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Granted: Liberal arts program, faculty receive new funding - September 17, 2018
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded grants for collaborative programs to the School of Liberal Arts’ New Orleans Center for the Gulf South  and to Michael R. Cohen of the Department of Jewish Studies in the amounts of $160,...

Shades of Bluedoo - September 17, 2018
Runners of all ages take off at the starting line of the Fifth Annual NOLA Bluedoo Party/Walk/Run on Saturday evening.

Study shows parents display more conservative attitudes - September 17, 2018
Parents give lots of advice: “Look both ways before you cross the street,” for example, or “Don’t run with scissors.” These old sayings are more than just clichés. They can be considered examples of a certain type of individual perspective, one...

Research, rankings and a really large fish collection - September 14, 2018
Transcript: A deep into Tulane’s massive fish collection and the university earns top marks in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. U.S. News & World Report released their rankings of the...

Pep talk - September 14, 2018
Faculty and staff at Tulane University gather for the annual State of the University event hosted by President Mike Fitts. View the slideshow.

President Fitts thanks faculty, staff for Tulane’s success - September 14, 2018
A video showing “The Power of Tulane” brought to life the new and renovated buildings on the Tulane campus at the State of the University address on Friday in McAlister Auditorium. During Tulane University’s annual State of the University address...

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...

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