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 Tulane Empowers

Nonstop excitement under way at Helluva Hullabaloo Auction
“Downton Abbey” tour, World Series tickets and a Super Bowl raffle are among items at the 12th annual auction benefiting Tulane student-athletes and Empowers programs.
 
Upward Bound, revisited
Neuroscientist Monique Cola connects a service-learning course with Upward Bound, the program that gave her a boost to college years ago.
 
New Orleans Posse chapter opens with Tulane’s help
A $200,000 grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation boosts program that provides a social network for New Orleans teens bound for college.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
Tulane Tops in Peace Corps Volunteerism
Ty Bryant, who served in Mozambique, will get her public health degree this year.
 
Malaria Vaccine Relies on Mosquito Bites
A new vaccine may break the cycle of transmission of a disease that kills nearly 800,000 people every year worldwide.
Law class honors classmate, environmentalist Courtney LeBoeuf
August 23, 2013: LeBoeuf was a champion for environmental justice and conservation who became a beacon of hope for others fighting cancer Full Story...
 
A tale of two cities
July 19, 2013: A grant from the Japan Foundation helps fund a trip to Kyoto for students to study architectural links between that city on the Kamo River and New Orleans. Full Story...
 
Cole Fellows demonstrate power of planned giving
June 18, 2013: While their research is different, these three professors share something in common: a benefactor whose bequest is fueling innovative programming at Tulane. Full Story...
 
Six architecture students win Sykes Award
June 17, 2013: This spring, six Tulane University architecture students used generative computer software and a laser cutter to create intricate lace patterns on corrugated plastic. Full Story...
 
Ride the Career Wave
June 7, 2013 To prepare Tulane University students to navigate the job market, Lisa and Cory Rapkin generously sponsored the inaugural Career Wave. Full Story...
 
Tulane taught philanthropist a way of life
May 21, 2013: Stuart Klabin (A&S ’53) created an endowment at Tulane University that has been making a real difference in the lives of undergraduates. Full Story...
 
Building a Career on Empathy
May 10, 2013 Laura White (LA ’12) is using what she learned at Tulane University to change how elementary school students are taught. Full Story...
 
Band grad hands down one role, gains another
May 7, 2013: A scholarship recipient, Catherine Wilcoxson will return in August to train band members, and a new endowment further secures the band's future. Full Story...
 
Curtain rises on Summer Lyric Theatre fundraising
May 1, 2013 Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane University has entertained audiences for 45 years. Now, loyal leaders of the theater community are working to ensure the shows will go on and on. Full Story...
 
Annual ceremony honors alumni and supporters
April 23, 2013 “What sets Tulane alumni apart is their unwavering pride for Tulane and love for New Orleans—which they carry wherever they go,” said David Edwards, member of the Board of Tulane at the Alumni Awards Celebration on Sunday (April 21). Five individuals were honored at the Audubon Tea Room. Full Story...
 
NewDay Challenge awards deserving student innovators
April 19, 2013: Fund 17 is now $10,000 richer after the nonprofit microfinance institution was named undergraduate winner of the 2013 NewDay Challenge at Tulane University. Full Story...
 
Osher scholarships put students on track toward degree
April 17, 2013: The Osher Reentry Scholars Program supports Tulane students as they balance personal commitments with their desire to complete a college education. Full Story...
 
Launching a career in social entrepreneurship
April 8, 2013: Freshman Ethan Levy is an Altman Scholar who is using Tulane resources to jump-start his creativity. Full Story...
 
Scholars study New Orleans and its sister city
April 8, 2013: A variety of Tulane supporters are behind an upcoming conference exploring the ties between New Orleans and Saint-Louis, Senegal. Full Story...
 
Three architecture alumni receive high honors
March 28, 2013: The prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects will honor the fellows at a ceremony this summer. Full Story...
 
Tulane Law alumni, faculty inducted into Hall of Fame
March 28, 2013: Twelve inductees share diverse and extraordinary accomplishments. Full Story...
 
Honored donors pay it forward
March 26, 2013: Paul Tulane Society members are the pillars of Tulane University. Full Story...
 
All in the family
March 29, 2013: The Porter-Cason Institute at the Tulane School of Social Work is the realization of a lifelong dream. Full Story...
 
Students lend financial assistance to local communities
March 11, 2013: Student-run initiative will provide financial education and microloans to residents of the 17 wards of New Orleans. Full Story...
 
Arts for goodness' sake
March 8, 2013: Barbara Hayley says the universitywide emphasis on civic engagement has valuable applications for all students. Full Story...
 
Mead family endows computer science fund
March 5, 2013: Initiative will train students to excel in the 21st century job market. Full Story...
 
Kay Yow Fund gives Tulane Cancer Center a $100k boost
Feb. 28, 2013: Grant supports research into lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in women. Full Story...
 
Goldman family strengthens Office of Disability Services
Feb. 28, 2013: Paying it forward by helping students overcome their learning disabilities. Full Story...
 
New Orleans doctor leaves legacy of scholarships
Feb. 20, 2013: In the 1930s, it took a village of women to convince Everett Lucas Drewes to go to college. Now, their efforts will live on forever. Full Story...
 
Endowed chair pioneers new path for engineering at Tulane
Feb. 8, 2013: Douglas Chrisey invested as Cornelia and Arthur L. Jung Chair in Materials Engineering Full Story...
 
Legal excellence fund honors Judge C. Wm. Bradley
Jan. 30, 2013: The Honorable Charles William Bradley Endowment for Legal Excellence provides funds to be used at the discretion of the law school dean to meet the needs of students, faculty and the community. Full Story...
 
Social work professorship to help young professors grow
Jan. 30, 2013: The professorship endowed by Sonja Bilger Romanowski supports the work of assistant professor Madeline Lee who studies how accreditation can improve services for children and families. Full Story...
 
Super way to support Green Wave student-athletes
Jan. 29, 2013: A lucky Tulane fan will win two game tickets to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, thanks to a raffle now under way that is benefiting student-athletes. Full Story...
 
Agreement brings green light for Yulman Stadium construction
Jan. 29, 2013: Yulman Stadium will mark the return of Green Wave football to the Tulane uptown campus. Full Story...
 
Posse scholarship makes college dream a reality
Jan. 23, 2013: Founded in 1989, the Posse program recruits and trains young leaders from urban high schools and sends them in teams, or posses, to top colleges across the United States. Full Story...
 
Renowned Tulane University historian leaves bequest for Latin American Library and Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Jan. 15, 2013: The Tulane University Latin American Library and the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies have received generous gifts from the estate of the late Tulane historian and professor Richard E. Greenleaf. Full Story...
 
How to reform public education?
Jan. 8, 2013: Douglas Harris, who holds the first endowed chair in public education at Tulane, is leading a discussion of hot topics in public education reform. Full Story...
 
Exploring the intersection of pain and power
Jan. 4, 2013: Vaheed Ramazani is named the new holder of the Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies. Full Story...
 
Tell me something, mister
Dec. 21, 2012: Tulane undergraduates work with local youth on a project incorporating storytelling, writing and reporting, and film creation and production. Full Story...
 
Benenson Plaza highlights ongoing campus beautification
Dec. 19, 2012: A dedication ceremony on Wednesday (Dec. 12) celebrated this latest milestone in Tulane’s landscape renewal plan. Full Story...
 
Dedication opens Flower Hall for innovative research
Dec. 12, 2012: A dedication ceremony on Tuesday (December 11) commemorated the significance of a historic moment in science and engineering education at Tulane. Full Story...
 
Trombone Shorty and Tulane to teach young New Orleans musicians
Dec. 11, 2012: Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is working with Tulane University to create a corps of musician-mentors who will guide the next generation of New Orleans musical artists. Full Story...
 
Together, physicians can solve chronic diseases
Dec. 7, 2012: Dr. Paul K. Whelton is invested as the new chair of global public health at Tulane. Full Story...
 
Auction brings in more than $780,000 for Tulane athletics
Nov. 28, 2012: The 2012 Helluva Hullabaloo Auction raised more than $780,000 to support Green Wave student-athletes, the biggest success in the event's 11-year history. Full Story...
 
A Studio in the Woods, Tulane break ground on Stewards’ Cottage
Nov. 16, 2012: The Stewards’ Cottage that will be built at A Studio in the Woods will have a design appearing to slip “quietly into the woods. Full Story...
 
Former students team up to honor Trapani with professorship
Nov. 14, 2012: Friends, colleagues and former students of John M. Trapani came together on Thursday (Nov. 1) to honor the longtime A. B. Freeman School of Business faculty member with the establishment of an endowed professorship in his name. Full Story...
 
SSE event celebrates the impact of endowed gifts
Nov. 13, 2012: The School of Science and Engineering's annual event brings current and prospective donors, professors and students together to share how endowed giving has impacted their lives. Full Story...
 
Newcomb alumna memorializes son with faculty position in psychiatry
Nov. 12, 2012: The late Newcomb alumna chose to memorialize her son by establishing an endowed faculty position in his name at the Tulane University School of Medicine. Full Story...
 
Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine marks 100 years
Nov. 9, 2012: Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine celebrates its 100th anniversary. Full Story...
 
60th anniversary tribute to ‘six super golden women’
Nov. 9, 2012: Dr. Elizabeth C. Jones, who graduated from the Tulane School of Medicine in 1952, has written a book about her career along with those of her five other female classmates. Full Story...
 
Tulane Unveils Devlin Fieldhouse, the Newly Restored Facility for Basketball, Volleyball
Nov. 9, 2012: The Devlin Fieldhouse is named in honor of longtime Tulane Athletics supporters Bob and Kate Devlin. Full Story...
 
Tulane alum leaves legacy of Louisiana scholarships
Nov. 7, 2012: Joseph “Joe” Davenport III (A&S ’59) decided before his death to establish a $1 million endowed scholarship fund for Louisiana students at Tulane University. Full Story...
 
Yulman Stadium built on bond forged after Hurricane Katrina
Nov. 6, 2012: Richard Yulman made the lead gift of $15 million to build the new on-campus stadium. Full Story...
 
New program aims to produce global scholars
Nov. 5, 2012: Graduates of The Altman Program will qualify for careers in international business, government, the nonprofit world and nongovernmental organizations. Full Story...
 
Super Bowl tickets, vacations, 'Mad Men' star highlight Tulane auction
Oct. 31, 2012: Hundreds of items are on the block at the Helluva Hullabaloo Auction and Party, 6 p.m., Nov. 2 in the Lavin-Bernick Center at Tulane University. Full Story...
 
Bryan Batt takes auctioneer role for Helluva Hullabaloo fundraiser
Oct. 30, 2012: Tulane's 11th annual Helluva Hullabaloo Auction invites Bryan Batt back to his alma mater to lend a hand as the event's emcee. Full Story...
 
Donors help to preserve Louisiana French heritage
Oct. 26, 2012: The Richard V. and Seola Arnaud Edwards Professorship in French was started to help preserve Louisiana's heritage. Full Story...
 
Newcomb College alumna leaves behind scholarship fund for Tulane undergraduates
Oct. 18, 2012: The Dennis V. Bryant (A&S ’48) and Renee H. Bryant (NC ’48) Endowed Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for deserving undergraduate students at Tulane University. Full Story...
 
Tulane alum’s scholarship fund has been rewarding talented individuals for a decade
Oct. 17, 2012: Tulane alum Timothy Sykes established the Timothy Sykes Daytrading Award for the Talented to recognize individuals whose achievements and abilities exist outside traditional areas of academia. Full Story...
 
Fundraising lunch for Devon Walker
Oct. 16, 2012: Come have lunch for a good cause on Thursday (Oct. 18). The 1834 Club on the Tulane uptown campus is hosting a lunch with all proceeds going to the Devon Walker Fund. Full Story...
 
Auction bids lead to golden opportunities
Oct. 12, 2012: The 11th annual Helluva Hullabaloo auction and party kicks off on Nov. 2 in the Lavin-Bernick Center on the Tulane uptown campus, starting at 6 p.m. Sport-related experiences, a Rolex watch and many other items will be auctioned off to support Tulane student-athletes. Full Story...
 
$2 million grant expands minority access to cancer trials
Oct. 4, 2012: Tulane University School of Medicine will use a $2 million grant to increase the number of minority patients enrolled in clinical trials for new cancer therapies. Full Story...
 
Newcomb alumna's fund gives students the opportunity to study abroad
Oct. 3, 2012: Tulane’s Office of Study Abroad provides students with more than 120 different summer, semester and year-long options in over 35 countries, and the number of Tulane students studying abroad is steadily rising. Full Story...
 
Loyal supporters of Tulane’s Summer Lyric Theatre create endowed funds
Oct. 1, 2012: Fundraising for Summer Lyric Theatre is gaining momentum thanks to generous supporters. Full Story...
 
Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for Devon Walker
Sept. 25, 2012: All funds raised at Thursday's benefit will go toward helping Devon Walker and his family. Full Story...
 
Stewardship is a family tradition
Sept. 20, 2012: The Dr. Alberto G. Garcia and Mrs. Eva Carrillo Garcia Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to help guarantee a medical school education for deserving students. Full Story...
 
Doctoral Student Wins Gates Foundation Grant
Sept. 12, 2012: The winning proposal netted $100,000 for the development of a device to facilitate safe and easy childbirth in resource-limited settings. Full Story...
 
NIH awards $10.4 million grant to Tulane Center for Aging
Aug. 14, 2012: The Tulane University Center for Aging has received a $10.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to develop the careers of promising young scientists in the field of biomedical aging research. Full Story...
 
Professor’s gift propels science career for women
Aug. 1, 2012: Pharmacology professor Barbara Beckman created a professorship in the Department of Pharmacology that would encourage diversity and propel the careers of women scientists. Full Story...
 
Bob Livingston donates papers to Tulane
July 25, 2012: Robert L. Livingston, a longtime Louisiana congressman and graduate of Tulane University, has donated his Congressional papers to the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane. Full Story...
 
Tulane University School of Medicine and Johnson & Wales University announce groundbreaking culinary medicine collaboration
July 17, 2012: Tulane University teams with Johnson & Wales University to unite doctors and chefs in improving the nation’s health. Full Story...
 
Donor support fuels success of Senegal conference
July 9, 2012: Alumnus Alan Lawrence (A&S ’87) helped make Tulane's participation in the conference possible. Full Story...
 
Civic Leader and Businessman Darryl Berger Named Chair-Elect of the Board of Tulane
June 27, 2012: Darryl D. Berger has been named chair-elect of the Board of Tulane, the university's main governing body. Full Story...
 
UGL Services offers community service scholarships
June 27, 2012: UGL Services has initiated a community service scholarship program available to Tulane University students. Full Story...
 
New lab combats deadly diseases
June 21, 2012: The new, state-of-the-art Collins C. Diboll Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases was dedicated May 15 at the J. Bennett Johnston building on Tulane Avenue to work toward gradual elimination of malaria and change that statistic forever. Full Story...
 
Photos: Sounds of progress in Mid-City
June 11, 2012: The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center was dedicated on Thursday (June 7) in Mid-City New Orleans. Full Story...
 
Tulane opens flagship community health center
June 8, 2012: Tulane University officials gathered with donors and supporters on Thursday (June 7) to dedicate the Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center. Full Story...
 
Cowen Institute gets national shout-out
June 5, 2012: The White House Council for Community Solutions has identified the Reconnecting Opportunity Youth initiative of the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University as a promising strategy aimed at making a difference for disconnected and at-risk youth. Full Story...
 
Community forum to discuss new Tulane stadium
June 5, 2012: The first of three forums to discuss the new on-campus stadium at Tulane University will be held on Wednesday (June 6) at 6 p.m. in room 201 of the Richardson Memorial building on the Tulane uptown campus. 
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Auction bids support student-athletes
June 1, 2012: More than 80 opportunities in sports, travel and entertainment are being offered in the Spring Online Hullabaloo Auction benefiting Tulane student-athletes. Full Story...
 
$18.7 million funds oil spill-related health work
May 25, 2012: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $18.7 million for two major environmental health projects designed to help Gulf Coast residents. Full Story...
 
Photos: Leaders in service
May 24, 2012: The Tulane Center for Public Service honored 24 graduating students at the 2012 leaders in service student awards luncheon. Full Story...
 
Two receive top public service award
May 22, 2012: Graduates Lea Bogner and Laura White received the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award for their work in the community. Full Story...
 
Goldwater scholar making the most of summer break
May 22, 2012: Angela Czesak, a biomedical engineering undergraduate student, will spend her summer in Tanzania working with two engineering nonprofit organizations. Full Story...
 
Fund ensures Newcomb alumna’s spirit lives on
May 17, 2012: Jerry Liddell Fulton's (NC ’44) five daughters have established the Jerry Liddell Fulton Newcomb Scholars Arts Fund at the School of Liberal Arts in honor of their mother. Full Story...
 
Photos: Leaders meet coach CJ
May 17, 2012: New Orleans area business leaders gathered May 10 for the chance to meet and greet new Tulane University head football coach Curtis “CJ” Johnson at the Wilson Athletics Center on the uptown campus. Full Story...
 
Two students win Sykes Award recognizing nontraditional abilities and interests
May 8, 2012: Tulane University junior John Tiebout III and senior Colin Kemper were recently announced as the winners of the 2012 Timothy Skyes Daytrading Award for the Talented. Full Story...
 
Ceremony celebrates alumni achievements
May 2, 2012: The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering celebrated the diverse achievement of alumni at an awards ceremony in the Lavin-Bernick Center on April 12. Full Story...
 
Tulane student-scientists lead breakthrough discoveries
May 2, 2012: Projects presented at the recent Tulane University School of Science and Engineering poster session tackled a wide range of issues. Full Story...
 
Charitable gift annuity establishes the Vokes Scholarship in Geology
May 2, 2012: The Geology department benefits from George Herman’s involvement through a scholarship and three professorships named after his friends Drs. Harold and Emily Vokes. Full Story...
 
Two Tulane University Alumni Join Board of Tulane
April 19, 2012: Tulane University alumni Clement Benenson and John C. Williams have joined the Board of Tulane. Full Story...
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
April 18, 2012: More than 100 students participated in a letter-writing event on April 4 to thank scholarship donors. Full Story...
 
Physicist has key to greener polymer manufacturing
April 16, 2012: Using his patented technology, Tulane University physicist Wayne Reed sees an opportunity to revolutionize the polymer manufacturing sector. Full Story...
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
April 5, 2012: The Cowen Institute’s AdvanceNOLA program gives several Tulane graduate students the opportunity to positively impact the lives of New Orleans high school students. Full Story...
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
March 30, 2012: Professor John Klingman's expertise in the studio, the publication of his new book and his investment as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture are celebrated. Full Story...
 
Service honored nationally for sixth year
March 27, 2012: Tulane University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012 by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Full Story...
 
Honored donors fuel community involvement efforts at Tulane
March 20, 2012: This year's Paul Tulane Society induction ceremony brought together 31 individuals and organizations who have made gifts totaling at least $1 million to the university. Full Story...
 
Boh family enhances Tulane engineering
March 13, 2012: The Catherine and Henry Boh Professorship of Engineering was established through a gift from Catherine and Henry Boh, Katherine and Robert H. Boh and the Boh Foundation. Full Story...
 
The Pinkoson family establishes gift annuities at the Tulane School of Medicine
March 7, 2012: After generously contributing to the university for more than 50 years, Dr. Charles Pinkoson and his wife Rainer Nicholls Pinkoson have established two additional gift annuities at the School of Medicine. Full Story...
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Feb. 27, 2012: Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer is helping to make fresh fruit accessible to local households through the New Orleans Fruit Tree Project. Full Story...
 
Underground Gourmet’s books added to collection
Feb. 15, 2012: More than 400 books from the personal estate of food author and critic Richard Collin are available to the public at the Newcomb College Institute’s Nadine Vorhoff Library. Full Story...
 
Global accounting firm KPMG to fund Tulane professorship
Feb. 14, 2012: KPMG Chairman and CEO John Veihmeyer announced plans to establish the KPMG LLP Professorship in Accounting at the A. B. Freeman School of Business. Full Story...
 
Get your head in the game
Jan. 30, 2012: Tom Davis, who has been the barber on the Tulane University campus for more than 50 years, is sending out a challenge to all alumni. Davis has donated $500 for the Home Field Advantage campaign, and he is appealing to others to do likewise Full Story...
 
Newcomb alumna gives for the children
Jan. 27, 2012: For nearly 20 years, Daisy Meriwether VanDenburgh (NC ’55) quietly made an impact on dozens of lives through Tulane’s For The Children reading program. Full Story...
 
Amistad expands research on Africa
Jan. 26, 2012: Thanks to a $238,200 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University is beginning a three-year project to inventory and catalog two important archival collections. Full Story...
 
New Orleans Posse chapter opens with Tulane’s help
Jan. 26, 2012: Tulane University has partnered with the Posse Foundation to establish a Posse chapter in New Orleans designed to increase the number of graduates of the city’s public high schools who enroll at Tulane. Full Story...
 
Law firm endows professorship for Charles Lugenbuhl
Jan. 24, 2012: The New Orleans law firm of Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard presented an endowment gift of $112,500 to Tulane University Law School to establish The Charles E. Lugenbuhl Professorship. Full Story...
 
Going bald for a cause
Jan. 24, 2012: More than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients next month in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers. Full Story...
 
Photo: Squeaky clean
Jan. 20, 2012: The Hertz Center, the uptown campus’ newest building, gets its second-floor windows washed as finishing work at the site continues. Full Story...
 
Photo: Scientific framework
Jan. 11, 2012: Steel girders are in place for the new $7.4 million Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation. Full Story...
 
Zemurray leader Stephanie Feoli joins Tulane board
Jan. 10, 2012: Stephanie Feoli, director of the Zemurray Foundation, a major supporter of Tulane University, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. Full Story...
 
Scott Cowen: ‘New Orleanian of the Year’
Jan. 6, 2012: President Scott Cowen was named "New Orleanian of the Year" by Gambit weekly. Full Story...
 
Tulane University gets $5 million grant for global disaster-leadership program
Jan. 4, 2012: Tulane University has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help empower universities in disaster-prone regions to protect their communities. Full Story...
 
Rock ’n’ roll doc raises cancer funds
Jan. 4, 2012: Tulane gynecologist Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson is a member of N.E.D., a band creating music with the mission of helping women with gynecologic cancers. Full Story...
 
Let us count the ways you empower
Dec. 20, 2011: Tulane Empowers, an effort to use the knowledge, expertise and energy of Tulane to increase opportunity and empower others, gives members of the Tulane community the chance to make the world a better place. Full Story...
 
Take a virtual tour of the new home of the Green Wave football team
Dec. 9, 2011: View a fly-through video of the proposed Tulane Community Stadium. Full Story...
 
Remembering Tulane Stadium
Dec. 9, 2011: Alumni and staff members share their memories of the old Tulane Stadium. Full Story...
 
Tulane plans on-campus stadium by 2014
Dec. 9, 2011: What many have said has been a detriment to both the football program and campus life, may soon be a thing of the past, as the university announced a fund-raising campaign to build an on-campus stadium by 2014. Full Story...
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
Dec. 5, 2011: Mike Bosworth, a second-year student at Tulane University School of Medicine, is not only passionate about medicine but about creating a better world. Full Story...
 
Honoring an alumna
Nov. 30, 2011: University leaders, along with family and classmates of alumna Carol Downes Cudd, gathered on Nov. 21 to dedicate the patio at the Newcomb College Institute in her honor. Full Story...
 
Tulane receives four-star charity rating
Nov. 29, 2011: Tulane University has received a perfect four-star rating from Charity Navigator, a nonprofit evaluator that assesses the financial health of America’s largest charities in order to aid donors with making the right charitable choices. Full Story...
 
New ‘posse’ of first-year students on campus
Nov. 29, 2011: A third group of students from Los Angeles is studying at Tulane this semester with scholarships from the Posse Foundation. Full Story...
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Nov. 28, 2011: The 2011–12 Dauphinot D. Piper International Medicine and Health Fellow at the Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann has dedicated her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from Peruvian mothers to their infants. Full Story...
 
After 75 years, drum major reunites with Tulane marching band
Nov. 30, 2011: Dr. Joe Dudley Talbot (M ’38) relived his days as a member of the Tulane marching band when the crew stopped in Shreveport to serenade local alumni. Full Story...
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Nov. 18, 2011: “It’s a coach’s dream,” Lisa Stockton said as she stood beside the two full-size basketball courts ringed with 12 baskets at the heart of the new $13 million Hertz Center, dedicated on Thursday (Nov. 17) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by members of the Tulane community. Full Story...
 
Deng invested as Schlieder chair in biostatistics
Nov. 4, 2011: The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine invested Hong-Wen Deng as the first holder of the Edward G. Schlieder Chair in Biostatistics at a ceremony held in the Diboll Auditorium on Oct. 26. Full Story...
 
Judge pledges $2 million for Law School fund
Nov. 1, 2011: Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jacques Loeb Wiener Jr., who received his law degree from Tulane in 1961, and his family have established the first endowed fund for legal excellence at the Tulane University Law School with a pledge of $2 million over the next five years. Full Story...
 
Generations gather in Glazer gardens
Oct. 25, 2011: Glazer friends and family gather to dedicate gardens in memory of Judith and Morris R. Henkin. Full Story...
 
Dr. Dabney Ewin celebrates 60th reunion
Oct. 21, 2011: Dr. Dabney Ewin will celebrate his 60th reunion at Homecoming and Family Weekend. Full Story...
 
Doctors, golfers not just playing a round
Oct. 20, 2011: The inaugural Tulane Urology Golf Tournament encouraged participants to a round of play with serious implications – battling prostate cancer. Full Story...
 
Mellon Foundation gives Tulane University more than $1 million for humanities research
Oct. 19, 2011: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has pledged another $1.05 million to Tulane University to continue the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship program it established at the university's School of Liberal Arts in 2008. Full Story...
 
Riggio professor uses innovative ways to teach about local culture
Oct. 20, 2011: Nghana Lewis (LA ’94), associate professor of English and African & African Diaspora Studies, is the inaugural Riggio professor, and part of a team of five social-innovation scholars charged with empowering Tulane students to develop scalable solutions to regional challenges. Full Story...
 
Saints players give back to Tulane athletics
Oct. 17, 2011: During the NFL lockout in May, the Tulane Athletics Department opened its facilities to New Orleans Saints players to practice on the uptown campus. As a thank-you, the players have shared $35,000 with the Tulane Athletics Fund. Full Story...
 
Tulane hosts Homecoming and Family Weekend 2011
Oct. 12, 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. Full Story...
 
Flower Hall groundbreaking draws crowd
Oct. 7, 2011: Next fall, students in the School of Science and Engineering will have access to a $7.4 million research facility that will also be a centerpiece for the region. Full Story...
 
NewDay professor is sketching out new course for architecture students
Oct. 7, 2011: Byron Mouton is the inaugural NewDay Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the School of Architecture. Full Story...
 
Architecture reveals green renovation plans
Oct. 3, 2011: Fundraising is now under way for a $23.9 million green makeover of Richardson Memorial Hall, the century-old home of the Tulane University School of Architecture. Full Story...
 
Jones professor teaches reading, writing and real-world change
Sept. 30, 2011: Carol Whelan, the first Paul Tudor Jones II Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, encourages aspiring teachers to infuse their classrooms with ideas that make a difference. Full Story...
 
Aaron Schneider: Pursuing Social Justice, One Alliance at a Time
Sept. 21, 2011: Aaron Schneider, the inaugural Jill H. and Avram A. Glazer Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, is part of a team of Tulane faculty, students and staff pioneering efforts to stimulate entrepreneurship and socially-minded enterprises in Louisiana and the Gulf South. Full Story...
 
Carnegie professor doing real good in and out of Africa
Sept. 16, 2011: Laura Murphy, the Carnegie Corporation of New York Social Entrepreneurship Professor, is part of a new cohort of scholars hand-picked to inform the next generation of thinking on social innovation. Full Story...
 
New fund to connect aspiring architects to careers
Sept. 13, 2011: Established with a $25,000 gift from School of Architecture Dean Kenneth Schwartz and his wife, professor Judith Kinnard, the new Career Services Fund will connect graduates to potential employers locally and around the world. Full Story...
 
Scholars carry Dean Jean’s values around the world
Sept. 12, 2011: Building new lives for African refugees, teaching some of India's poorest children and making upgrades to a Tanzanian hospital — this summer, three Tulane honors students literally set out to change the world. Full Story...
 
Wave rolls in donations for kids with cancer
Sept. 2, 2011: A Tulane parent has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception during the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center’s Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund. Full Story...
 
Welcoming Weatherhead Hall
Aug. 31, 2011: With pristine crisscrossed brick walkways and newly installed landscaping, Weatherhead Hall officially opened its doors on Friday (Aug. 26) as the newest Tulane residence hall. The $28-million structure is more than a home for 269 students — it's also a symbol of resurgent New Orleans, according to speakers at the opening ceremony. Full Story...
 
Over 1,000 Tulane students to volunteer in New Orleans over Labor Day weekend
Aug. 22, 2011: The event is part of "Outreach Tulane,” a day of service held throughout New Orleans neighborhoods. Full Story...
 
Teaching teachers to go global
Aug. 22, 2011: The escalating European debt crisis may sound like someone else’s problem, but students who are trained to think globally from a young age understand its international repercussions. At least that’s the theory behind an ambitious professional development conference planned for April 2012 by the Tulane Teacher Preparation and Certification Program. Full Story...
 
Grant helps grow youth farm
Aug. 9, 2011: Grow Dat Youth Farm, a community outreach project supported by Tulane University, will continue teaching New Orleans high school students the business of farming thanks in part to a Capital One Bank grant designed to foster economic vitality in the region. Full Story...
 
Prize honors successful economist
Aug. 4, 2011: Stefano Barbieri, a leading scholar in the study of economic issues concerning government and the public sector, is the 2011 recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics. Full Story...
 
New training facility signals new era
Aug. 3, 2011: The Hertz Center, a major addition to Green Wave athletics, will be dedicated on Sept. 14. Full Story...
 
Ted Buchanan: A legacy of leadership
July 20, 2011: For generations, the men in the Buchanan family attended Princeton University. When it came time for Ted to go to college, however, the decision was a no-brainer. “I wanted the South, and for me Tulane was No.1,” he says. Full Story...
 
Champion golfer, restaurateur joins Board of Tulane
July 11, 2011: Jerry M. Greenbaum, who received a bachelor of business administration degree from Tulane University in 1962, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university's main governing body. Full Story...
 
Weatherhead Foundation pledges additional $50 million to Tulane University
June 24, 2011: The scholarship gift will help Tulane attract more students whose academic achievements are matched only by their passion for community service. Full Story...
 
Paul Flower establishes Flower Hall
July 8, 2011: When complete in fall 2012, the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation will make Tulane University an even bigger player in the economic development of the Gulf Coast region. Full Story...
 
Bookstore manager cultivates community at School of Medicine
June 7, 2011: From first-year anatomy to graduation, Maris V. Hazners welcomes medical-school students to downtown hub. Full Story...
 
Music rises at Tulane through $1 million initiative
June 7, 2011: "The interconnections we're about to make at Tulane for the public and students are incredible." Full Story...
 
Auction fund-raiser features sports action
May 31, 2011: As part of a Tulane Empowers fund-raising effort to support scholarships for student-athletes, the Tulane Athletics Fund is offering more than 40 items in its online Tulane Grads and Dads auction. Full Story...
 
Tulane School of Medicine celebrates pioneer in children's cancer treatment
May 27, 2011: Dr. Jeanette Pullen receives the Lifetime Achievement Award during a reunion ceremony honoring the School of Medicine Class of 1961. Full Story...
 
Green Wave athletes motivate next generation of fans
May 24, 2011: Some of Tulane's best future sports fans are out our back door, and student athletes are doing their part to usher them in Full Story...
 
Deininger Invested as Oncology Chair
May 23, 2011: Prescott Deininger is the first Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Chair in Oncology Full Story...
 
Victory Bell sounds for Bobby Boudreau
April 6, 2011: The Victory Bell was dedicated to honor the enduring spirit of the Green Wave's No. 1 fan. Full Story...
 
Senior makes big splash
May 10, 2011: Kevin Morgan-Rothschild values community Full Story...
 
Scholarship established to honor Jean Danielson
Feb. 4, 2011: "A new scholarship commemorates what Jean Danielson valued most — independent thinking and keeping an open mind" Full Story...
 
Grow Dat Youth Farm plants students on urban tract
March 3, 2011: Student interns are on the front lines of a battle for better health. Full Story...
 
Memory of classmate felled in Vietnam inspires scholarship
March 4, 2011: “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do in his honor,” Goodrich said. “I never forgot him." Full Story...

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