May 17, 2007
WHO: Approximately 2000 graduates, more than 100 faculty in full academic regalia, thousands of friends and families, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, Dr. Michael White's Original Liberty Jazz Band and jazz singer Wanda Rouzan.
WHAT: Tulane University's Commencement, featuring herald trumpets, a balloon drop, confetti cannons and a traditional New Orleans second-line procession.
WHERE: New Orleans Arena, 1501 Girod Street (next door to the Superdome). The Media Access entrance is located on Magnolia Street, halfway between Girod Street and Howard Avenue.
WHEN: Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. (doors open to the media at 7:30 a.m.)
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