dd August 28, 2015






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FELINE FRIEND — John Wilmot, a neighbor of the Tulane University uptown campus, pauses from his daily morning bike ride to feed Mickey, the ubiquitous campus cat.

  • Coach brings basketball to soldiers in Kuwait

    August 28, 2015 1:45 PM
    Basketball head coach Ed Conroy made his way to Kuwait to take part in Operation Hardwood Classic, a basketball tournament organized as a morale event for U.S. troops.
  • Feline friend

    August 28, 2015 1:00 PM
    Sometimes a cat is a man’s best friend.
  • Once and future Katrinas: An alternative history

    August 28, 2015 11:00 AM
    A Tulane University geographer speculates about what once was, what might have been and what still can be in New Orleans’ relationship with water.
  • The view from Gibson: A Tulane remembrance

    August 28, 2015 9:45 AM
    To mark the date 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina made landfall, Tulane University President Mike Fitts will be among the more than 1,500 students, faculty, staff members and alumni who will participate in the Outreach Tulane day of service on Saturday (Aug. 29).
  • The Insider: Program offers a ‘mom’ away from home

    August 28, 2015 8:45 AM
    The Newcomb College Town Moms program has been pairing first-year female students with an alumna who serves as their “town mom” since the mid-1990s.

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Outreach Tulane

Saturday, Aug. 29, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join more than 1,000 volunteers for the annual day of service, the largest and oldest community service event of Tulane University, now in its 25th year. Whether it is beautifying schools and neighborhoods, tutoring school children, building homes, landscaping, serving the elderly, feeding the homeless, or being “green,” there is something for everyone to do.


A 10-Year Anniversary Reading

Saturday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m.

The Tulane University English Department will present a reading of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction by New Orleans writers in response to the storm. Tulane faculty members Tom Beller, Peter Cooley and Jesmyn Ward will be joined by Kay Murphy and Niyi Osundare from the  University of New Orleans and performance poet Gian Smith. The event takes place in Freeman Auditorium and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in Woodward Way.



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NOLA schools show dramatic improvement post-Katrina

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