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Cowen announces new residence halls, dining hall

Cowen announces new residence halls, dining hall

Armando Marin and Brandi Doyal
April 17, 2014
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President Scott Cowen announced three new construction projects in the section of campus between Willow and Freret streets Friday in his weekly Tulane Talk e-mail. The plans call for a new four-story $46 million building that will house a new dining hall and the entire Newcomb College Institute on...

University to replace SafeRide with new shuttle service

Catherine Ann Taylor
April 17, 2014
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Tulane's SafeRide shuttle program, which the Tulane University Police Department currently operates, will end operations at the end of the spring semester. Brian Lowe, manager of Tulane's transportation department, said a new shuttle route called the Gold Zone will operate in SafeRide's place. Gold Zone...

History of Crawfest

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane University is prepping to host its eighth annual Crawfest festival this weekend. Crawfest is a student-run music and arts festival that occurs every spring and features thousands of pounds of crawfish, food from more than 20 local establishments, a wide variety of arts and crafts vendors and liv...

Roots of Renewal receives grant to re-juvinate juvenile offenders

Roots of Renewal receives grant to re-juvinate juvenile offenders

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 27, 2014
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Between winning $7,500 at the Clinton Global Initiative University competition in Arizona this past weekend and winning $1,000 in Tulane's ComeFail competition, Roots of Renewal has hit the ground running. Roots of Renewal's initial project focuses on reintegrating juvenile offenders back into societ...

President Cowen gives ‘Last Lecture’

President Cowen gives ‘Last Lecture’

Brandi Doyal and Armando Marin
March 27, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

The Tulane Mortar Board invited Tulane President Scott Cowen to speak Wednesday at its annual "Last Lecture," an event in which guests are asked to speak to the audience as if it were their last time.Cowen decided to focus on the defining moments in his life and how they led him to pursue hi...

Greek life participation up to 41 percent

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2014
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As of this semester, 41 percent of Tulane undergraduates participate in Greek life. This statistic represents a steady increase in fraternity and sorority participation over the past two years. 35 percent of undergraduates participated in 2012.Greek life participation rates at Tulane's peer institutions are sim...

Tulane announces Wynton Marsalis as 2014 commencement speaker

Tulane announces Wynton Marsalis as 2014 commencement speaker

Thomas O'Brien
March 14, 2014
Filed under News

 President Scott Cowen announced New Orleans musician Wynton Marsalis as the 2014 commencement speaker in an email to all students on Friday."One thing that has made commencement at Tulane the standard by which other university graduations are judged is the unique New Orleans tradition that flav...

Tulane ranked no. 2 in number of graduate Peace Corps volunteers

Tulane ranked no. 2 in number of graduate Peace Corps volunteers

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

The Peace Corps released its list of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities on Feb. 11 and Tulane University was one of the highest ranked schools, at No. 2 in the graduate category and No. 13 in the medium-sized undergraduate category.According to a Peace Corps press release, these n...

TUPD moves dispatch center downtown to medical school

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

The Tulane University Police Department plans to complete a partial relocation of its dispatch unit to a shared space with Technology Services on the 14th floor in the Medical School at 1555 Poydras St. TUPD Superintendent Jon Barnwell said he has worked on consolidating TUPD's facilities since he accepted the ...

RecyleMania competition increases student awareness

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2014
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Tulane has designed a website, similar to the website used during the RecycleMania competition, that allows visitors to observe the amount of electricity and carbon dioxide waste in certain buildings.Tulane began testing the website, which it might make permanent depending on the site's success. The pi...

Technology services improves campus wi-fi

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane Technology Services is in the process of making noticeable changes to campus technology and Internet.Charlie McMahon, vice president for information technology and chief technology officer, said the university began preparing to upgrade the Wi-Fi network in 2005, but never did because of Hurric...

Professer Lesley Baker dies at age 69

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2014
Filed under Archives, News

Professor Lesley Ann Thornborrow Baker died unexpectedly in New Orleans at age 69. Baker was a professor in the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business for more than 20 years.Baker was born on Jan. 12, 1945 in Oadby Leicestershire, England. Baker spent her childhood in Brainerd, Minn. and hold...

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