Also In This Issue

Thomas Beller holds a basketball on a covered outdoor playground court

Lost in the Game

In an excerpt from his new book, Lost in the Game: A Book About Basketball, the author writes about the inexorable, generational pull of a game of hoops. Continue Reading

Black and white photo of Isle Aichinger at Tulane in 1967

ILSE AICHINGER’S ALMOST FORGOTTEN VISIT TO TULANE

The first writer after World War II to use Konzentrationslager — “concentration camp” — in German-language literature, Ilse Aichinger was a major voice in the work of memory of the holocaust. Continue Reading

photo of fence covering announcing revitalization of Charity Hospital in 2025

A New Path Paved by Innovation

A city rooted in the past and focused on the future and the promise of discovery cannot help but achieve greatness. Continue Reading

photo portrait of Tulane alumna Kyla Denwood (SLA '21)

BREAKING BARRIERS

With a U.S. State Department grant, Tulane alumni and students formed a nonprofit organization to provide international affairs career guidance and mentorship to underrepresented students from noncoastal areas of the United States. Continue Reading

The Tulane Green Wave sailing team on Lake Ponchartrain

SAILING SUCCESS

The Tulane Green Wave sailing team wins the Intercollegiate Sailing Association Open Dinghy Race National Championship Continue Reading

photo of Fred Wietfeldt, professor and chair of physics and engineering physics

FREE NEUTRONS

Fred Wietfeldt, professor and chair of physics and engineering physics, has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation — the largest ever direct NSF award to Tulane. Continue Reading

photo collage of people watching a movie with Gibson Hall on the screen

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

Memorable movies have been filmed on the streets of New Orleans and the Tulane campus for decades. Continue Reading

Baseball coach Jay Uhlman against a blue background

A NEW HEAD BASEBALL COACH FOR THE GREEN WAVE

Jay Uhlman was named head coach of the Tulane baseball team in June, after serving as interim coach. While interim, Uhlman led the team to the American Athletic Conference’s semifinal round. Continue Reading

medical illustration of heart, lungs and arteries

WHAT TRIGGERS STROKES?

For the first time, researchers at Tulane University and Ochsner Health were able to genetically sequence plaque tissue collected from patients within days after a stroke. Continue Reading

Erin Chandler stands wearing U S Navy camouflage uniform

Impression: Erin Chandler

For Erin Chandler (SLA ’18) the choice to attend Tulane was an easy one. Continue Reading

Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez smiles in outdoor setting

Impression: Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez

Generations have often wondered what kind of world they might leave to their successors. Continue Reading

Ellie Helman Dylan sits in front of tree trunk wearing black jacket

Impression: Ellie Helman Dylan

“When he got diagnosed, he said, ‘I’m going to beat it.’ And we thought, ‘Why don’t we just film it?’” Continue Reading

Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht and Cheryl A. Verlander in the French Quarter

BEQUEST STRENGTHENS SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht and Cheryl A. Verlander enrich the Verlander-Bracht Scholarship Endowed Fund, supporting students who are pursuing master’s degrees at the School of Social Work. Continue Reading

detail of a portrait of Dr. John Deming

DR. JOHN DEMING’S LEGACY

It was a lovely day to celebrate one of Tulane’s greatest philanthropists. Continue Reading

man playing a tuba in French Quarter

JAZZ EDUCATION PRESERVED AND PROTECTED

For Dianne La Basse (NC ’74, B ’76), New Orleans and music were forever intertwined. Continue Reading

Goldring Woldenberg Business Complex building

NEXT WAVE CHALLENGE

From the moment he graduated, Mike Tombari (B ’75) knew he wanted to give back to the A. B. Freeman School of Business. Continue Reading