Topic: wavemakers

Kikie and Robert Priddy (left) and David and Marion Mussafer

Innovation Institute to Accelerate Tech Startups

The Tulane Innovation Institute is launching operations this year, thanks to generous gifts from forward-thinking philanthropists.

A graphic of a shuttle in space.

Space Law Program Launched

Tulane Law School will launch a new program in space law with a generous gift of $1 million from Darleen Jacobs (L ’81).

A standing banner at an event that reads "The Paul Tulane Society."

Paul Tulane Society Honors Benefactors

The Paul Tulane Society honors generous benefactors who have supported the university with gifts of $1 million or more.

Student walk on concrete decorated with chalk that reads "Give Green."

Give Green

Tulanians turned out in greater numbers than ever before to raise over $1.2 million on Tulane ’s fifth annual giving day, Give Green: A Day for the Audacious on March 22.

Avron B. (A&S ’62) and Wendy Fogelman (NC ’63)

Gift Creates Fogelman Hall In New Residential Village

The alumnus whose name is synonymous with Tulane basketball is now providing the lead gift to build the preeminent student residence hall on the uptown campus.

Phil (A&S ’64, M ’68) and Cheryl (NC ’66, M ’69) Leone

New Presidential Chair Established at School of Medicine

A husband-and-wife team who first met as Tulane undergraduates is donating $5 million to create the university’s ninth Presidential Chair, which will be based at the School of Medicine.

Valerie and Michael McKeever (A&S ’73, B ’75)

Gift Endows Career Services for Student-athletes

Tulane University has received a $1.4 million gift from the Valerie and Michael McKeever family, $1 million of which will be used to establish the McKeever Family Athletic Career Development Endowed Fund.

Denys Bondar and Diyar Talbayev

W. M. Keck Foundation Grant Could Spark “Breakthrough” Technologies

Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to do what no physicist has ever done before: see through opaque matter using superoscillations of light in a time-domain spectroscopy lab.

photo of Lisa and Kenny Jackson

Alumna's gift of $1 million will expand Tulane Summer Success Program

Lisa Jackson, a Board of Tulane member and Apple’s vice president for environment, policy and social initiatives, and her husband, Kenneth, contribute to the Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience.