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Service With a Smile

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Despite rainy skies, 1,500 Tulane volunteers extended helping hands to the New Orleans community on Friday and Saturday (Aug. 27–28) at more than 25 service locations, garnering attention from...

Katrina Memories: "Didn"t Miss a Beat"

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Howard-Tilton Memorial Library was a microcosm for the entire city in the days after Hurricane Katrina. Originally told the building had dodged a bullet and came away unscathed, Lance Query, dean...

Author Dave Eggers Tells Tales From the Flood

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“Why are you here?” Dave Eggers posed this question to an exuberant audience of mainly first-year students in McAlister Auditorium on Thursday (Aug. 26).

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Katrina Memories: Dedicated to the City

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In the days and weeks following the flooding of New Orleans in August 2005, Tulane was forced to close for a semester and reassess its entire operation. One change that came out of the...

Photo: On the Avenue

        

 



Framed by a canopy of oak trees, historic Gibson Hall welcomes visitors to the Tulane uptown campus along St. Charles Avenue. (Photo by Guillermo Cabrera-Rojo)




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Exhibit Remembers Hurricane Katrina

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It's been nearly five years since Hurricane Katrina roared on shore just east of New Orleans, causing the failure of the flood protection system in the metro area. In an effort to mourn what was...

"History Detectives" Airs Louisiana Story

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When the popular PBS television show “History Detectives” needed an expert in Louisiana colonial history, they turned to Emily Clark, associate professor at Tulane. The resulting episode featuring...

Getting to Know TU

        

 




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Curb the Smoking

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If you're a smoker — faculty or staff member, student or visitor — on the Tulane uptown campus, you had better become friends with one of the 21 silver poles with bright green trim that are...

Poetry Reading Commemorates Katrina

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To mark the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall, eight American poets with ties to Louisiana, including Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa, will read their own poetry on...

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