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OPINION | NTC’s distribution requirements benefit Tulane’s administration more than students

NTC distribution requirements
November 2, 2020

Tulane, like most higher-education institutions in the U.S., follows a core curriculum approach to undergraduate learning. Albeit by a different name, the Newcomb-Tulane College General Education Requirements...

Things TU Know: Coronavirus, campus changes

March 13, 2020

Updated 3/15/2020 at 2:25 p.m. Is commencement still on? No concrete word yet from the administration. President Mike Fitts says he hopes commencement will still take place in May, but this is subject...

New this Spring: Dean Skinner to hold office hours

Dean Skinner is now holding weekly office hours on Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in 113 Cudd Hall.
January 29, 2020

Office hours are not just for desperate moments leading up to an exam when students seek answers to last minute questions. At the beginning of each semester, many professors encourage students to stop...

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons
August 28, 2019

After almost 60 years of Bruff Commons serving as the place for Tulane students to unwind with food and friends between classes, students were able to enter the doors of the new 77,000 square foot Dining...

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Courtesy of Tulane University
April 10, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that Lee Skinner will become the new dean of Newcomb Tulane College, effective July 1, 2019. Skinner currently serves as a Spanish professor and associate...

Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service

May 3, 2018

After serving 28 years at Tulane as a professor of physics, Associate Provost, Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and the founding Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, Dean MacLaren says goodbye...

Ellis Marsalis: Patriarch of New Orleans Jazz

Ellis Marsalis
September 20, 2017

Ellis Marsalis is a jazz icon, even if he doesn't intend to be. The music legend, father of Branford, Wynton, Jason and Delfeayo Marsalis, recipient of five honorary doctorate awards and foundational figure...

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