January 29, 2018
In celebration of the tricentennial of New Orleans, author, professor of creative writing and frequent contributor to the New Yorker and New York Times, Thomas Beller examines writers who have helped him understand the contemporary city.
January 24, 2018
At a meeting organized by The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Joel Dinerstein of the Department of English and Rebecca Snedeker of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, a group of leading New Orleans-based artists, scholars and cultural leaders gathered to discuss the vital role that the arts play in shaping society.
January 22, 2018
From Friday, Feb. 2, through Sunday, Feb. 4, leaders in advocacy, policy, politics and popular culture will meet on the Tulane uptown campus during the Unrig the System Summit.
January 17, 2018
The Cowen Institute at Tulane University has released Measuring Opportunity in New Orleans, a guide and interactive website that is the fourth in the Institute’s series of data guides on opportunity youth, the term used to describe residents between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working.
January 16, 2018
Downtown New Orleans is a vibrant hub of hospitality, entrepreneurship and innovation. Beginning next year, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business will have a physical presence in the heart of it.
December 19, 2017
Among the Louisiana Research Collection’s 2017 acquisitions, particularly notable are the papers of prominent Louisiana gay activists Stewart Butler, Rich Magill, Alan Robinson and Skip Ward. Acquiring significant LGBTQ-related documents — letters, diaries, flyers and other materials — is one of the Louisiana Research Collection’s special focuses.
December 18, 2017
Tulane community members can help shape the future of New Orleans’ first bike-share program, Blue Bikes NOLA, by taking part in the Tulane Bike Share Survey, which was created through a collaboration between the Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane University Shuttles & Transportation, and the Tulane Office of Sustainability.
December 15, 2017
To commemorate the retirement of Bruce Raeburn, director of special collections and curator of the Hogan Jazz Archive, Carolyn Vance Smith, Marion Smith and William M. Smith Jr. donated a portrait of legendary musician Louis Armstrong to Tulane University.