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Tulane study finds slow progress for women and minorities in Louisiana judiciary - January 24, 2018
The number of judges in Louisiana district courts has doubled in the past 25 years, yet minority representation on the bench in those courts has increased only 1 percent, according to a new Tulane University study tracking gender and racial...

Fast friends - January 17, 2018
Juliana Canabal-Rodriguez, left, and Gabriela Diaz Almeida, right, pose for a photo after meeting each other during a welcome breakfast at City Diner in the Lavin-Bernick Center. The event introduced the students and their parents to the Tulane...

Diversity Convocation melds racism and forgiveness - October 13, 2017
The 18th annual Diversity Convocation at Tulane University will feature Rais Bhuiyan, an American Muslim from Bangladesh with a powerful story. After serving as an air force pilot in Bangladesh, Bhuiyan moved to the United States in 1999 to study...

Mutual fund backed by Tulane student research ranked among best in the nation - March 08, 2017
Financial research firm Thomson Reuters Lipper Analytics has ranked the mutual fund inspired by Burkenroad Reports, Tulane University’s acclaimed equity analysis program, among the top performers in the nation.   Based on its performance since 2001...

Issues of race take center stage in film series - September 15, 2016
“Race in America: Past, Present & Future” is a free film and discussion series that kicks off Sunday (Sept. 18) on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The film series is a joint effort between the Tulane Center for Public Service, the...

Examining the future of higher education admissions - March 17, 2014
Legal cases concerning the use of affirmative action and other targeted admissions policies have long shaped the way students are admitted to colleges and universities around the country. A panel discussion will be held on Wednesday (March 19) on...

President Cowen: 'We can do better' on campus diversity - December 07, 2012
Finding ways to make significant improvements in diversity at Tulane University and foster an inclusive environment are priorities of President Scott Cowen, who told participants at a recent town hall meeting, “I think it's the right thing for this...

Diversity Expert to Deliver Candid Talk on Women and Ambition at Tulane University - October 09, 2009
Jennifer W. Allyn, a managing director in the Office of Diversity for PricewaterhouseCoopers, will come to Tulane University to discuss women and ambition in a special interactive lecture co-sponsored by the Louisiana Chapter of the International...

Task Force Targets Campus Accessibility - October 07, 2008
Broken concrete on a sidewalk, a building without a ramp, a large planter that blocks access to a building. A work group surveying the accessibility of buildings on Tulane's uptown campus is looking at these and other impediments that can affect the...