February 21, 2020
Tulane University has signed a long-term lease with the owners of the former Warwick Hotel, a 12-story building located at 1315 Gravier St., adjacent to Tulane University School of Medicine. The university plans to fill 154 apartments of the renovated building with graduate students, researchers, physicians, faculty and other affiliates of its expanding downtown campus.
February 18, 2020
Tulane University’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture For America to host a select group of 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship centers across the country during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week in March.
February 10, 2020
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announced today it will partner with Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, and the City of New Orleans’ Mayor’s Office of Youth and Families to bring a group of 15 talented and award-winning children’s authors for the event’s inaugural Family Day at the Festival on Saturday, March 21, 2020.
February 10, 2020
Nick Spitzer, creator and producer of the “American Routes” radio show, was recognized by Folk Alliance International at its January conference.
January 15, 2020
To celebrate the opening of the brand new exhibition, Brandan “BMike” Odums: NOT Supposed 2-Be Here, Newcomb Art Museum is hosting an exhibition reception on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. featuring music, catering, kids’ art activities and an interview with the artist – all free and open to the public.
January 15, 2020
President Mike Fitts addressed a group of New Orleans business leaders, economic development experts and other community members at the 2020 Economic Outlook Summit, which took place Jan. 9 at the downtown office of The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate.
December 11, 2019
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announced today the commitment of over 30 additional authors to headline its inaugural weekend, March 19-21, on Tulane’s Uptown campus. The latest group includes Thomas Jessen Adams, Gabriela Alemán, Jami Attenberg, C. Morgan Babst, Rebecca Balcárcel, Emily Bernard, Ginny Brzezinski, Stephanie Carter, Danielle Del Sol, Justin Devillier, Freddi Evans, Rodrigo Fuentes, Cheryl Gerber, Chris Granger, Deandrea Green-Humble, Jason Hardy, Lisa Howorth, Ladee Hubbard, Valerie Jarrett, Kris Lane, Susan Langenhennig, Kiese Laymon, Tracy Nelson Maurer, Jerry Mitchell, Justin Nystrom, John Pope, Peter Ricchiuti, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Matt Sakakeeny, Katy Simpson Smith, Michael Tisserand, Poppy Tooker, Cleo Wade, Jeanette Weiland and Kathleen Welch.
December 09, 2019
Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, NOT Supposed 2-Be Here, the first solo show in a museum setting by artist Brandan “BMike” Odums. The exhibition is set to open Saturday, Jan. 18 and run through May 23, 2020.
September 27, 2019
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will bring together scholars, activists and community members for a day-long event observing the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in America and exploring its lasting impact on inequalities for communities across the country.
September 20, 2019
Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business released the results of the 2019 Greater New Orleans Startup Report, the first comprehensive overview of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
August 07, 2019
A year ago, Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) re-introduced a new, updated digital design program with concentrations in graphic design, interactive design and game art and animation. The new courses and the launch of three new computer labs resulted in a 50-percent increase in enrollment following the first year. The year also proved to be record-setting in other ways.
July 22, 2019
Lights at the intersections where the Lafitte Greenway meets New Orleans’ busy streets are meant to make drivers stop for cyclists and pedestrians. That’s the intention, at least. New research from Tulane University, however, finds drivers are more likely to hit the gas instead of the brakes when they see those lights flashing.
July 17, 2019
The Pincus Family Foundation has awarded a $550,000 grant to Tulane University to create a new, interdisciplinary program that will train future leaders in community-focused violence prevention in New Orleans.