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Wave Goodbye to the Class of 2009

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As events led up to Tulane University Commencement 2009 on Saturday (May 16), parents, grandparents and other relatives and friends flocked to New Orleans to celebrate their graduates' success....

Paying Education Forward

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While Denali Lander has known for most of her life that she'd one day become a schoolteacher, Samantha Sanacore and Eric Sweeney didn't decide to become educators until they were students at...

Tetlow and Perdew Win Teaching Honors

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Amazing, inspiring and passionate are words that Tania Tetlow's students use to describe the associate professor of law. John Perdew, professor of physics, is recognized for teaching with...

Weiss Presidential Fellows Expect No Easy Answers

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Judith Maxwell and Justin Wolfe share a teaching philosophy: They don't look for the “right answer” from their students. The recipients of Weiss Presidential Fellowships — Tulane University's...

A Katrina Class Story: Class Reunion

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French professor Beth Poe...

Celebrating the Courageous "Katrina Class"

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With big-name celebrities, highly distinguished recipients of honorary degrees, state-of-the art-video production, herald trumpets and a pyrotechnic finale, the Tulane University 2009 Commencement...

Commencement To Open "New Chapter"

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Every commencement is a milestone for the graduate. Its pageantry signifies a validation of effort, certification of success and, perhaps, the first serious farewell to childhood. In this respect...

2009 Medical Class Learns Resiliency, Focus

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In 2005, flooding in downtown New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina forced the Tulane School of Medicine to relocate at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and then Hurricane Rita delayed the...

Two Katrina Class Stories: Helping Hands

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Global Degrees: Public Health's First Undergrad Class

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Rita Golikeri and Andrew Chan will be among the 29 students at Commencement who are the first to graduate with a four-year undergraduate public health degree from Tulane University. The program...

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