Cheryl A. Verlander (NC ’70, SW ’75) and her husband, Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht, have made a $1 million bequest to Tulane’s Verlander-Bracht Scholarship Endowed Fund, which they created in 2008 to support students who are pursuing master’s degrees at the
Couple makes $1 million bequest to strengthen their Tulane School of Social Work scholarship

July 18, 2022

Alumna Cheryl A. Verlander and her husband, Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht, have made a $1 million bequest to Tulane’s Verlander-Bracht Scholarship Endowed Fund, which they created in 2008 to support students who are
COVID-19 Vaccine
Large study finds menstrual changes after COVID vaccine

July 15, 2022

A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-
Shawn Abbott
Tulane University names veteran admissions leader to head enrollment management

July 13, 2022

Shawn Abbott, who has held leadership roles in enrollment management at NYU, Stanford, Columbia and other top universities, has accepted the appointment as Tulane University’s new vice president for enrollment
Saltshaker
To live a longer life, skip the salt shaker at meals

July 11, 2022

A new Tulane University study finds that people who always add extra salt to their meals had a 28% higher risk of dying prematurely from any cause compared to those who never or rarely added salt.
Jesmyn Ward
Jesmyn Ward to receive 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

July 05, 2022

Jesmyn Ward, creative writing professor at the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.
President Michael A. Fitts
Tulane Board ensures that President Michael Fitts’ vision for university continues

July 05, 2022

President Michael A. Fitts will continue at the helm of Tulane University until at least 2026, after the Board of Tulane voted unanimously at its June meeting to extend his term as president.

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