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Preservation studies expert talks about fire, restoration at Notre Dame Cathedral

April 16, 2019

John Stubbs, director of preservation studies at Tulane University School of Architecture, has studied the Notre Dame Cathedral extensively and teaches about it in his classes. He talks about the loss and restoration of this historic monument.

"Like millions of others, I hurt for the place," Stubbs says. "But I also, as a building doctor who's seen a lot of restoration all over the world, I have no doubt it can be restored."

School of Professional Advancement Dean Suri Duitch, left, presents a graduate with a diploma during the 2018 SoPA Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony. (Photo by Frank L. Aymami III)
School of Professional Advancement recounts great strides through first two years

April 16, 2019

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) was relaunched in 2017 with a new name, an updated look and a renewed focus on working adults, career advancement and applied and innovative programs that are relevant to the modern-day workplace. In less than two years, the results are nothing short of a renaissance for a school that traces its roots back to the late 1800s.  

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Tulane University, WHIV to launch inaugural Public Health Film Festival

April 15, 2019

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, community radio station 102.3 FM WHIV-LP and the Southern Center for Health Equity will produce the inaugural Public Health Film Festival of New Orleans to showcase cinematic stories that emphasize disparities in both public health and basic individual rights. 


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James Carville to headline Tulane Entertainment and Sports Law Conference

April 10, 2019

Renowned political strategist James Carville will headline Tulane Law School’s 2nd Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference April 12 at Tulane.

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Tulane anthropologist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to study Amazon rainforests

April 10, 2019

Tulane University anthropology professor William Balée has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to document the historical ecology of the lower Amazon basin.

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.

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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.