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Tulane mathematician named 2024 Sloan Foundation research fellow

Samuel Punshon-Smith, an assistant professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is one of 126 named Sloan Foundation…

Tulane named a top producer of Fulbright students for second year in a row

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named Tulane a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students for…

On Campus
Tulane breaks ground on National Pan-Hellenic Council plots

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) plots will serve as a public space for students, alumni and community members to celebrate the rich history…

Carnival Collection at Tulane presents a vibrant chronicle of history and culture

The Carnival Collection is part of Tulane Libraries' Louisiana Research Collection and includes more than 5,600 costume and float designs…

New Hires, NOLA, People
Tulane appoints Dr. Kasi Russell-Lodrigue as associate director and chief veterinary medical officer at TNPRC

Tulane University has appointed Kasi Russell-Lodrigue, as the new associate director, chief veterinary medical officer, and chair of the Division of…

Research in Real Time
Tulane University awarded $9.2 million NIH contract for innovative oral vaccine development

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded a contract for up to $…

Life@Tulane, People, Trailblazers
Tulane alumni honored at 2024 Black Medical Alumni Reunion

The 2024 Tulane Black Medical Alumni Reunion celebrated more than 50 years of Black medical alumni achievements and legacy.

News Releases, Research in Real Time, Science
Tulane receives $1.6 million to develop nanoscale drug delivery

Creating holes in a cell is usually a bad thing, but researchers at Tulane are studying how they might create controlled nanopores to deliver…

On Campus, People
Interim dean selected for School of Professional Advancement

Ilianna Kwaske has assumed the role of interim dean at the Tulane School of Professional Advancement effective Jan. 25.

Life@Tulane, People
2024 EDI Awards Ceremony

The EDI Awards recognized and celebrated the commitment by Tulanians who work toward creating an inclusive environment at the university.

On Campus
Newcomb Hall renovation to bring new light to School of Liberal Arts

Newcomb Hall, the iconic centerpiece of the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts, will begin a major renovation this summer.

Life@Tulane, People
Tulane freshman with muscular dystrophy finds joy and fulfillment on campus

Oliver Scheier and his parents credit the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility with helping make his first year at Tulane a positive one.

On Campus, Research in Real Time, Science
Tulane opens Paul Hall, a transformative home for science and engineering

The spring semester begins with opening of Steven and Jann Paul Hall for Science and Engineering, a state-of-the-art building for discovery and…

Office of the Provost and Innovation Institute fund three $50,000 technology development projects

Three new technologies have joined the growing roster of projects supported by the Provost’s Proof of Concept Fund.

Event, Life@Tulane, On Campus
Chess tournament shows revitalization of the game at Tulane

The Tulane Quick Chess Tournament, held last semester, was the largest all-ages United States Chess Federation tournament in Louisiana since 2018.

On Campus, People
School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) Dean Suri Duitch to step down in January

Suri Duitch, dean and vice president of academic innovation at Tulane University School of Professional Advancement, will step down Jan. 24.

Commencement, Event, On Campus
Tulane social work graduates ready to impact lives

Fifty Tulane School of Social Work students graduated this week with their doctorate degrees, and another 150 students received master’s degrees in…

On Campus, People
Angel Family Foundation gives $1.3 million for graduate economics fellowship at Tulane

The Angel Family Foundation’s gift to the Department of Economics will establish the Angel Family Graduate Fellowship Endowed Fund to provide tuition…

Event, Life@Tulane
Essential staff at Tulane celebrated with laughter and sincere appreciation

The Essential Employee Event was a celebration of the unwavering dedication of the essential staff of Tulane.

Health, People
Meet the Dean of Tulane's new Program of Nursing

Brenda Douglas PhD, RN, CNE, will serve as the Dean of the newly-announced Program of Nursing in the School of Medicine. This groundbreaking nursing…

On Campus
Therapy and bomb-sniffing dog brings comfort and security to campus

Officer Max, a highly trained service dog who is as adept at sniffing for explosives as he is at providing comfort, is a true celebrity at Tulane.

News Releases
Tulane economist receives grants to study charter schools at the national level

The National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University received a total of $975,964 in funding from both the…

NOLA, On Campus
Tulane debuts new 100% electric shuttles to reduce carbon footprint

Tulane University introduced nine new electric shuttles to its transportation fleet this fall, becoming the first university in the New Orleans area…

AI, On Campus
Tulane showcases AI expertise through new online hub

Tulane has launched a new website that highlights how Tulane is actively integrating AI across campus with guidelines to ensure ethical and…

News Releases, On Campus
Tulane receives $5 million in scholarship support

An anonymous $5 million donation will expand undergraduate scholarship opportunities at Tulane University.

Life@Tulane, NOLA, On Campus
Cowen Institute awarded grant to create the New Orleans College & Career Attainment Network

The Cowen Institute received a $250,000 grant from the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York to launch and expand the New Orleans…

NOLA, On Campus, People
Tulane University names David Harris as new Director of Athletics

David Harris has been named the Green Wave’s new Director of Athletics and the Ben Weiner Director of Athletics Chair.

NOLA, On Campus
Making a splash with Wave of Support

How the Wave of Support initiative is revamping Tulane’s mental and emotional health support systems

Event, Life@Tulane, NOLA, On Campus, World
Tulane celebrates global connections with 2023 International Education Week

Tulane's International Education Week celebrates the university's global footprint, with international students and scholars representing…

Tulane Researchers Honored at the 2023 Tulane Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Awards Ceremony

At Tulane University's annual Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Awards Ceremony, the spotlight was firmly on the university’s…

On Campus
Great startup ideas get exposure, feedback during Pitch Friday Homecoming edition

Tulane student entrepreneurs brought their startup ideas before Wave Weekend audiences during a homecoming round of Pitch Friday, competing for $1,…

On Campus, People
Tulane University Innovation Institute launches university’s first Faculty Innovation Council

Tulane faculty now have a direct line to weigh in on the university’s programmatic innovation strategies and goals for the Tulane University…

Event, Life@Tulane, NOLA, On Campus, People
Innovative alumni discuss entrepreneurial pursuits during Wave Weekend panel discussion

A panel of Tulane alumni entrepreneurs who have successfully launched and sustained innovative businesses shared their insights with Tulane students…

Life@Tulane, NOLA, On Campus, Photo article
Unforgettable moments at Wave Weekend ’23

Event, Life@Tulane, On Campus
Tulane alumni, families and students celebrate Wave Weekend ’23 with Green Wave spirit

Wave Weekend ’23 was full of celebration for Tulane students, families, alumni, faculty and staff, friends, and fans. More than 10,000 people…

Culture, Event, Life@Tulane, On Campus
Tulane alumni, families and students celebrate record-breaking Wave Weekend ’23 with Green Wave spirit

Wave Weekend ’23 was full of celebration for Tulane students, families, alumni, faculty and staff, friends, and fans. More than 10,000 people…

NOLA, On Campus
Tulane surges ahead with ‘Always the Audacious’

NOLA, On Campus, People, Science
Neuroscience junior is called to serve others

Isabel Arrarás López, a junior majoring in neuroscience, has worked to help study and promote health equity events, is part of Tulane’s Food Recovery…

Culture, On Campus, People, Retirements
Tulane students showcase creativity and tradition with sukkah build