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In the midst of the pandemic: The luminous, fantastical and endlessly fascinating world of Hunt Slonem

May 08, 2020

Hunt Slonem sits in a chair that once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother Joseph. “Believe it or not, he lived in New Jersey,” he tells me. Slonem is a baritone who speaks with a punctuated,...

Famous guest speakers visit Tulane classes, virtually

May 07, 2020

Through video teleconferencing, Tulane professors brought to their classes this spring highly accomplished experts in their fields who suddenly, due to the pandemic, had open dates on their...

Class of 2024 sets university record for yield, academic quality and diversity

May 06, 2020

For the fourth year in a row, Tulane’s incoming fall class will be the most selective, academically qualified and diverse in university history.

“We cannot wait to...

Tulane ranked high among schools in shaping nation’s public health workforce

May 06, 2020

Tulane University is ranked as one of the top schools in the nation for producing senior academic administrators who are shaping our nation’s public health workforce, according...

Class of 2020 Newcomb Scholars present digital symposium

May 06, 2020

At the beginning of every school year, a small group of first-year Tulane students vie for a spot in the selective Newcomb Scholars Program...

Running with the Wolfes: Tulane teaching couple adjusts to new normal

Apr 29, 2020


Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced Tulane University professors to move their teaching responsibilities from the classroom to their computers, Justin and Edith Wolfe knew they would have to...

Newcomb Archives to create digital “scrapbook” of COVID-19 and gender

Apr 28, 2020

As this unforgettable semester comes to a close, Newcomb Archives is asking women and trans, non-binary, gender-nonconforming and LGBQ individuals,...

A ray of hope in the crisis, Dr. Kendra Harris shines light on needs of healthcare providers

Apr 24, 2020

Leave it to Dr. Kendra Harris to find the silver lining in the coronavirus epidemic that has so greatly affected New Orleans.  Harris, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Tulane...

Tulane’s Jay Rappaport to serve on National Institutes of Health’s coronavirus working group

Apr 21, 2020

Tulane National Primate Research Center Director, Dr. Jay Rappaport, was recently invited by Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of a...

Tulane director to serve as member of NIH public-private collaboration in fight against COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020

Tulane National Primate Research Center Director, Dr. Jay Rappaport, will serve as a member of a newly formed National Institutes of Health (NIH) public-private collaboration to rapidly respond to...