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Commencement 2017
A day to remember for the Class of 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 bid adieu to the Class of 2017. 

Video Story

Mar 01, 2017 - New Wave staff

Storyville, New Orleans’ legalized red light district, has been closed for 100 years. A new documentary short provides insight into what Storyville was like during Carnival and the dichotomy between how it was experienced among the upper and lower classes. View the video.

Feb 16, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A group of Tulane medical students spent their weekend helping homeowners in New Orleans East clean up following last week’s destructive tornado. The first-year School of Medicine students shoveled, raked and hauled hundreds of pounds of debris to the curb for collection.

Feb 15, 2017 - New Wave staff

The Dames de Perlage Marching Krewe are known for their hand-sewn costumes featuring beaded corsets and elaborate headdresses. Meet a few of the Tulane participants in this video.

Feb 14, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

Dozens of Tulane students, staff members and volunteers will brave a close shave this Friday in support of kids with cancer. The annual fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation brings in thousands of dollars each year to help fund childhood cancer research.

Jan 03, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to keep. That’s why Leah Sarris, Executive Chef and Director of Operations at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, suggests starting with small goals and building as you progress.