June 10, 2019
When disaster strikes a community, a key factor in whether it can bounce back is its reserve of resilience before it was tested by hardship. Researchers are discovering that this resilience is inextricably linked to a community’s unique history and culture.
June 05, 2019
Yonah Schiller, executive director and Rabbi of Tulane Hillel, released a national report and article about a pilot program that brought Tulane Hillel’s organizational design processes and methodologies to 15 others Hillels across the United States and Canada, to outstanding quantitative results.
June 05, 2019
This Saturday, June 8, at 2 p.m., Newcomb Art Museum presents “Changemakers” — a conversation highlighting local issues critical to criminal justice reform as discussed by families directly impacted by the system as well as policy experts. The panel takes place in Freeman Auditorium in the Woldenberg Art Center.
April 30, 2019
On May 12 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., guests are invited to celebrate the special women in their lives and support Newcomb Art Museum by enjoying a delicious high tea service with sweet and savory treats and teas catered by the English Tea Room.
April 29, 2019
Carol Lavin Bernick, an accomplished businesswoman, philanthropist, alumna and longtime supporter of Tulane, has been appointed chair-elect of the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body, beginning a three-year term on July 1, 2020.
April 24, 2019
Tulane University professor William Brumfield has dedicated much of his life and career to showcasing Russian architecture through breathtaking photos of the country’s cathedrals and historic sites. This week, Brumfield was lauded for his work by Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov during a visit to the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States of America in Washington, D.C. According to the embassy’s Facebook page, Antonov stressed the significance of Brumfield’s role in preserving Russia’s cultural heritage and expressed gratitude for “this grandiose contribution.”
April 17, 2019
Tulane researcher Sarah Gray wins Early Career Award for work in child development.
April 10, 2019
Tulane University anthropology professor William Balée has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to document the historical ecology of the lower Amazon basin.
March 29, 2019
The first “Globalization and Culture in Israel” conference takes place April 4–5 in Tulane University’s Jewish Studies Building at 7031 Freret Street on the uptown campus, with a documentary screening and a panel of international speakers.
March 28, 2019
On April 2, scholars, artists and activists will present on the topic of sovereignty and Indigenous communities at the Second Annual New Orleans Center for the Gulf South Indigenous Symposium, whose 2019 theme is Sovereignty and the State: Indigenous Challenges to Imperial Claims.