December 19, 2018
Emmanuel Rotich never set out to be a competitive cross country runner, yet running was a big part of his life. Growing up in the remote village of Rift Valley, Kenya, he would run to school each morning and back home each evening. In between, he’d run home for lunch and then back to school for afternoon classes.
December 17, 2018
The 2018 President’s Staff Excellence Awards were recently presented to several of Tulane University’s staff members who best represent high achievement in their contributions to the university.
December 14, 2018
Professors Walter Isaacson, Jesmyn Ward, Mark Vail and Cathy Taylor, were among the faculty experts quoted in news stories around the nation this week. See who else made headlines in this week’s News in Review video.
December 13, 2018
While All-American running back Eddie Price (pictured) did not actually appear in the 1949 film Father Was a Fullback, the Tulane team scored a mention in the movie. Price led the Green Wave to the Southeastern Conference football championship that year, for real.
December 07, 2018
Professors Walter Isaacson and Jesmyn Ward served as panelists during The New York Times’ annual Cities for Tomorrow conference held in New Orleans Dec. 6-7 in celebration of the city’s 300th anniversary.
December 07, 2018
Tulane archivist Ann E. Case paints a picture of turmoil and perseverance in the “September 1918’s Winds of War: War, Women, and the Spanish Influenza Come to Campus.”
December 06, 2018
Mike Strecker, a longtime Tulane employee and author of the Amazon best-selling series Young Comic’s Guide to Telling Jokes, has turned his comedic eye to his hometown with Jokes for Crescent City Kids, a collection of original New Orleans–based children’s jokes just released by Pelican Publishing Company.
December 05, 2018
In her forthcoming book, Glass and Gavel: the U.S. Supreme Court and Alcohol, Nancy Maveety, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, discusses how the justices have participated in both the enjoyment and the restriction of beverage alcohol throughout our country’s history.
November 30, 2018
Several national media outlets reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise this week. See what they had to say in the latest Tulane News in Review video.
November 28, 2018
Justin Lee Miller’s credits include the Broadway productions of The Phantom of the Opera, On the Town, Kismet off-Broadway, Sweeney Todd at the New York Philharmonic, and Porgy and Bess at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
November 14, 2018
The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”