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Bernard J. Panetta II (A&S ’68) and Marcela Villareal de Panetta (NC ’67)
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Tulane Alumni Couple Donates $5 Million for Presidential Chair

Tulane University has received a $5 million commitment to fund a Presidential Chair from alumni Marcela Villareal de Panetta (NC ’67) and Bernard J. Panetta II (A&S ’68).

‘Graduated with Honors’ Wall Recognizes Student-Athletes
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‘Graduated with Honors’ Wall Recognizes Student-Athletes

The top academic achievers among Tulane student-athletes have received recognition on a wall in the James W. Wilson Intercollegiate Athletics Center.

Dr. Scot Ackerman (E ’78)
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Makerspace Named in Honor of Donor, Alumnus

The MakerSpace at Tulane University, which offers students and professors access to digital fabrication tools like 3D printers, laser cutters, milling machines and lathes as well as traditional hand and power tools, will be named the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace, thanks to a generous gift from Dr. Scot Ackerman (E ’78), a radiation oncologist and medical director of the Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

Warren Lichtenstein
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Donor encourages giving with $1 million gift

Warren G. Lichtenstein, founder and executive chairman of the global holdings company Steel Partners Holdings, has given a $1 million gift to spur first-time donors to support Only the Audacious, the campaign for an ever bolder Tulane.

The late Saul A. Mintz (A ’53) and his widow, Jean Strauss Mintz (NC ’55)
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$2 million gift to fund global architecture studios

Tulane School of Architecture has received a $2 million gift to establish the Saul A. Mintz Global Research Studios, a new program that will give students an opportunity to work internationally on critical global issues.

Robert and Kikie Priddy
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Priddy Family Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Tulane Brain Institute

Tulane University’s Brain Institute received a $1 million pledge from the Priddy Family Foundation to endow and establish the Priddy Family Spark Research Endowed Fund.

Alan and Katy Stone
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New Donor Fund is Flexible, Easy

Alan and Katy Stone want to play a part in supporting the university’s future.

Dr. Hugh “Glenn” Barnett II and Karen Barnett
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Scholarship Supports Dreams of Med School

When he was accepted to Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Hugh “Glenn” Barnett II knew that the cost of tuition might prevent him from attending the prestigious school.

students on A.B. Freeman School of Business stairs
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Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Tulane University again smashed its fundraising record, raising more than $150 million in the 2017–18 fiscal year, exceeding last year’s record-breaking year by nearly $25 million.

Students of the Stacy Mandel Palagye and Keith Palagye Program for Middle East Peace
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$1 Million To Fund Middle East Studies

A Tulane University program that teaches students about the Middle East peace process will continue for another four years thanks to a second $1 million grant from Stacy Mandel Palagye (NC ’83) and her husband, Keith Palagye.