Ted Buchanan


 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
Our design, their homes
Social Entrepreneurship Professor Byron Mouton talks about how the URBANbuild program has made a difference for students and neighborhoods. View the video.
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
Homeowner Happy in Tulane-Designed 'Green' House
Home built by architecture professors and students earns LEED Silver recognition.
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

Tulane hosts Homecoming and Family Weekend 2011

Families of current Tulane University students and Green Wave alumni will return to New Orleans Oct. 17-23, as Tulane kicks off Homecoming and Family Weekend and “Wave ’11,” an All-Alumni Reunion party. 

October 12, 2011

Numerous special events will take place leading up to the Homecoming football game, which pits the Green Wave against Memphis on Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Before the game, from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., there will be music, food and fun at a tailgating party in Champions Square. 

Homecoming Weekend's many other highlights include tours, artistic demonstrations, musical performances and special guest speakers, including Terry O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), NASA Astronaut and Tulane alumnus Doug Hurley, and Paul Rice, Founder and CEO of Fair Trade USA. Many Homecoming events are open to the public, including a pep rally and fireworks display on the Lavin-Bernick Center Quad on Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m., followed by a free concert by Big Sam’s Funky Nation.
The Helluva Hullabaloo Auction & Party, benefiting Tulane student-athletes,will be held Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. The online auction at is now live and continues through Oct. 27, offering items such as a free trip to Hawaii to watch the Green Wave football team, 2011 World Series tickets, dinner with Mary Matalin and James Carville, and many more prizes.

A full schedule of Homecoming events is available at



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