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Troy Dannen
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Troy Dannen Sees Fan Base Rallying ’Round

Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen was as nervous as any Green Wave fan that November afternoon at Ford Stadium in Dallas.

Leading The Way
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Leading The Way

The Board of Tulane announced a new contractual agreement with President Mike Fitts that will run through the academic year ending June 30, 2023.

Cultural Exchange
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Cultural Exchange

I believe Tulane University needs to be a leader in welcoming students from other countries, cultures and every socioeconomic background. It enriches the lives of the students who come here, whether they grew up in New Orleans or are arriving in this country for the very first time.

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The Cuba Connection

Angus Lind explores the cultural ties between Cuba and New Orleans, sometimes described as “Latin America’s most northern city.”

Thibodaux massacre
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Earth Beneath Dump Site Offers Clues To Racial Massacre

From Somaliland to El Salvador, Peru to Guatemala, Davette Gadison has brought her passion for justice to her studies in forensic anthropology—drawn to mass gravesites in countries torn apart by civil war.

Screen vs book
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Screens Vs. Books: The Book Always Wins, Professor Says

Is book culture old-fashioned in a society that’s overrun by screens?

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Empire Exhibit

If one could enter a door that leads inside a mind full of historic memories, that experience might feel the same as walking through the EMPIRE exhibit at the Newcomb Art Museum.

While All-American running back Eddie Price (pictured) did not actually appear in the 1949 film Father Was a Fullback, the Tulane team scored a mention in the movie. Price led the Green Wave to the Southeastern Conference football championship that year, for real. (Photo of Eddie Price Courtesy Tulane University Archives)
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Gridiron Glory in the Movies

As the regular college football season transitions into bowl season, and then into “Wait till next year!” mode, all the football fan can do is hope his/her team is going to a bowl game — or in desperation satisfy a craving by watching a favorite football movie or game replays.

Michael Cunningham
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Divided We Learn

Among the most important issues in U.S. higher education right now is the lack of diversity in student and faculty populations.

LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology aided researchers in making this remarkable discovery and others in Guatemala.
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More Secrets of Maya History Revealed with Discovery of Altar

Northern Guatemala has proven to be fertile ground for archaeologists, and Tulane University researchers Marcello Canuto and Francisco Estrada-Belli have been among them, making some of the most eye-popping and remarkable discoveries the world has ever seen.