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A leading scholar of Latin American literature, Lee Skinner is the new dean of Tulane University’s Newcomb-Tulane College. (Photo by William Vasta)
Leading scholar of Latin American literature named dean of Newcomb-Tulane College

April 02, 2019

Lee Skinner, a leading scholar of Latin American literature and associate dean at one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges, has been appointed to head Tulane University’s Newcomb-Tulane College, effective July 1. In addition to her role as dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, the academic home for all Tulane undergraduate students, Skinner will join the faculty of Tulane's Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

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Tulane University launches online Master of Public Health

April 02, 2019

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is launching an online Master of Public Health with Noodle Partners, the university’s longtime online innovation partner. The program brings the school’s world-class reputation for skills-based public health education to an interactive online experience. 

A conference at Tulane will explore how climate change raises questions of justice and democracy.
Justice, democracy and climate change subject of conference

March 26, 2019

A conference at Tulane will explore how climate change raises questions of justice and democracy.

 

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Immersion Days 2019 to feature keynote by Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute CEO

March 21, 2019

Tulane University has added a more diverse menu of science, an extra day of programming and a national headliner to this year’s Immersion Days, the university’s premier event showcasing its latest research discoveries to biotechnology firms, venture capitalists, foundations and potential collaborators.

Match Day 2019
Match Day pairs medical students with their futures

March 20, 2019

Tulane University School of Medicine celebrated Match Day 2019, when 186 fourth-year students learned where they’ll spend the next few years of their careers. Watch the video for highlights from this year’s exciting ceremony.

ulane professor honored as Top Newsmaker
Tulane professor honored as Top 25 Newsmaker

March 20, 2019

Tulane professor Ehab Meselhe will be honored this week for his contribution to the development of a coastal master plan for Louisiana.

Tulane professor Walter Isaacson will moderate a dialogue with American filmmaker Ken Burns, which will include clips of Burns’ groundbreaking works, and a discussion of the people and events that molded America’s history. (photo by Evan Barlow)
Famed American filmmaker Ken Burns to visit Tulane

March 19, 2019

Prominent American filmmaker Ken Burns will visit Tulane University on Friday, March 29, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tulane professor of history Walter Isaacson will moderate a dialogue with Burns, which will include clips of Burns’ groundbreaking works and a discussion of the people and events that molded America’s history. A question and answer session will follow the discussion. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Kendall Cram Room on the second floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, which is located on Tulane’s uptown campus.

Walk with a Doc
Tulane School of Medicine launches ‘Walk with a Doc’ program to get patients moving

March 14, 2019

Doctors at Tulane University School of Medicine hope to encourage patients to get on their feet. Tulane doctors, along with medical students, are launching a New Orleans chapter of Walk with a Doc, a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk every third Saturday of the month.

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Tulane’s MHA program soars in US News graduate school rankings

March 12, 2019

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is among the top 20 best healthcare management programs in the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.