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test slider - September 13, 2018
A digital art installation by alumnus Dave Greber presents vibrant, digital abstractions using recognizable, colorful kinetic objects such as balloons, bouncing balls, stuffed animals and more. (Video from Dave Greber)   A digital art...

Scholarly salutation - September 13, 2018
In the fifth-floor lounge of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, graduate students meet library staff at the annual Grad Student Open House on Thursday morning. The networking event is an informal gathering for graduate students to mingle with...

Study finds value in school-garden programs - September 13, 2018
School-based kitchen garden programs across the country are known to improve healthy eating habits among school children, but their value had not been quantified using research methods until now. Evaluation of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans (ESYNOLA...

Doing work that matters - September 13, 2018
Danielle Wright traces her interest in social work to her summers as a camp counselor for NORD, the New Orleans Recreational Department. She was assigned to work with 4-year-olds, and two children in particular gave her pause. One had been exposed...

Art and nature - September 12, 2018
Located between City Park Avenue and Bayou Metairie, “Chloe” sits in a fountain dedicated in 1910 to the memory of William Frazer Owen, Jr. by his parents. In 1994, the fountain underwent a restoration to honor Patrick J. Butler (1934-93). Known as...

Tulane archaeologist leads team to major Maya find - September 12, 2018
A team of archaeologists co-led by Tulane University professor Marcello A. Canuto has discovered a nearly 1,500-year-old carved altar at the Classic Maya site of La Corona, located in jungle forest of the Petén in northern Guatemala. The discovery...

Tulane’s new Race and Inclusion requirement debuts - September 12, 2018
For the first time in 12 years, Tulane University has added new course requirements for all Newcomb-Tulane College (NTC) undergraduate students, regardless of their major. Beginning this fall, all new full-time, first-year undergraduate students and...

Remember together - September 11, 2018
Several hundred American flags fly on the academic quad in commemoration of lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Tulane political scientist wins national award for gender research - September 11, 2018
Tulane political science professor Mirya Holman is getting national recognition for her research about gender in urban politics. She was recently awarded the Clarence Stone Scholar Award by the urban politics section of the American Political...

Palliative medicine clinic celebrates first year of care, collaboration - September 11, 2018
The Palliative Medicine Program recently celebrated its first year of operation at University Medical Center New Orleans with a pair of anniversaries. On Aug. 1, the outpatient clinic marked its first anniversary; the inpatient clinic marked its...

Tulane University among the best in US News rankings - September 10, 2018
Tulane University once again ranked among the nation’s top universities in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, which were released Monday.   The annual rankings listed Tulane as 44th among the “Best National Universities”...

Anniversary waltz - September 10, 2018
Members of the 1998 Tulane football team gather on Benson Field in Yulman Stadium Saturday night to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 12-0 season. The celebration sweetened as the evening ended with a 42-17 Green Wave win over the Nicholls...

Photo exhibit documents plantation living in the Deep South - September 10, 2018
The Southeastern Architectural Archive (SEAA) at Tulane University will showcase nearly 40 years of photographic coverage of Laurel Valley Plantation in Thibodaux, Louisiana, during its latest exhibit featuring the work of Philip Marin Denman...

Tulane President addresses national media at D.C. Press Club - September 07, 2018
Tulane University President Mike Fitts joined national higher education reporters and leaders from other top universities for a wide-ranging conversation on critical issues facing universities during a special President’s Dinner Thursday night at...

Badge of honor - September 07, 2018
"Big Sister" Meghan Bush, right, pins "Little Sister" Carli Knight, center, at the Newcomb College Institute's annual Little Sister Big Sister pinning ceremony in Dixon Hall on Thursday, Sept 6. The pair are just two of the 650 Tulane undergraduate...

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