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Tulane University Commencement fuses humor, reflection, joy - May 19, 2018
A jubilant atmosphere prevailed as nearly 3,000 Tulane University students convened in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — many ready to celebrate with flags of home countries, second-line umbrellas and bouquets in hand — on Saturday, May 19, during the...

Law student honored for 744 hours of pro bono work - May 09, 2018
A Tulane Law School third-year student will receive the 2018 Louisiana State Bar Association Law Student Pro Bono Award for her work on behalf of indigent clients. Kirby Kenny, who has donated 744 hours of free legal work during her three years as...

Faculty forum to address leadership, engagement, well-being - May 07, 2018
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” Benjamin Franklin said, and that applies to both students and faculty members. To continue its investment in faculty knowledge and professional growth, the Office of Academic Affairs and Provost...

Tulane, National Wildlife Federation issue recommendations for a more resilient New Orleans - April 26, 2018
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Tulane University ByWater Institute have released recommendations on how the City of New Orleans can actively build coastal resiliency across the metro region. The recommendations are the result of a...

African-Americans in New Orleans face rigged real estate market, report says - April 24, 2018
New Orleans' history and culture are rooted in a unique sense of place that transcends neighborhoods. Yet, beneath a shared sense of tradition and culture lies another reality marked by separation, privilege and disadvantage. Tulane Law School...

Pitter-pattern - April 12, 2018
Seen through steel handrails, a man descends the stairway in Weinmann Hall, home to the Tulane University School of Law.

Tulane Novel Tech Challenge to award $20,000 in prizes to top innovators - April 11, 2018
Nine student finalists in the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge will address a panel of judges with their ideas for improving the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology on Friday, April 13, from 2-5 p.m. in Room...

River flooding and a hot sauce shortage - April 06, 2018
Transcript: From flooding on the Mississippi to the lasting impact of the show Portlandia, Tulane experts took on a number of different topics. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson appeared on MSNBC’...

Movie studio execs to speak at Tulane entertainment law conference - April 02, 2018
Some of the biggest names in the entertainment business will explore the future of film and television among other topics Friday, April 6, as part of an entertainment and sports law conference at Tulane Law School. Titled Geaux Create: Disruption,...

Law students face a ‘hot bench’ during court competition - March 23, 2018
For more than 80 years, Tulane law students have participated in annual moot court competitions during the spring semester. The winners have had their names etched into marble tablets hung in the Wendell H. Gauthier Appellate Moot Court Room. On...

Jean-Michel Cousteau among speakers at Tulane Law’s annual law summit - March 06, 2018
Top environmentalists from around the world, including Jean-Michel Cousteau, the son of Jacques Cousteau, are headlining Tulane Law School’s 23rd annual Summit on Environmental Law and Policy March 9 and 10 on Tulane’s uptown campus. Cousteau, the...

Law class presidents are on a mission to inspire - March 02, 2018
When all the ballots were counted, and the dust had settled, Tulane Law School’s three class presidents smiled at the realization that for the first time in recent history, all three law school class leaders are African-American. As role models,...

From land loss to Lassa Fever, Tulane experts make national news - March 02, 2018
Transcript: The Louisiana coastline is rapidly washing away, and one Tulane professor says it’s the largest ecological catastrophe in North America since the Dust Bowl. That’s one of the stories highlighted in this Tulane News in Review. The New...

Law students provide legal protection for citizens with disabilities - February 15, 2018
People with disabilities receiving assistance through the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) will have an easier time keeping those benefits thanks to the help of two Tulane Law students. Alexis Tringas and Jay Jensen, both third-year law...

‘Dreamers’ to get assistance through Tulane Law School legal aid - February 09, 2018
In a continued expansion of Tulane Law School’s offerings relating to immigration law, the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program (TULAP) has hired its first immigration attorney to aid Tulane students, staff and faculty facing legal challenges...

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