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Tulane Reading Project connects students through literature - August 06, 2018
When the Class of 2022 arrives on campus this fall, they’ll already have one thing in common thanks to the Tulane Reading Project.
 Through the 2018 project, entering first-year students will read Beartown by Fredrik Backman in preparation for...

Tulane students receive prestigious Boren Awards to study abroad - August 02, 2018
The Institute of International Education awarded three Tulane University students Boren Awards to fund their international studies. Undergraduates Sidney Shea will study in Thailand and Celinda Chang will study in Japan with the support of the Boren...

Stately gate - July 30, 2018
For 80 years, visitors to the uptown campus have passed through the Newcomb gate. Located where Oak Street meets Broadway, the gate is a gift of the Newcomb Class of 1938, and was erected 20 years after the school’s move from the Washington Avenue...

Honors program nurtures student research endeavors - July 30, 2018
When Tulane University junior Madeline Ninno leaves for her study-abroad session in Argentina this fall, she’ll go with insights gained from her independent research project on the history of that country’s beef industry. In Argentina, beef isn’t...

Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures - July 03, 2018
About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban, according to Kristy Magner, director of the university’s Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)....

Eight Tulane alumni, two students receive Fulbright awards - July 03, 2018
Eight Tulane University alumni and two current students have received grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct independent research or work as English teaching assistants abroad in 2018–19. Twenty alumni/current students were named...

Graduate leaves Tulane with Peery Society honor - June 18, 2018
Recent Tulane University graduate Maria Gomez-Roas received the 2018 William Wallace Peery Medal for Academic Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by Newcomb-Tulane College. Gomez-Roas earned a bachelor of science degree after double majoring in...

Cultivating academic success at Tulane - June 15, 2018
A new summer program is preparing first-year students for university classes through an optional one-day event on the uptown campus. At Cultivating Academic Success at Tulane (CAST), students are introduced to opportunities for academic excellence...

Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane named one of nation’s best - June 13, 2018
For the third consecutive year, the Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University has been named the Best Gallery or Museum in Louisiana and one of the 25 best in the United States. The American Art Awards honored Newcomb Art Museum because of its “...

Walk and chalk - May 31, 2018
Tulane graduates Madeline Jones, left, and Caroline Beyers move a chalkboard toward Newcomb Hall in preparation for Newcomb Summer Session, a selective pre-college program in women’s leadership. This June, participating students will get a preview...

Devoted dad is partner in autistic graduate’s success - May 22, 2018
As Tulane University’s graduates filed onto the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome May 19, there may have been no one more jubilant, no one prouder than Dr. Sam Alexander. But unlike those surrounding him, he wasn’t donning a robe or mortarboard,...

Tulane University commencement fuses humor, reflection, joy - May 19, 2018
A jubilant atmosphere prevailed as nearly 3,000 Tulane University students convened in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — many ready to celebrate with flags of home countries, second-line umbrellas and bouquets in hand — on Saturday, May 19, during the...

Faculty forum to address leadership, engagement, well-being - May 07, 2018
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” Benjamin Franklin said, and that applies to both students and faculty members. To continue its investment in faculty knowledge and professional growth, the Office of Academic Affairs and Provost...

Tulane, College Track celebrates first graduates, renews partnership - May 04, 2018
A renewed partnership between Tulane University and College Track will continue access for a number of low-income and first-generation students to earn a four-year college degree and to foster a college-going culture for students who are...

Duck tails - April 30, 2018
Flocking toward the uptown campus to enjoy the warm weather, a duo of mallards meanders across the Berger Family Lawn. Seemingly familiar with the camera, the female shows off her best duck-face pose.  

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