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Slave ownership makes for complicated familial histories
On March 6, author Edward Ball will lead a talk titled “Life of a Klansman,” exploring the life of Ball’s great-grandfather, who violently opposed racial democracy in Louisiana between 1865 and 1877. Ball will discuss the birth of white identity through the eyes of his great-grandfather, a French...


Feb 22, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Pioneering surgeon and distinguished professor is immortalized in library display.

Feb 21, 2018 - Mary Cross

The new Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute, designed to encourage students to pursue STEM careers, will offer non-credit courses to middle school and high school students on campus.

Feb 19, 2018 - Robin Boch

The French Graduate Student Association of Tulane University has a new project called Ma Francophonie NOLA, an initiative that will explore the ways that the city’s French heritage influences life today.

Feb 16, 2018 - Mary Cross

Due to a 37.5 percent increase in Early Decision applications for fall 2018, Tulane’s acceptance rate for the Class of 2022 was curbed to 17 percent, resulting in the most selective class in the university’s history.

Feb 15, 2018 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

The end of Mardi Gras marks the beginning of Lent for many in the Tulane community.