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NEWSLETTER
MARCH 2014

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LIBERAL ARTS DEGREES SHINE AT CAREER WAVE

career wave panelThe Rising Star Panelists address student questions at Career Wave 2014. (Photo by Sally Asher)

Story by Mary Sparacello

Ken Sadowsky has been hailed as a "kingmaker" and "beverage whisperer" by Forbes magazine for his track record in backing winners in the beverage industry. It was a degree in history from Tulane University that helped pave the road to his success.

Sadowsky, a member of the School of Liberal Arts Dean's Advisory Council since 2000, was back on campus last month sharing his story with more than 800 Tulane undergraduates at Career Wave 2014. A charismatic speaker, he peppered his talk with jokes and entertaining accounts of his days at Tulane.

"Being at Tulane and immersed in New Orleans culture gave me an education that went beyond the classroom," says Sadowsky. "New Orleans is a great city to be a sponge."
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Tulane University Marching Band Ushers in Carnival 2014



The Tulane University Marching Band (TUMB) was featured in several Mardi Gras parades (view schedule) this 2014 Carnival season.
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Poetry in Motion - Book Signing by Peter Cooley



Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing Peter Cooley introduced his new book, 'Night Bus to the Afterlife,' at a recent book signing event (photos provided by Jeanny Keck).
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News from the Field:
Elisabeth McMahon

Why the Village?

mcmahonThe piles of pink fluff against the curb and brick walls of the picturesque street startled me as I walked to the National Archives of the United Kingdom in Kew, England. I blinked, thinking I was looking at pink snow, and then I realized the "pink fluff" contained piles of flower petals that dropped from the cherry and hawthorn trees in the gardens of the houses on the street. The walk to the National Archives of the United Kingdom is an idyllic trek from the nineteenth-century train station down streets lined with tiny, beautiful gardens, each one unique. While May can be a dreary month in London, rainy and cold, walking to the National Archives, located in the neighborhood of Kew Gardens, is always stunning and it takes away the gloom.
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New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane Announces 2014 Season


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Summer Lyric Theatre Announces 47th Season

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