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Tulane to expand downtown campus with research-focused renovation

Tulane continues to expand its footprint in New Orleans with its largest downtown project to date — renovation of the Hutchinson Memorial Building.

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Tulane installs 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…

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New Tulane Hillel director prepares to welcome the Class of 2028

Gary Brandt is the new executive director of Tulane Hillel, a Jewish organization at more than 850 colleges and universities around the world.

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Tulane strengthens resilience for 2024 hurricane season

Major increases in backup energy capacity make Tulane one of the most resilient college campuses in the United States.

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Tulane National Primate Research Center breaks ground on new office building

The Tulane National Primate Research Center broke ground on a new office building at its Covington campus.

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The musical robots of Dixon Hall

In Algorithmic and Computer Music, groups of students combine musical and engineering concepts to create musical robots. 

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Tulane receives gift from Gene and Mary Koss to create professorship in glass

A gift from Tulane professor Gene Koss and his wife, Mary, will create the Gene and Mary Koss Professorship in Glass Endowed Fund.

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Tulane recognizes distinguished cohort of 2024 graduates during Tulane 34 Awards Ceremony

Thirty-four exceptional graduates from the Class of 2024 were honored at the Tulane 34 Award Ceremony on Thursday, May 16.

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Photo recap: Unified Commencement Ceremony honors Class of 2024

Relive Tulane's 2024 Unified Commencement Ceremony, held Saturday, May 18, 2024, through these photo highlights.

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Tulane Commencement celebrates the resilience and ambition of the Class of 2024

At the Unified Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, Tulane honored the Class of 2024, made up of 2,800 graduates across nine schools and…

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Assistants who supported classroom technology during COVID-19 graduate

Eleven of the assistants have remained with the program and will join their fellow graduates at Commencement 2024.

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Graduating students honored for commitment to public service with 2024 Runsdorf Award

William Bai and Mickey Mickle are the 2024 recipients of the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award.

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Tulane School of Architecture receives $2.91 million for its new Center on Climate Change and Urbanism

Tulane received a gift to propel the School of Architecture’s multidisciplinary efforts in climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

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Graduating student leader embodies service and spirit of ‘paying it forward’

Graduating student Kwesil Ezeh has shown dedication to service across various leadership roles and organizations during her time at Tulane.

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Graduate reflects with gratitude on her time as student leader at Tulane

Graduating student and Tulane 34 recipient Akira Shelton has been a part of several student organizations, which have given her profound lessons.

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Tulane grad inspired to continue work supporting underserved small business owners

Tarlton Walker wants to work in the private equity investment space, focusing on supporting Black and Brown business owners.

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Give Green 2024 breaks records in money raised, number of donors

A record number of Tulanians came together to raise more money than ever before.

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Tulane University names new chief of police, Frank Young

Young joined the Tulane University Police Department in 2022 and most recently served as the deputy chief of patrol operations.

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Forging an inclusive physics community at Tulane

Between the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics in January and the Society for Women in Physics and Engineering Physics, the physics…

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian and commentator Jon Meacham to address Tulane’s 2024 graduates

Jon Meacham, the acclaimed presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will be address graduates at Tulane's 2024 Unified…

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Tulane awarded $1 million to create innovative graduate study program in Africana Studies and Art

With the grant, the School of Liberal Arts has developed a collaborative program between the Africana Studies Program and the Newcomb Art Department.

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Third annual New Orleans Book Fest at Tulane University: Relive the literary celebration through photos

The festival lit up the uptown campus March 14-16, with more than 150 authors and thought leaders, 90+ panels, book signings and more.

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Trailblazing alumna highlights mentorship during NTC dean’s colloquium

Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered to hear from alumna, Board of Tulane member and Apple executive Lisa P. Jackson.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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Newcomb Art Museum to open exhibits exploring new acquisitions, Black labor and folk art from the American South

From Jan. 18 through June 1, 2024, Newcomb Art Museum will present three distinct exhibitions – Legacy Traces: Recent Additions to the Museum…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Tulane receives $5 million in scholarship support

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

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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…

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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.

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Making a splash with Wave of Support

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

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Unforgettable moments at Wave Weekend ’23

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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…

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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…

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Tulane surges ahead with ‘Always the Audacious’

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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…