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Celebration New Orleans–style

May 18, 2019
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Tulane University Commencement brought together students, alumni, family and friends for a joyful celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2019. With honorary degrees, faculty teaching awards and...

Runsdorf recipient champions food justice

May 17, 2019
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Maya Newman had always been interested in food justice issues, so she joined the Tulane University chapter of the Food Recovery Network (FRN) her freshman year. The group of volunteers...

All the #tulane19 chatter

May 17, 2019
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The 2019 University Commencement Ceremony was held Saturday, May 18, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with nearly 3,000 Tulane graduates present. It is no surprise that many highlights from the...

University Commencement hits all the right notes

May 17, 2019
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“Wherever you go, don’t forget the lessons of this place,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, told graduates at Tulane University Commencement on Saturday, May 18. 

More than 3,000 candidates...

Law grad has a ‘lifetime of gratitude’

May 16, 2019
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There is nothing easy about law school – it’s three years of relentless, demanding workload.

Now imagine attending one of the nation’s most rigorous institutions following a diagnosis —...

Activist with triple major is Class of 2019 student Commencement speaker

May 16, 2019
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For Abi Mbaye, Tulane’s reputation was only outdone by its campus. Mbaye, a native of New York City who grew up for a while in Senegal, thought the campus was so magnificent, it was an “...

Exceptional student, artist, Newcomb Scholar will be missed

May 15, 2019
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Margaret K. “Meg” Maurer of Forest Lake, Minnesota, a Newcomb Scholar and 2019 graduating senior, died in a tragic accident on March 5. The Tulane community mourns the loss of this truly...

Mellon Fellow earns PhD with research on racism-based trauma

May 15, 2019
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Curtis Davis Jr. graduates on Saturday with a doctorate in social work. It’s impressive that he earned the PhD in less than three years, having arrived at Tulane with a master’s degree and several...

Beloved Bead Tree removed from campus

May 14, 2019
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On Tuesday afternoon Tulane University’s iconic Bead Tree was removed from its longtime spot on the uptown campus. The nearly 30-year-old Nuttall oak sustained damage when it was struck by...

Peace Corps signs up David Woodside, 2019 Altman Scholar

May 13, 2019
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David Woodside is on his way to immerse himself in Ukraine.

He graduates on May 18 with bachelor’s degrees from both the School of Liberal Arts (in political economy)...

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