Well-Deserved Pomp and Circumstance
Dean Brian Edwards speaks to the accomplishments—in the face of numerous challenges—of the impressive and triumphant Class of 2023.
Jalon Young, Inaugural Diploma Ceremony Poet
For the first time, the School of Liberal Arts selected a degree candidate to read an original poem during its diploma ceremony. Young received a Bachelor of Arts with majors in English and Africana Studies.
A Bespoke Violin Performance by Michael Sze
Sze played a variation from an original composition, named in tribute to his academic concentration on the Assyrian Empire. Sze received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with majors in Jazz Studies and History.
Distinguished Alumni Award Presented to Academy Award Winner
Dean Brian Edwards presented film producer Robert Fyvolent with the annual honor following the alum’s recent Oscar and Grammy wins for his music documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival.
Liberal Arts Faculty Earn University Teaching Awards at Commencement
Guadalupe García (pictured) earned the President’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, and Michelle Foa the Weiss Presidential Fellowship for Undergraduate Teaching.
Tulane Senior Spotlight: Crawfest Director’s Success
Political Science major Brett Franklin used his knack for problem solving to bring back our beloved Crawfest—bigger and better than ever—after two years of Covid-19 cancellations.
Tulane Senior Spotlight: Runsdorf Award Winners
The Center for Public Service honored Mollie Sloter and Ron’Janiele “Nelly” Bruce. Both earned degrees across multiple Liberal Arts disciplines for their commitment to service.
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