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Student journalist highlights stories of underrepresented communities - May 19, 2021
“I love talking to people and learning their stories,” explained graduating senior Juan Alejandro Olarte-Cortes. “Highlighting stories of underrepresented communities is not just fulfilling to me, but it creates visibility, which is integral to...

First architecture students graduate with new Real Estate degree - May 18, 2021
Less than a year ago, the new undergraduate real estate degree officially began at Tulane School of Architecture, but this fast-growing program is already graduating its first class in 2021. Sixteen students will graduate in May with the Bachelor...

SoPA student speaker and father paves the way for New Orleans youth - May 18, 2021
Derick Houston Jr.’s journey to — and through — the Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) isn’t unusual. But his motivation and work ethic are in a league of their own. Houston said he did not immediately consider Tulane as a...

Senior played impactful role in School of Architecture’s transition during pandemic - May 18, 2021
Ask anyone at Tulane School of Architecture and they will tell you how creative and thoughtful Jesse Toohey is as a designer and fabrication specialist. But Toohey, who graduates in May with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, gets inspiration...

Commencement 2021: Stay in touch! - May 17, 2021
Stay in touch for the latest news about Commencement 2021! Text the phrase TUGrad to 888777 to opt in for our Commencement texts and emergency alerts. Click here to sign up for email updates.  Email your questions to tugrad@tulane.edu.  Follow...

Law ‘encompassed all of my passions, all of my interests,’ says student Commencement speaker - May 17, 2021
Andrea Ewalefo is one of the student Commencement speakers for 2021. Her speech will be part of the Unified Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 22. A passion for advocacy prompted Andrea Ewalefo, JD/MBA candidate at Tulane Law School and A.B....

Tulane grads’ magnificent mortarboards - May 17, 2021
*/ Tulane graduates are ready for Commencement — here, a few grads show off some mad decorating skills. 1 Logan Alexis Weber Spears will earn a Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health before going on to nursing school. 2 Charlotte...

Commencement 2021 is here! - May 17, 2021
Individual School Ceremonies In addition to the virtual University Commencement Ceremony, graduates are invited to the ceremony of the school awarding their degree. It is at these graduation ceremonies that graduates’ names are called, and they...

PhD candidate motivated by a sense of responsibility to the natural world - May 17, 2021
The pursuit of a doctoral degree is academically rigorous and requires dedication and focus, but for Laura Scott, who is graduating this spring with a PhD in Environmental Health Sciences from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the...

Triple major and honors student completes coursework, navigating 13-hour time difference - May 17, 2021
One need only peruse his resumé to recognize just how demanding the past four years at Tulane University have been for Kaiyu Wang, a graduating senior from China. A triple major in chemistry, mathematics and economics, Wang boasts numerous awards,...

Runsdorf recipients have a track record of service - May 14, 2021
The Center for Public Service (CPS) announced that Amna Ashraf and Margaret Conrad have received the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award for 2021. Ashraf and Conrad are both graduating with the Class of 2021. The Jim Runsdorf...

Show us your marvelous mortarboard! - May 06, 2021
In anticipation of Commencement, graduating Tulane students get creative by making memorable mortarboards. Whether painted with words of wisdom, adorned with Mardi Gras beads, dusted with glitter or illuminated by lights, the intricate designs...

Know a great 2021 grad? Tell ‘Tulane Today’! - April 06, 2021
Do you know a great 2021 grad from any of Tulane’s schools or at any degree level? The Tulane University Class of 2021 has many individuals who have had extraordinary experiences, especially during the pandemic, or who will embark on exciting post-...

Music, celebrities and more will help Tulane virtually celebrate the conferral of degrees - May 13, 2020
Tulane University’s annual commencement, a storied celebration that blends legendary New Orleans musical performances with internationally known keynote speakers, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the university will recognize the...

Bringing Commencement home to the Tulane campus - September 17, 2019
Tulane University announced on Wednesday that its 2020 Commencement ceremony will be held for the first time ever in Yulman Stadium on the university’s uptown campus. The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which has been home to most Tulane commencements...

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