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Pioneering surgeon and distinguished professor is immortalized in library display.
A bust of Rudolph Matas stares out from a display window at the entrance to the Rudolph Matas Health Sciences Library in the Hutchinson Building on the downtown campus. Born in 1860 in Bonnet Carre, Louisiana, Matas spent his childhood in Spain and returned to New Orleans in 1877. He attended the...


Feb 01, 2018 - Mary Cross

The Tulane University Marching Band is set to march through the streets of New Orleans in four parades this Carnival season.

Jan 29, 2018 - Thomas Beller

In celebration of the tricentennial of New Orleans, author, professor of creative writing and frequent contributor to the New Yorker and New York Times, Thomas Beller examines writers who have helped him understand the contemporary city.

Jan 25, 2018 - Leslie Cardé

Nola4Women shines a light on women’s contributions to the history of New Orleans while advocating for a better status in the future.

Jan 24, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano


Once endangered, brown pelicans now flourish near local waterways.



Jan 24, 2018 - Denise Frazier

At a meeting organized by The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Joel Dinerstein of the Department of English and Rebecca Snedeker of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, a group of leading New Orleans-based artists, scholars and cultural leaders gathered to discuss the vital role that the arts play in shaping society.