Newsletter: September 2018 – Exceptional Research, Global Impact

Preservation Hall Jazz Band members, Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

Distinguished NEH Grants Awarded to Liberal Arts Programs

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Department of Jewish Studies' Michael R. Cohen received two national grants this summer for distinctive programs they'll present next year.

N. Frank Ukadike, Department of Communication, Film Studies, and Africana Studies

In Memoriam: Professor N. Frank Ukadike

The School of Liberal Arts honors the life, achievements, and camaraderie of esteemed professor of communication, film studies, and africana studies.

Felix Rioja, Tulane University

A New Professor's Inclusive Approach to Economics

How can better roads reduce cycles of poverty? Department of Economics' Felix Rioja explores connections between economics and public infrastructure with students and colleagues.

Dean Brian Edwards with students

Catching Up with Dean Edwards

"There are a lot of great stories to tell." Brian Edwards reflects on his first few months as dean of the School of Liberal Arts and the incredible research and accomplishments of the school.

Mirya Holman, Tulane University. Photo by Paula Burch-Celen

Political Scientist Wins National Award for Gender Research

Associate Professor Mirya Holman received the Clarence Stone Scholar Award from the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.

F. Thomas Luongo, Tulane University Department of History

Where Divine Inspiration Meets the Human Imagination

Associate Professor of History F. Thomas Luongo shares insights from his year of research on manuscripts by female saints of the Middle Ages.

Marcello A. Canuto and team member with altar they discovered in the jungles of northern Guatemala

Archeologists Discover 1500-year-old Altar in Guatemala

Tulane's Middle American Research Institute Director Marcello A. Canuto co–led a team in the discovery of a new king of La Corona, a Classic Maya site of the Kaanul Dynasty.

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