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Newcomb-Tulane College Ready for Supersized Class

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A university that after Hurricane Katrina saw its freshman enrollment cut in half, Tulane appears to be taking in stride the challenges associated with quite a different exigency ­— providing...

Hot Summer Nights Concerts, Wavefest Welcome Students

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What better way for students to conclude the first day of classes than with a live concert of funky, New Orleans–style music? On Wednesday (Aug. 27), the first of a new Hot Summer Nights concert...

A New Home for "The Bubble"

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Most people called it “The Bubble,” some called it “The Onion” and hardly anyone referred to it as “The Pavilion,” which was the official name of the large, bulbous structure that occupied a...

Roommates Click Through Online Match

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Kaitlin Splett and Katelyn Smalley have a lot in common. They share the same initials, they both love theater, and during Saturday's residence hall move-in day, they were issued keys to the same...

Spirited Welcome for Class of 2012

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August brings many things to the uptown area: heat, humidity and an influx of students and their families. Saturday (Aug. 23) marked the first steps on the college journey for the class of 2012,...

Alumnus Sails Into Beijing Olympics

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John Dane III has waited a lifetime for his shot at the Olympics. At 58 and four decades after setting his goal, the Tulane civil engineering graduate finally got his chance to represent the...

Grand Perspectives

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“There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view,” said German philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This summer, a group of six Tulane students experienced what...

Tulane Expands Community Health Care

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Reaching out to provide health care in an area where it is desperately needed, Tulane University is opening a new community health center in eastern New Orleans, offering low-cost, high-quality...

Students Star in TV"s "Architecture School"

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In a world consumed by not-so-real reality television, the Sundance Channel presents “Architecture School,” an original documentary series that follows a group of Tulane University School of...

Tulane-Backed Effort Becomes Law

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A program inspired by Hurricane Katrina and pushed by Tulane University is among the provisions contained in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Opportunity Act that President George W....

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