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How Louisiana colleges are prepping for a 2nd COVID semester

Oct. 25, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Colleges in Louisiana are preparing for a second full semester of adjustments to the coronavirus pandemic, with many canceling spring breaks and shuffling start dates to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks on campus. The alterations come amid uncertainty about a range of issues, including the...

Iowa lawyer, Tulane grad gives school $3M for new department

Sep. 29, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An Iowa attorney and Tulane University alumna has given $3 million to one of the newest departments at the private university in New Orleans. The Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering is so new that undergraduate and graduate programs are still in the works. “I...

Tulane Center for Sport gets $5.5M donation from foundation

Aug. 26, 2020 11:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A private university in Louisiana is getting $5.5 million for its center to study and support all areas where sport engages society. The Douglas J. Hertz Family Foundation is donating the money to Tulane Center for Sport, said a news release Tuesday from Tulane University. The school...