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Tulane parents Stuart and Suzanne Grant, pictured with their son Sam in U.S. Marine Corps uniform

Gift Will Transform Jewish Studies

Tulane University has received a generous gift from Stuart and Suzanne Grant of Wilmington, Delaware, to establish the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience. It is among the largest gifts to the Tulane School of Liberal Arts and the largest ever to the Department of Jewish Studies.

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Major Gift Launches First Amendment Clinic

With support from a nearly $1 million gift from the Stanton Foundation, Tulane Law School will launch a new law clinic dedicated to First Amendment rights, Dean David Meyer announced.

Robert and Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander

Donors Give $2 Million to Help Faculty Compete for Research Dollars

Tulane alumna and board member Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander (NC ’84)and her husband, Robert, have pledged $2 million to set up a fund to support faculty and the university’s research grant proposal development initiatives so that researchers can spend more time pursuing world-changing discoveries.

 James McLachlan will lead an immune system study with John McLachlan and Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis

Tulane receives $1 million to study why women have stronger immune systems

Do women have an extra line of defense in their immune systems that gives them an advantage over men in fighting infections?

Fans of Tulane on Give Green Day

Tulane Experiences Another Record Fundraising Year

For the third straight year, Tulane University has posted a record-setting fundraising pace, inspiring an unprecedented 25,221 donors to give more than $130 million in the fiscal year 2018-19, second only to last year’s total of $150 million.

Bernard J. Panetta II (A&S ’68) and Marcela Villareal de Panetta (NC ’67)

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

‘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)

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

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)

$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.