May 16, 2019
Abi Mbaye will serve as Tulane’s student speaker for the Class of 2019 at Commencement.
May 15, 2019
The Tulane community mourns the loss of Meg Maurer, a Newcomb Scholar who was set to graduate on Saturday. Maurer was known for her skillful illustrations of nature, which will be on display in the new Commons building.
May 15, 2019
Tulane PhD candidate Curtis Davis Jr. will receive a degree in social work on Saturday and is heading to the University of Southern Mississippi for a faculty position. His research centers around racism-based trauma.
May 14, 2019
On Tuesday afternoon Tulane University’s iconic Bead Tree was removed from its longtime spot on the uptown campus. The nearly 30-year-old Nuttall oak sustained damage when it was struck by lightning several years ago, which weakened its root system.
May 13, 2019
New Tulane graduate David Woodside, an Altman Scholar in International Studies and Business, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and is on his way to Ukraine this summer to facilitate business development there.
May 13, 2019
Tulane Athletics displays the “Graduated With Honors” Wall, which highlights the academic achievements of graduating Tulane student-athletes. It was made possible by a gift from Don (A&S ’81) and Lora Peters.
May 08, 2019
In celebration of Mother’s Day weekend and in conjunction with its current exhibition Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana, Newcomb Art Museum will host a full day of free activities on Saturday, May 11, designed to engage communities both on and off campus, including a free performance by members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.
May 02, 2019
The newest class of Tulanians includes just over 1,800 students. With more than 41,000 applications (6% more applications than last year), that equals the academically strongest, most selective and diverse class ever.
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 26, 2019
Although 61 percent of New Orleans’ low-income youth who graduate from public school will go on to college, only 15 percent of those will graduate with a degree. Finding solutions to this problem was the focus of “Life After High School: A Convening on Postsecondary Success,” a one-day symposium presented by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University.
April 25, 2019
Lisa Jackson, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Tulane in 1983, received Tulane’s Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony at The World War II Museum. Jackson is vice president for environment, policy and social initiatives at Apple.
April 24, 2019
Members of Tulane’s diverse community, who have had substantial and lasting impact on the university, will receive campus-wide recognition beginning next fall with the naming of a student residential hall, a center, a professorship and a lectureship in their honor.