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Mostofa Sarwar, interim provost, William Wainwright, interim chancellor, Delgado, Suri Duitch, dean of Tulane’s SoPA; Harold Gaspard, Delgado’s Allied Health dean; Eric Lane, Delgado alum & SoPA student, Robin Forman, Tulane provost. Photo by Mady Duncan
Tulane, Delgado sign transfer student agreement

February 08, 2019

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) and Delgado Community College recently signed a transfer student agreement that creates a pathway for Delgado graduates to complete bachelor’s degrees at Tulane.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane University graduates at Commencement 2019

February 07, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the keynote address to Tulane graduates at the university’s 2019 Commencement, 9 a.m., May 18 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. 

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Study finds genetic risks associated with prostate cancer are underestimated

February 07, 2019

More than 17 percent of prostate cancer patients are born with genetic variants that can be associated with a higher risk for various cancers, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology by researchers from Tulane University School of Medicine and genetics firm Invitae.

 The Tulane Center for Sport will debut its new Sport and Social Justice Speaker Series with the film screening and discussion of Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story. (Image courtesy of Common Pictures)
Tulane to host screening, discussion of film on Little League’s role in civil rights

February 06, 2019

Tulane University’s Center for Sport will host the inaugural event of its new Sport and Social Justice Speaker Series with a film screening and discussion of the new movie, Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story, on Wednesday, February 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Jill H. and Avram A. Glazer Family Club at Yulman Stadium. The event is free and open to the public, and light food and refreshments will be available. Free parking is available in the Claiborne Avenue Lot, which is accessible off Claiborne Ave, and in the Diboll Parking Garage off Ben Weiner Drive. 

Black Law Alumni event at Tulane
CNN analyst, scholar headline Black Law Alumni weekend at Tulane

February 06, 2019

Tulane Law School set to host Black Law Alumni weekend with talks by a CNN analyst, Tulane Law graduates and a scholar on race.

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Two new members named to Board of Tulane

February 05, 2019

William Marko, managing director at an investment banking group based in Houston, and Ann Tenenbaum, a philanthropist in New York City focusing on the arts and education, have been elected to the Board of Tulane, the main governing body of Tulane University.

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Tulane medical students raise money for pediatric cancer research

February 05, 2019

Off with their hair! Tulane University School of Medicine students braved a shave to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The event raised more than $8,000 for the organization, which supports children with cancer.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will discuss nationalism, populism and her new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” during the next Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series event. (Photo by Timothy Greenfield Sanders)
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to speak at Tulane

February 04, 2019

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will be the featured speaker in the next Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series on Tuesday, February 12 from 6-7 p.m. in Dixon Hall on the Tulane University campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Tulane professor of history Walter Isaacson will moderate the discussion, which will center on nationalism, populism and Albright’s new book, Fascism: A Warning

A new Tulane University study questions the reliability of how sea-level rise in low-lying coastal areas such as southern Louisiana
Tulane study says seas may be rising faster than thought

January 30, 2019

A Tulane study questions the reliability of how sea-level rise in low-lying coastal areas is measured.

Graduates Lieutenant Mark Mulla (left) of the New Orleans Police Department and Lieutenant Marina Turner (right) from the United States Coast Guard stand with Michael Wallace (center), director of Tulane’s Emergency and Security Studies. (Photo by Jennife
Tulane’s Homeland Security online master’s program receives high marks

January 29, 2019

Tulane University’s Homeland Security online master’s program recently received high marks from OnlineMasters.com, including the third-best online master’s program and the top program for intelligence officers for 2019.