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Sign to celebrate - May 11, 2018
Gibson Hall, adorned with a brand-new banner celebrating Tulane graduates, glows in the late afternoon sunlight. The sign is 42 feet long, 5 feet tall, and features the Green Wave logo, better known as “Angry Wave.”

From China to America, grad finds home at Tulane - May 11, 2018
Mimi Chen was born in China, grew up in Australia and later moved to America at 8 years old when her father accepted a job in Washington state. While this much travel at such a young age would have been difficult for some, Chen said it helped her...

40 years in the making, Tulane graduate reaches new milestone - May 10, 2018
Though it has been 40 years since she graduated from Newcomb College in 1978, Virginia Adolph is once again ready to celebrate commencement as a Tulane graduate. Adolph is one of 11 students who took part in the inaugural doctoral program offered...

Tulane commencement dances into Superdome with live jazz, second lines, Jesmyn Ward, Steve Gleason, Irma Thomas and More - May 10, 2018
*****MEDIA ALERT*****   WHAT: Tulane University’s Commencement 2018 WHEN: 9 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 WHERE: The Mercedes-Benz Superdome WHO: Nearly 3,000 Tulane graduates, their families, friends and keynote speaker Jesmyn Ward, a two-time...

Show us your marvelous mortarboard - May 03, 2018
In order to stand out amongst the sea of caps and gowns gathered on the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during the Unified Commencement Ceremony, Tulane students get creative by making memorable mortarboards. Whether you paint your cap with...

Tulane seniors win screenwriting competition - April 19, 2018
Two Tulane University seniors were recently awarded top prizes in the Short Subject category of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts’ Student Screenwriting Competition. Molly Bookner and Brennan O'Donnell, both digital media...

New Wave seeks extraordinary 2018 graduates - April 18, 2018
Update: The nomination period has closed. The Class of  2018 is filled with individuals who have had an extraordinary experience at Tulane University or who will embark on an exciting post-college chapter unlike that of any other.  We are seeking...

Experience Tulane commencement behind the scenes - March 09, 2018
Behind the scenes of the Tulane Unified Commencement Ceremony, there are roughly 300 staff volunteers ensuring the big day for graduates is a memorable one. Those volunteers gathered recently for the annual Commencement Volunteer Luncheon to ignite...

The calm before - May 24, 2017
For commencement, the university photographers are generally focused on what happens on the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But before the music and speeches, before the confetti and dancing, cameras and lenses record the jubilation of the...

Unbroken chain - May 23, 2017
Members of the junior class present a daisy chain made up of more than 1,000 flowers during the Under the Oaks ceremony the Friday before commencement. The Newcomb College Institute honored 2017 women graduates and 50-year alumnae during the...

One last wave - May 22, 2017
Before the pomp and circumstance of commencement, graduates and their friends and family get the party started at Wave Goodbye  on the academic quad. Music and food set the mood as members of the Class of 2017 celebrated their accomplishments at the...

Poll: What was your favorite commencement moment? - May 22, 2017
During the course of Tulane University’s Unified Commencement Ceremony there are many moments graduates and their families enjoy. Tell us your favorite moment in today’s poll.

A day to remember for the Class of 2017 - May 21, 2017
Each year anticipation for the Unified Commencement Ceremony builds for graduates ahead of the big day, but the ceremony itself is over in the blink of an eye. Enjoy the day’s events for just a few more minutes by watching this video of how Tulane...

Dame, duets and degrees - May 20, 2017
Each year, Tulane University pulls out all the stops to celebrate the graduating class with pomp, circumstance and a healthy dose of New Orleans flair. This year proved no different as 2017 commencement speaker, Dame Helen Mirren, wowed those in the...

Helen Mirren, Branford Marsalis shine at Tulane Commencement - May 20, 2017
Tulane University President Mike Fitts gave the 2,800 members of the Class of 2017 a commencement speech chock-full of humorous student vernacular. “I don’t understand most of what I’m about to say,” he deadpanned, before referring to them as being...

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