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Jon Sumrall portrait in suit with Tulane pin

Head football coach sets tone for gridiron glory

Get to know Jon Sumrall, Green Wave head football coach, who returns to Tulane ready to win more championships. Continue Reading

Schally's gold Nobel Prize medal in velvet case.

Nobel Prize comes home to Tulane

Forty-seven years after endocrinologist Dr. Andrew Schally was awarded the Nobel Prize for medical research conducted at Tulane, the prestigious award is returning home. Continue Reading

black and white photo of Newt Gingrich, in glasses, teaching in 1969

Speaker Newt Gingrich donates congressional papers

Newt Gingrich’s congressional papers consist of more than 3,450 boxes of materials from his 20 years in Congress and 40-year political career. Continue Reading

Respiratory syncytial virus 3D illustration which shows structure of virus with surface spikes

RSV and nerve cells

Respiratory syncytial virus, a common infection in children and senior adults, can also infect nerve cells, a new study shows. Continue Reading

Robin S. Smith in front of light green New Orleans double style house

Memorializing a civil rights activist’s home

Through a Tulane student’s efforts, a civil rights activist’s home has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Continue Reading

Chandrashekhar Borkar, Jonathan Fadok, Eric Le and Claire Stelly look at a document together.

The freeze-or-flight fear response

Tulane researchers discover a brain pathway that regulates fear responses, which could lead to breakthroughs in PTSD or anxiety treatments. Continue Reading

Olivia Davison swimming with outstretched hands churning the water

2023 student-athletes who graduated with honors

Through the generosity of longtime Tulane supporters Don and Lora Peters, Tulane Athletics recognizes student-athletes who graduate with honors. Continue Reading

close up of green and white chess board

A revitalization of chess

The Tulane Quick Chess Tournament is just the latest in a long history of the game at Tulane. Continue Reading

Mark Wheeler and Amelia Archer stand in front of a window

$2 million gift to establish faculty chair in AI

The gift from alumnus Mark Wheeler and his wife, Amelia Archer, will create the Mark D. Wheeler Chair in Artificial Intelligence Endowed Fund at the School of Science and Engineering. Continue Reading

portrait of Austin Hogans standing in front of an old brick wall

Impression: Austin Hogans

Austin Hogans (A ’20) organized a campaign to give Louisiana architecture students free design supply kits. Continue Reading

students walk through campus with sun behind them

Tulanians – Class Notes

Find your classmates by decade! Continue Reading

white Hydrangea flower on black background


We say goodbye to Tulanians whose deaths were reported to the university during the past quarter. Continue Reading