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  • Tulane researchers get grant to study lead in mockingbirds

    August 16, 2017 8:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Tulane researchers have a $104,000 grant to study whether lead in polluted neighborhoods is making mockingbirds more aggressive than those in other neighborhoods. Tuesday's news release says Jordan Karubian and Renata Ribeiro have shown that mockingbirds in neighborhoods with high levels of lead in the dirt have... more »
  • Tulane partners with NOLA Brewery to launch Green Wave Beer

    July 6, 2017 1:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Tulane Athletics announced a partnership with NOLA Brewing Company to launch a new brew, Green Wave Beer. The beer is currently in production and set to be available at Yulman Stadium for Tulane football's home opener on Saturday, September 2 against Grambling State. ... more »
  • Conservationist Jane Goodall to speak at Tulane University

    March 9, 2017 8:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jane Goodall, the renowned conservationist, is scheduled to deliver a Tulane University lecture on her life's work. School officials say the talk is planned for 7 p.m. March 16 at the Dixon Hall auditorium. A question-and-answer session and a book signing are also planned. Tulane said in... more »
  • Helen Mirren to speak, receive honorary degree at Tulane ceremony

    March 7, 2017 11:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University in New Orleans has announced that actress Helen Mirren will deliver the keynote address to graduates at its 2017 commencement. The ceremony is set for May 20 in the Superdome. Tulane's Monday news release says the English actress also will receive an honorary degree at... more »
  • David Vitter's congressional papers to be housed at Tulane

    January 29, 2017 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter's papers from his tenure in Congress will be preserved at Tulane University. The university's Louisiana Research Collection announced it will house the documents, which include materials Vitter accumulated during his time as both a member of the Senate and of the U.S.... more »
  • Tulane planning to close central Mississippi campus

    January 7, 2017 11:52 AM

    MADISON, Miss. - Tulane University is planning to close its campus in central Mississippi. The Clarion-Ledger reports that University President Michael A. Fitts and the dean of continuing studies, Suri Duitch, emailed students Thursday. They said the School of Continuing Studies in the Jackson suburb of Madison will close at... more »
  • Tulane sends 130 acceptance emails to applicants by mistake

    December 16, 2016 5:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University in New Orleans accidentally sent 130 acceptance emails to prospective students on Wednesday afternoon. Jeff Schiffman, the university's senior associate director of admissions, posted about what happened , stating that the mistake goes against the "ideas of compassion" and that the university "really messed... more »
  • Student carjacked in Uptown New Orleans

    November 22, 2016 1:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – A Tulane University student was carjacked early Tuesday morning in Uptown New Orleans. WWL reports , WBRZ's sister station, that the student was driving her vehicle and stopped at the intersection of Nashville and Claiborne avenues when a car bumped her vehicle from behind. When... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to shooting Tulane medical school student

    October 24, 2016 1:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 22-year-old man accused of shooting a Tulane University medical student and raping a couple less than 24 hours later has pleaded guilty as part of an agreement that will see him serve 50 years in prison. Prosecutors say Euric Cain entered his plea Monday to charges... more »
  • Tulane gets $11.4M, 5-year grant for new research institute

    October 16, 2016 11:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Institutes of Health is giving Tulane University $11.4 over the next five years to get more scientists studying ways to help patients with high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and related conditions. Epidemiology professor Jiang He is using the grant to start an institute aimed at... more »
  • Tulane launches new Brain Institute

    October 8, 2016 11:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University has launched a new initiative to support brain-related research of neuroscience endeavors. The new Brain Institute combines expertise and research from faculty, postdocs and students at the Schools of Medicine, Science and Engineering, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Liberal Arts, and the National Primate Research... more »
  • Report: LSU's Alex Box the best place for baseball

    July 5, 2016 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Alex Box is the best place to catch collegiate baseball, but it's not the only ranking stadium in Louisiana. Scout.com recently ranked the top 50 - posting editors visited "and reviewed almost every ballpark in Division I college baseball" to compile the list. The team found... more »
  • Funds being raised to find Tulane graduate's killer

    May 11, 2016 12:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Friends and family of a Tulane graduate that was killed in New Orleans over the weekend are now raising funds to help find the killer responsible. Thomas Rolfes, 25, was found shot to death Saturday morning near Amelia Street in New Orleans after being robbed. He and his... more »
  • NOPD, Tulane campus police investigate serial 'flasher'

    May 6, 2016 11:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The News Orleans and Tulane University police departments are on the lookout for a man accused of exposing himself several times Thursday night in locations in and around the Tulane and Loyola campuses. WDSU-TV reports a woman contacted campus police to say she was walking toward... more »
  • LSU to take on Tulane Tuesday night in New Orleans

    April 26, 2016 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - No. 8 LSU will face off with a No. 20 Tulane Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans. Audio of the game will be available locally on WDGL 98.1 and on the web at www.LSUsports.net/live . The game will also be televised,... more »
  • Willie Fritz officially takes over as Tulane football head coach

    December 15, 2015 1:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Willie Fritz has officially taken the reins of the Green Wave football team at Tulane University. The official announcement took place late Tuesday morning at the Jill H. and Avram A. Glazer Family Club at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans. Fritz is Tulane’s 40th head coach.... more »
  • Deputies: Man accused of shooting student tried to harm self

    December 14, 2015 6:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities in New Orleans say the man accused of shooting a Tulane medical student has tried to "harm himself" inside Orleans Parish Prison. Marc Ehrhardt, a spokesman for Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, says deputies entered Euric Cain's cell Sunday morning after a member of the medical staff learned... more »
  • Man indicted in shooting of student accused of rape, kidnapping

    December 10, 2015 5:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The man indicted in the shooting of a Tulane medical student has been accused of kidnapping and raping a couple. Investigators tell news outlets video and DNA evidence link Euric Cain to the couple's kidnapping and rape which took place less than 24 hours after student Peter Gold... more »
  • Grand jury indicts man, girlfriend in med student's shooting

    December 3, 2015 7:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man accused of shooting a Tulane medical student who tried to stop a kidnapping and robbery of a woman has been indicted by a New Orleans grand jury. 21-year-old Euric Cain was charged Thursday with attempted first-degree murder, attempted aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery and attempted... more »
  • Police arrest man accused of shooting Tulane medical student

    November 23, 2015 1:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested a man accused of shooting a medical student who stopped an apparent kidnapping. Police spokesman Tyler Gamble says in a brief news release that police and federal marshals arrested 21-year-old Euric Cain of New Orleans at a house late Monday... more »
  • Police ID man accused of shooting Tulane medical student

    November 22, 2015 6:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have identified a man accused of shooting a medical student who stopped an apparent kidnapping. Police say 21-year-old Euric Cain of New Orleans is wanted on charges of armed robbery, second-degree kidnapping and attempted first-degree murder. Tulane University and Crimestoppers are offering up to... more »
  • Tulane loses to SMU 49-21

    November 22, 2015 12:19 AM

    DALLAS - Xavier Jones ran for 117 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Davis added 156 yards rushing and a score, and SMU beat Tulane 49-21 Saturday night. SMU had 323 yards on the ground with six touchdowns. Prescott Line and Braeden West added rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter for... more »
  • Tulane gets $6.7M to study lasting health effects of Katrina

    November 3, 2015 6:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Tulane University has received a $6.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the lasting health, demographic and socio-economic impacts of Hurricane Katrina. The five-year grant will establish the Tulane Center for Studies on Displaced Populations. Tulane says the program's goal will be to gauge... more »
  • 3-state project to look at developing adolescent brains

    October 8, 2015 10:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Researchers in New Mexico, Nevada and Louisiana are starting a $5.9 million project to look at how adolescent brains develop. Lead researcher Vince Calhoun of the University of New Mexico says scientists at the universities of New Mexico and Nevada will scan the brains of 230 children... more »
  • Tulane athletic director Dickson to retire in May

    September 25, 2015 5:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson, who led the effort to bring football Saturday's back to campus from the Superdome, says he will retire next May. Dickson has held his current post since 2000 and oversaw not only the construction of new facilities, but also the rebuilding... more »
  • Tulane extends season, thumps Lehigh 15-3 at Baton Rouge regional

    May 30, 2015 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tyler Wilson drove in four runs and Tulane staved off elimination in the Baton Rouge Regional with a 15-3 victory over Lehigh on Saturday. The Green Wave (35-24) knocked out Lehigh (25-31) in the win game featured a rain delay of 3 hours and 16 minutes. Corey... more »
  • Teams arrive at Baton Rouge regional ready to take a shot at #2 seed LSU

    May 28, 2015 7:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team will have championship company in the Baton Rouge regional beginning tomorrow, but the Tigers are confident they've prepared well for the weekend. The first opponent, Lehigh, comes to Louisiana as the Patriots League tournament champion. The Mountain Hawks have a lineup with... more »
  • LSU Baseball to host Tulane on Tuesday

    April 20, 2015 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - First ranked LSU is scheduled to play host to Tulane Tuesday night in another classic clash between the two schools at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers come into the meeting on the diamond with a record of 34-6 while Tulane is 24-15. Monday's polls were kind... more »
  • Tulane rolling out campus police body cameras

    March 23, 2015 11:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University recently announced their campus police will be equipped with body cameras by the end of the month. On Friday the university said by the end of March patrol officers on both the uptown and downtown campuses will be wearing Digital Ally body cameras. ... more »
  • Tulane bounced out of NCAA womens tournament

    March 20, 2015 3:59 PM

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Breanna Richardson scored 15 points and Mississippi State beat Tulane 57-47 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Morgan William added 14 points for the fifth-seeded Bulldogs (27-6). They shot 48 percent in the second half and advanced to a second-round matchup with... more »
  • Tulane student slain in murder-suicide

    February 1, 2015 5:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the murder of a 25-year-old woman and the suicide of a 28-year-old man. Around 9:55 a.m. Sunday, police said they were called out to the 5500 block of Willow Street in the uptown area of New Orleans. When the... more »
  • Tulane med school joins network fighting a lung disease

    January 29, 2015 3:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University School of Medicine has been selected to join an expanding network of medical centers caring for patients with a progressive lung disease. The university said in a Wednesday news release that it is joining the care network of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. The move means... more »
  • Tulane beats Southern University 74-59

    November 26, 2014 1:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jonathan Stark scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists to lead Tulane past Southern University 74-59 on Tuesday night. Stark, Tulane's leading scorer last season at 14.5 per game, entered the contest averaging just 7.3. Tre Drye also scored 14 for Tulane (3-1) and... more »
  • Tulane drops 4th of last 5 with loss to East Carolina 34-6

    November 22, 2014 7:35 PM

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Shane Carden threw for 358 yards, accounted for two touchdowns and Justin Hardy broke the FBS record for receptions in a career as East Carolina defeated Tulane 34-6 on Saturday. Hardy had nine receptions for 104 yards and now has 355 career catches, pushing him past... more »
  • Education think tank head quits after flawed study

    November 10, 2014 12:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Tulane University institute that studies New Orleans public education changes that followed Hurricane Katrina has announced the resignation of its executive director. The resignation of John Ayers comes weeks after the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives retracted a study on New Orleans high schools. The... more »
  • 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 »

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