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Ready, set, Gordon - September 04, 2018
As Tropical Storm Gordon approaches the Gulf Coast, the Tulane community takes necessary precautions to ensure safety across campus.

Power shower - August 13, 2018
A worker power sprays the exterior of Devlin Fieldhouse, home to Avron B. Fogelman Arena, as dark clouds move in from the west. Across campus, maintenance projects near completion in preparation for the fall semester.  

Sun screen - June 26, 2018
Visitors to the uptown campus walk past Chinese pistachio trees in front of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. The ornamental tree, which does not produce pistachio nuts, is popular for its fall color and its wide canopy that creates...

Escape route - June 11, 2018
A beaten path leads to shade and cooler temperatures under the southern live oak in front of Mussafer Hall on the uptown campus. 

Balanced beam - June 05, 2018
A steel beam moves slowly overhead during construction of The Commons on the uptown campus. Located where the Berger Family Lawn meets Newcomb Place, the new three-story structure will include a 58,000-square-foot dining facility as well as a 19,000...

Gratitude - April 06, 2018
Awards are lined up and ready to be presented at Tulane’s 2018 Staff Recognition Event on Friday, April 6. The annual luncheon took place at The Roosevelt Hotel, and marks the second year employees were celebrated at a unified ceremony for their...

Keep palm and carry on - January 29, 2018
Just outside Irby Residence Hall, a large phoenix canariensis palm tree commands the attention of passersby. Also known as a Canary Island date palm, the tree is approximately 50 to 60 years old, planted not long after Irby’s construction in 1956.  

Downtime - November 27, 2017
During his lunch break, Charlie Williams, a Tulane staff member with Facilities Services, reads the day’s news on his favorite bench near Freret Street and McAlister Place.  Williams says, “I like this spot. Despite all the action, I find solace...

Cocky - March 24, 2017
Cesar Garcia tightly holds a rooster as Clay Adams, right, snaps a photo. The two were part of a random group of facilities services workers who captured the bird outside Newcomb Hall on Thursday (March 23). The department began receiving calls...

Brick it down - December 07, 2016
Workmen with Natchez Landscaping lay pavers along the front entrance of the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse, home to the Green Wave basketball and volleyball teams. The pavers are part of a campus-wide project to improve pedestrian...

All yellow - November 22, 2016
Lantana blooms brighten the entrance to Weatherhead Hall. A popular plant in local gardens, lantana thrives in direct sunlight and is widely used to attract butterflies.

Taking the lead in Zika prevention - August 30, 2016
If you’ve noticed fewer mosquitoes on campus, it’s no coincidence. As part of a university-wide Zika readiness plan, facilities crews have stepped up prevention efforts in the past few months by spraying more frequently and clearing out anything...

Fresh greens - August 24, 2016
A worker with Natchez Landscaping plants day lilies and agapanthus in the courtyard of the Aron Residences. The new landscaping, including trees, shrubs and flowering plants, replaces those original to the construction of the residence in the mid...