Topic: viewpoint

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.

Nurse Giselle Salvant is administered a COVID-19 vaccine

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

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

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

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

Boundless Solutions

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

2017 graduates at the Superdome

What Happens at Tulane Doesn’t Stay at Tulane…

“Tulane University is a force for good at the local, regional and global levels.”

President's letter by Mike Fitts

We Are the World

Do you remember that song from 1985? It raised a lot of awareness and millions of dollars for famine-stricken countries.

Convocation 2018

My New Orleans Moment

When did you first know you were a New Orleanian?

Khoshakhlagh and Elaine Horn-Ranney at the Kennedy Space Center at the launch of the NASA SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship in December.

We’re on It

If there is an ecosystem that is threatened, a population in peril, a subject matter unexplored, a discovery yet to be made, a cure to be found — somebody at Tulane is working on it. That’s just what we do.