dd May 27, 2016


MAKE A SPLASH — Members of the Newcomb College women’s synchronized swim team, the Barracudas, dive into the Newcomb swimming pool in 1946. According to a 1959 Jambalaya yearbook, students interested in joining the team were judged on form, rhythm and coordination during tryouts held in the fall and spring semesters. The pool was housed in the Woldenberg Art center in the location currently occupied by the foundry.

  • Koepfer/Jao Advance to NCAA Round of 16 in Three-Set Thriller

    May 26, 2016 10:50 PM
    It was a big day for Tulane men's tennis senior Dominik Koepfer. After winning his second straight NCAA Singles Tournament match earlier on Thursday to advance to the Round of 16 and qualify as a NCAA All-American, Koepfer then began his run in the doubles portion of the tournament with partner Chi-Shan Jao, prevailing with a 7-6(8), 2-6, 1-0(11) victory to punch a Sweet 16 ticket there as well.
  • No. 11 Tulane baseball falls in second round of AAC Championship to Houston, 5-3

    May 26, 2016 5:27 PM
    Houston grand slam in bottom of the third does Tulane in.
  • Tulane, Ohio State Agree to Play in Columbus in 2018

    May 26, 2016 1:27 PM
    The Tulane Green Wave will play perennial national power Ohio State when the teams meet for the first time on Sept. 22, 2018, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, as it was announced today by Tulane Director of Athletics Troy Dannen.
  • Make a splash

    May 26, 2016 1:00 PM
    It took form, rhythm and coordination to become a Barracuda.
  • Proposal addresses student-athlete payments

    May 26, 2016 12:00 PM
    Gabe Feldman, director of the Tulane Sports Law Program, submitted a proposal to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics that looks at a new model for paying players in college programs.

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First Folio, William Shakespeare

First Folio!
May 9–31, 2016

The Tulane School of Liberal Arts is the state of Louisiana’s host site for “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” — a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The exhibition in the Angela Gregory Gallery of the Newcomb Art Museum honors William Shakespeare in 2016, on the 400th anniversary of great playwright’s death. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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