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  • Audit questions $13 million in Tulane Katrina aid

    October 22, 2014 10:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says federal emergency officials should recover nearly $13 million in Hurricane Katrina recovery aid awarded to Tulane University. The report also says Louisiana officials should review more than $290 million in recovery aid given to Tulane after... more »
  • Central Florida holds on against Tulane 20-13

    October 19, 2014 12:45 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - UCF's defense came up with a pair of late fourth down stops, helping the Knights hold on for a 20-13 American Athletic Conference victory over Tulane on Saturday. The Knights (4-2, 2-0 AAC) survived four turnovers and late penalties to preserve the win. Both sides were... more »
  • Tulane tops Southeastern 35-20

    September 13, 2014 11:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tanner Lee threw for 238 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 35-20 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night. A redshirt freshman, Lee has now thrown for eight touchdowns in three games. Lee spread his passes, throwing to seven different receivers. Xavier Rush... more »
  • Tulane player arrested for bicycle theft and student beating

    August 25, 2014 9:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested Tulane football player, Robert Kelley, 21, for allegedly beating up a fellow Tulane student and stealing his bicycle, according to WWL. Kelley was booked on charges of simple robbery and simple battery on Aug. 4, and freed with a $10,000 bond. According to... more »
  • Lee tabbed as Tulane's starting quarterback

    August 14, 2014 6:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Redshirt-freshman Tanner Lee will be Tulane's starting quarterback when the Green Wave open the 2014 season at Tulsa on Aug. 28. Lee, of Destrehan, entered preseason camp atop the depth chart after a solid showing during spring practice. Coach Curtis Johnson says Lee cemented the starting post... more »
  • Tulane to be 100 percent smoke-free on Aug. 1

    July 9, 2014 5:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University says its campus will be 100 percent smoke free beginning Aug. 1. Scott Tims, director of Tulane University Student Health Services, says the goal of the policy, passed in May 2013, is to protect non-smokers from exposure to second-hand smoke while encouraging current smokers to... more »
  • New restrictions on Tulane scholarships killed

    May 21, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A legislative committee has derailed efforts to put new restrictions on Tulane University scholarships given out by legislators. The House and Governmental Affairs Committee killed the proposal by Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor Wednesday. The bill would have banned lawmakers from giving the scholarships to... more »
  • LSU pitches second straight shutout, beats Tulane 6-0

    April 22, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU pitching staff threw its second consecutive shutout and Tiger batters combined for 14 hits against Tulane's best pitcher as LSU topped the Green Wave 6-0 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. Jake Fraley led the way for the Tiger batters, going 3-4 with 3... more »
  • Tulane brings in Louisiana-heavy recruiting class

    February 5, 2014 10:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane is continuing to heavily recruit local talent, aiming to build on its first bowl season in 11 years and fill its new on-campus stadium. The Green Wave added 24 recruits on Wednesday's national signing day, with half coming from the greater New Orleans metropolitan area and... more »
  • Ragin Cajuns edge Green Wave 24-21

    December 21, 2013 9:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A missed field goal in the final seconds of the game costed Tulane a shot at overtime. With the Wave down 24-21, Cairo Santos lined up for a 48 yard field goal to tie the game. It was good, but the Ragin Cajuns took a time... more »
  • UL aims to spoil Tulane's postseason return

    December 20, 2013 3:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Nick Montana has a chance to play his first bowl game in the same stadium where his famous father, Joe, won a Super Bowl. That is, if he's healthy enough to take the field for Tulane in Saturday night's New Orleans Bowl. If Montana can't go, the... more »
  • Tulane to play in New Orleans Bowl

    December 3, 2013 12:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane will play in the 2013 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns. Tulane accepted the bowl bid today to represent Conference USA. The game will take place December 21 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 8:00 p.m. It will be televised by... more »
  • Tulane turnaround has Wave eyeing C-USA title

    November 29, 2013 11:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - After all the long field goals Cairo Santos drilled for Tulane to earn All-America honors and win the Lou Groza award as the nation's top kicker last year, something was still missing. This season, for the first time, the senior has been able to line up for... more »
  • Southern falls to Tulane, 79-73

    November 13, 2013 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars men's basketball team has fallen to 0-3 to start the new season, with a 79-73 defeat at home to the Tulane Green Wave. Freshman point guard, and head coach Roman Banks' son, Trelun Banks led all Jaguar scores with 21 points in his... more »
  • LSU QB, Tulane TD returnees earn LSWA POW honors

    October 8, 2013 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Tiger quarterback Zach Mettenberger and Tulane's Lorenzo Doss and Derrick Strozier who both returned opponent's plays for touchdowns earned Louisiana Sports Writers Association Player of the Week honors. Mettenberger threw for 340 yards and two TDs in LSU's 59-26 win over Mississippi State to earn offensive honors... more »
  • Despite injury, Walker to be part of Tulane season

    July 22, 2013 10:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Devon Walker, the Tulane safety paralyzed when his spine was fractured in a game last September, will be part of Tulane's season this year. Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is still working out Walker's role for the coming season. One possibility mentioned by Johnson: Walker may... more »
  • Dalai Lama kicks off New Orleans visit

    May 17, 2013 9:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Dalai Lama kicks off his visit to New Orleans with a series of speeches Friday at the city's convention center. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader arrived Thursday. On Saturday, he is scheduled to speak at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena and deliver Tulane University's... more »
  • Fats Domino's Katrina-damaged piano restored

    May 2, 2013 12:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A white Steinway grand piano salvaged from musician Fats Domino's home after Hurricane Katrina has been restored and will be the centerpiece of an exhibit in the French Quarter. The piano was damaged after water poured through a broken levee during the August 2005 storm, flooding Domino's... more »
  • Southeastern baseball downs Tulane, 7-4 Play Video

    March 12, 2013 11:09 PM

    HAMMOND, La - The Southeastern Louisiana baseball team took advantage of a five-run sixth inning to down the Tulane Green Wave, 7-4. Tulane took the first game of their series with a 5-3 win February 19th. The two schools will play the rubber match 6:30pm Wednesday night at Tulane. more »
  • 3 named LSWA players of the week

    February 12, 2013 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Sports Writers Association as announced three choices for this week's state basketball players of the week. There was a tie for the men's winner with Brandon Fortenberry of Southeastern Louisiana and Ricky Tarrant of Tulane sharing the honor, while Kelia Shelton of Louisiana Tech took the... more »
  • Davis' big night helps Tulane top Marshall 91-75

    February 7, 2013 2:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Josh Davis recorded his 12th double-double of the season as Tulane snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Marshall 91-75 Wednesday night in a Conference USA contest. Davis had 23 points and 12 rebounds and was supported by 19 points from Ricky Tarrant and 16 from Kendall... more »
  • Joe Montana's son to play QB for Tulane

    January 4, 2013 12:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane says it has received a national letter of intent from junior college quarterback Nick Montana, the son of Hall-of-Fame NFL quarterback Joe Montana. The younger Montana threw for 2,652 yards and 22 touchdowns this past season at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. Tulane says... more »
  • Tulane, ECU to join Big East in 2014

    November 27, 2012 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Tulane University is joining the Big East as a full member in 2014 and East Carolina will be joining as a football-only member. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because neither... more »
  • Tulane professor recipient of award

    November 26, 2012 10:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane mathematics professor Ricardo Cortez has been awarded the 2012 Blackwell-TapiaPrize, which recognizes a mathematical scientist who has contributed significantly to research in his or her field and who has served as a role model for students from under-represented minority groups. Cortez, who is the Pendergraft William... more »
  • Tulane's new football home will be Yulman Stadium

    November 2, 2012 10:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane says its new campus football facility will be known as Yulman Stadium. Richard Yulman is the owner of the mattress manufacturing company Serta International and a member of the Tulane board. He and his wife, Janet, donated $15 million toward construction of the $55 million... more »
  • Walker transferred to new rehab facility

    September 19, 2012 8:53 AM

    TULSA, Okla. - Tulane officials say seriously injured football player Devon Walker has been moved to a new facility as he continues therapy for his fractured spine. The university released a statement Tuesday night from Walker's parents, Booker and Inez Walker. They said "we are pleased to have... more »
  • T-shirt, wristband will fund aid for Walker

    September 13, 2012 7:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University says two of its seniors have designed a T-shirt and wristband bearing the name and jersey number of Green Wave football player Devon Walker. Brad Girson and Jesse Schwartz started their own clothing line as sophomores. Now, the university says, net proceeds from sales... more »
  • Teaching kids to avoid football injuries

    September 10, 2012 10:37 PM

    Central - Coach Shane Evans has to keep his little league football player safe even when they take or make the big plays, and part of that is teaching proper tackling technique. "Tackle the Football...and what that means is the last thing that they should see before making contact with... more »
  • Injured Tulane player still stable after surgery

    September 10, 2012 4:46 PM

    TULSA, Okla. - Tulane's athletic director says it's still too early to know the long-term effects of the spinal injury Devon Walker suffered during this weekend's game at Tulsa. Rick Dickson said Monday during a brief news conference at a Tulsa hospital that Walker is under constant monitoring, care and... more »
  • Tulane, Rutgers, to open season as scheduled

    August 30, 2012 10:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Rutgers-Tulane football game will be played Saturday night as scheduled, only days after Isaac swept across the New Orleans area with hurricane force winds. The decision to play, made Thursday morning, comes after the Superdome survived the storm with only superficial damage to surrounding signs, banners... more »
  • Tulane continues push for new stadium

    July 10, 2012 9:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A push to bring college football back to uptown New Orleans with construction of a new stadium at Tulane University continues when the university hosts a forum on the issue. Tulane says Wednesday's event will be moderated by representatives of an architectural firm selected by the university... more »
  • Tulane gets $18.7M for environmental health

    May 27, 2012 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is getting $18.7 million for two multi-year environmental health projects designed to help Gulf Coast residents affected by the 2010 BP oil spill. Using $15 million from BP PLC's settlement of class-action medical claims, the school plans a... more »
  • LSU baseball hosts Tulane

    May 1, 2012 8:35 AM

    Fourth-ranked LSU (35-10) plays host to Tulane (29-15) tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Alex Box Stadium. It's the second between the teams this season - LSU defeated Tulane, 5-0, on March 6 at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans. LSU has won seven of its nine meetings with Tulane over the... more »
  • Tulane beats Southeastern

    April 18, 2012 8:47 AM

    A four-run Tulane (26-11) fourth inning was too much for Southeastern Louisiana to overcome Tuesday, as the Lions dropped a 7-3 decision in New Orleans. The fourth-inning explosion propelled the Green Wave to a 5-0 lead. Southeastern (25-12) scored three runs in its next two at bats, but the Lions... more »
  • Green Wave loses to Rice

    April 6, 2012 9:19 AM

    The Green Wave had their chances against ninth-ranked Rice on Thursday evening, but the Tulane baseball team couldn't scratch the tying run across the plate in their 5-4 loss to the Owls inside Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. Andrew Reeves tossed three and one-thirds innings of scoreless relief and Nick... more »
  • Tulane beats Southeastern

    March 28, 2012 8:45 AM

    Tulane broke open a tie game with a six-run fifth inning Tuesday as Southeastern Louisiana fell to the Green Wave, 7-2. "I'm disappointed," Lions head coach Jay Artigues said. "This is a game we should have won at home. We didn't play with much mental toughness." Nick Schneeberger gave Tulane... more »
  • LSU baseball plays Tulane tonight

    March 6, 2012 8:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The 11th-ranked LSU baseball squad (10-2) travels to New Orleans Tuesday to face Tulane (10-2) at 6:30 p.m. in Turchin Stadium. Mainieri said freshman right-hander Aaron Nola (1-0, 3.60 ERA) would start the game on the mound for the Tigers. Nola earned the win in his... more »
  • Tulane, LSU med institutions getting $3.96M

    February 28, 2012 7:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two New Orleans medical institutions are getting nearly $4 million in disaster grants for Hurricane Katrina damages from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's office said $2.27 million will pay for repairs made at the Tulane University Medical School building that was badly damaged... more »
  • Conference USA members form new league

    February 14, 2012 8:48 AM

    Conference USA members including Tulane University and current and future members of the Mountain West are on their way to forming a new league for all sports that will begin in 2013. The 16 schools are taking a bigger-is-better approach that will create a conference with schools in five time... more »
  • Tulane professor lands show on MSNBC

    January 6, 2012 7:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University political science professor Melissa Harris-Perry's frequent appearances on MSNBC have paid off. The cable news network said Thursday that she is joining the team and will host her own talk show every Saturday and Sunday, beginning Feb. 4. Harris-Perry, an author and frequent guest... more »
  • Tulane to build new football stadium

    December 8, 2011 2:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University believes a home-field advantage will make all the difference. The school on Thursday announced plans to build a $60 million stadium on campus. The Green Wave has played most of its home football games in the Superdome since 1975. Tulane's old stadium was demolished in... more »
  • Davis, Council earn basketball honors

    November 30, 2011 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Josh Davis of Tulane and Keiva Council of Loyola earned the first state basketball player honors for their play in the month of November by a panel of Louisiana Sports Writers Association members. The selection was for all play in the month of November through this... more »
  • Tulane, Southeastern football game time moved

    September 2, 2011 2:15 PM

    New Orleans - Game time for Tulane's football season opener against Southeastern Louisiana this Saturday has been moved up to 12:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Superdome due of the impending threat of inclement weather from Tropical Storm Lee. Lee is forecast to produce heavy rains and winds in the... more »
  • Tulane's Toledo talks turnaround, cites experience

    August 12, 2011 12:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - More than any time in his five-year tenure, Tulane coach Bob Toledo contends that talk of a turnaround is realistic. The Green Wave last appeared in a bowl game in 2002, and its 4-8 record in 2010 matched its best under Toledo, who inherited a massive... more »
  • Locked out Saints get together for workout

    May 3, 2011 11:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Close to 40 Saints players have gotten together to work out at practice fields and weight rooms at Tulane. Quarterback Drew Brees, who organized the player-only workouts, says that it's all about doing what they can while they are locked out from their regular facilities during... more »
  • Jags fall to 1-10 on the season in loss to Green Wave

    December 23, 2010 10:06 PM

    A four point halftime lead provided a glimmer of hope for the Southern Jaguars this afternoon. But Tulane responded with a strong second half in a 68-65 victory. With the loss, the Jags are now 1-10 on the season. Blake Sanford led the Jags with a game-high 22 points... more »
  • Tulane president appointed to White House council

    December 15, 2010 4:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Tulane University's president has been appointed to a White House council working on solving community problems. The White House announced that Scott Cowen will serve on the White House Council for Community Solutions. The council is being set up to find ways citizens, nonprofits, businesses... more »
  • Bruno to transfer to LSU

    July 1, 2010 6:32 PM

    Former Tulane first baseman Jamie Bruno announced he will transfer to LSU after two seasons with the Green Wave. NCAA rules require Bruno sit out one season before joining the Tigers. The former Class 5A all-stater batted .229 with four home runs. Bruno prepped at Mandeville High. more »
  • Tulane students disciplined for protest

    May 14, 2010 4:47 PM

    Tulane University has disciplined three undergraduate students for demonstrating alongside striking cafeteria workers. Four students were charged with violating the university's student code of conduct for protesting on April 23 alongside about 61 Sodexo cafeteria workers who had walked because of low wages and poor working conditions. A... more »
  • Car sharing program at Loyola, Tulane

    March 17, 2010 5:29 AM

    Loyola and Tulane universities have announced plans with a car rental business to start a car-sharing program for faculty and staff. Loyola says the program will enable participants to maintain the benefits of a personal car while only paying for the vehicle when they use it. The universities are offering... more »
  • Coroner rules oil exec's death a drowning

    March 10, 2010 2:07 PM

    The New Orleans coroner says 54-year-old Douglas Schantz hit his head and drowned in the Mississippi River over the weekend. The oil executive from Houston wandered onto the Steamboat Natchez dock after leaving Bourbon Street Friday morning. He climbed over a guard rail and fell off the dock. A... more »
  • Missing executive seen on video

    March 7, 2010 4:09 PM

    A missing Houston energy executive was seen on surveillance video leaving a New Orleans night club, Friday morning, but so far no clues have been made public in his disappearance. The New Orleans Police Department says the video from a Bourbon Street camera shows Douglas Schantz leaving the Razzoo... more »
  • Universities honored for community service

    March 6, 2010 10:57 AM

    Two universities in Louisiana received the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Friday. The award honored Grambling State University and Tulane University for commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement. GSU faculty and staff volunteered more than 46,000 hours and students contributed more than 100,000... more »
  • Toledo is safe

    December 2, 2009 5:13 PM

    The Tulane coaching staff will return for next season. Head Coach Bob Toledo was told Wednesday by his Athletic Director Rick Dickson that despite the Green Wave's 3-9 record and only one win in conference, that he his job his safe. Toledo has two years remaining on his... more »
  • Tigers heavily favored over Green Wave

    October 27, 2009 9:51 AM

    LSU opened as a 34-point favorite over Tulane for Saturday's contest in Tiger Stadium. The Tigers are coming off a 31-10 SEC victory over Auburn, while the Green Wave lost to Southern Mississippi, 43-6. LSU coach Les Miles said he understands it will be tough for his Tigers... more »
  • Les Miles meets with the media previewing Tulane game

    October 26, 2009 1:58 PM

    LSU head football coach Les Miles met with media members on Monday to talk about looking ahead. But not too far ahead. Miles was quick to point out that he wants his team focused only five days ahead for their Saturday game against the Tulane Green Wave on Oct. 31.... more »
  • No plans to change trick-or-treat hours in Baton Rouge

    September 28, 2009 10:28 AM

    Mayor Kip Holden says traditional trick-or-treat hours will not be changed, even though they conflict with the LSU vs. Tulane football game in Baton Rouge. Kids will be allowed to go door-to-door from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, October 31. The football game starts at 7 p.m. more »
  • Tulane back to practice after being dismissed

    September 17, 2009 10:59 PM

    The Green Wave football practice Thursday was spirited. It better be. Yesterday, Coach Bob Toledo dismissed the team halfway through Wednesday's practice. "Yesterday, we came out and didn't practice very well," Toledo said. "There are a lot of ways to motivate a football team and people. You can... more »
  • Tigers and Wave cancel football series

    September 16, 2009 3:10 PM

    This year will mark the last time LSU and Tulane football take the field against each other as a part of their 10 year contract. According to Tulane University Director of Athletics Rick Dickson, both schools have mutually agreed to drop the series after the 2009 season. The 10... more »
  • Baton Rouge General signs letter of intent with Tulane

    September 14, 2009 2:30 PM

    The Baton Rouge General Medical Center and Tulane University have signed a non-binding letter of intent, exploring how the two together would provide greater educational opportunities. Officials say adding classes at Tulane's school of medicine could increase the number of physicians in the state. The discussion is expected... more »

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