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Symbols of fun at Tualne University Commencement.
Celebration New Orleans–style
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 memorable speeches, all wrapped in a musical theme, Tulane sent forth more than 3,000 graduates. See highlights...


May 18, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

Tulane University Commencement featured keynote speaker Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, and virtuoso musical performances by Dr. Michael White as more than 3,000 academic degrees were conferred by Tulane President Mike Fitts.

May 15, 2019 - Faith Dawson

Tulane PhD candidate Curtis Davis Jr. will receive a degree in social work on Saturday and is heading to the University of Southern Mississippi for a faculty position. His research centers around racism-based trauma.

May 14, 2019 - Tulane Today staff

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 lightning several years ago, which weakened its root system.

May 09, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University researchers across disciplines have played an important role in fighting infectious disease epidemics around the globe. That storied history is brought to life in OutBreak: Epidemics in a Connected World, a new exhibit downtown co-sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.


May 08, 2019 - Miriam Taylor

In celebration of Mother’s Day weekend and in conjunction with its current exhibition Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana, Newcomb Art Museum will host a full day of free activities on Saturday, May 11, designed to engage communities both on and off campus, including a free performance by members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.