Topic: President

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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.

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Quoted: Michael A. Fitts

“Umbrellas — and minds — work best when they are open. … Together, with our umbrellas, we are prepared for any storm.” MICHAEL A. FITTS, president of Tulane University, at the Convocation for New Students in Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on Aug. 18, 2022. Students were provided second-line umbrellas, which they were encouraged to adorn with memorabilia.https://tulane.it/welcome-convocation

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Book Festival a Big Success

The inaugural in-person New Orleans Book Festival drew 135 authors and 6,000 attendees, who flocked to the Tulane uptown campus for three days in March, expressing their love of books and the people who write them.

Nurse Giselle Salvant is administered a COVID-19 vaccine
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A Better Tomorrow

A national research university such as Tulane brings individuals from the widest range of backgrounds, geographies and viewpoints together for an intensive, yearslong living and learning experience.

photo of students using wifi in Contemporary Arts Museum after hurricane Ida
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Living and Learning

When Hurricane Ida arrived 16 years to the day after Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, a narrative quickly emerged that it would be the Katrina of the 2020s. Fortunately, the improvements made to New Orleans’ flood protection system more than a decade and a half ago changed this storyline.

aerial view of Tulane's campus showing temporary buildings for COVID-19 safety
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Why We Came Back

Ensuring a rewarding academic and social experience for our students, creating a more diverse and just university, continuing our life-saving research and transforming the heart of our city into a high-tech and healthcare hub are why we came back — and why we are here to stay.

Medical students consult with restaurant staff outside Bourree's restaurant in New Orleans
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Great Cities Need Great Universities

Urban universities are defined by the cities they call home and cities with great universities are set apart by their vitality, innovation, originality and diversity.

Biomedical engineering student Hillary Smith works in Scot Ackerman MakerSpace
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Boundless Solutions

Tulane is more invested and focused on engineering than ever before.

President Michael Fitts leads commencement
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‘‘Come Together.’’

The secret of President Michael Fitts’ seven strong years at Tulane as he leads in an unprecedented era.

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TUDAY & TOMORROW

TUday & Tomorrow, a weekly note from President Fitts, debuted this fall. It focuses on current issues and also looks toward the future. TUday & Tomorrow is a great source from which to learn what’s on the president’s mind.https://tulane.it/signup-today-and-tomorrow