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McAlister Begins to Grow Green

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In the life of every university, the end of the spring semester typically signals the start of campus improvement projects. This year, the confetti from the previous weekend's commencement...

Grad Wins "Tweet" to Be Ellen"s Red-carpet Correspondent

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On Wednesday (May 20), recent Tulane University graduate Michelle Holmes must have felt like a celebrity as she was ushered through make-up, hair styling and wardrobe in preparation for an evening...

Connick in Tune With New Orleans

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Between camera flashes and backstage mingling at the Tulane Commencement 2009 ceremony on Saturday (May 16), honorary degree recipient Harry Connick Jr. spoke with the New Wave...

Health Care Goes to School

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If students at Walter L. Cohen High School get a fever or sprain an ankle, they won't have to travel much farther than down the hall to see a doctor or nurse practitioner. On May 12, the Tulane...

Jobs Still There for Grads

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Assisting soon-to-be graduates in polishing their resumes and honing their job-interview skills are typical of the services provided by the Tulane University Career Center. More recently, however...

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...

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...

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