Dillard University Logo
Office of Communications & Marketing
  • e2Campus Alert
  • Spacer
    Spacer Spacer Spacer  
    Dillard In The News
    Tom Dent Literary Festival at Dillard PDF Print E-mail
    Click here to change font size:


    Dillard University is proud to be a part of the 2012 Tom Dent Literary Festival. Held in the PSB on Saturday, Nov. 3, 7 – 9 p.m., the Tom Dent forum will feature readings from writers T. Geronimo Johnson, Valentine Pierce, Chancelier “Xero” Skidmore and Olympia Vernon.

    For more information on the Tom Dent Festival at Dillard University, contact Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy at (504) 826-4354.

    To view a complete schedule of events, visit or “Like” New Orleans Public Library on Facebook.

    Bringing Bands Back Post Katrina PDF Print E-mail
    Click here to change font size:

    marching bands

    Helping schools to bring back the tradition of marching bands is an important project. Dillard University is doing its part by hosting the Institute of Jazz Camp, on Saturday mornings in the Samuel Cook building. The program is sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

    Read more about the project on the

    Dillard Alumnus on Path to Cure Childhood Disease PDF Print E-mail
    Click here to change font size:

    Dillard alumnus Byron Knowles is on an exciting path. As part of a research team at Vanderbilt School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, Knowles is working toward finding the cure for a rare intestinal disorder, most commonly found in children. Knowles was the recipient of several scholarships while at Dillard and graduated in Biology and Chemistry, with a minor in Mathematics.

    Read more about his exciting journey in the Nassau Guardian...

    Dillard Professor Stresses Retirement Savings PDF Print E-mail
    Click here to change font size:


    Dillard Professor Kem Washington knows the importance of saving for retirement. In a recent article for Yahoo! Finance, she shares her expertise on saving and planning. "I believe having a plan is better than having no plan at all. Having a strategic asset allocation, reallocating near retirement and getting into the market as soon as possible would help individuals in reaching their financial goals better than those who are doing nothing at all", she says.

    Read more on the Yahoo! Finance website...

    or or Fox Business

    Dillard Alumna Fighting Cancer with Research PDF Print E-mail
    Click here to change font size:

    breast cancer ribbon

    Dillard alumna LaTonia Taliaferro Smith is waging a personal war on breast cancer from her research lab. The disease, which is a leading cause of cancer death in women behind lung cancer, has affected 10 women in her husband’s family. Perhaps even more.

    Smith’s lab at Emory University is on the front lines of the war against breast cancer, particularly triple negative breast cancer, which disproportionately affects younger women, African-Americans and Hispanics. Each day she comes to work at the lab intent on finding better treatment options — and perhaps, one day, a cure.

    Read more about this research in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution here...

    << Start < Prev 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 Next > End >>

    Page 52 of 72

    spacer spacer spacer  




    Want to know what's happening at Dillard University?

    Sign up for our monthly newsletter!



    Donate to Dillard University


    Dillard University
    2601 Gentilly Boulevard
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
    Phone: 504.283.8822


    © Copyright 2008.
    All rights reserved. 

    About Dillard | Academics | Admissions | Current Students | Athletics
    Alumni | Administration | Contact Us | College.Gov

    Dillard University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status and prohibits such discrimination by its students, faculty and staff. Students, faculty and staff are assured of participation in University programs and use of facilities without such discrimination.