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College prep program at Tulane receives $2.5 million grant
College prep program at Tulane receives $2.5M grant
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Tulane University’s Upward Bound program two grants totaling $2.5 million, doubling the size of the program that facilitates and supports college readiness and access for first-generation college students. The grants, which will be distributed over the...

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June 16, 2017

Tulane University Law School has named Kim Talus, a renowned European scholar of energy law, as inaugural holder of the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law. Talus also will become founding director... more

June 14, 2017

Researchers at Tulane University have developed a subsidence map of coastal Louisiana, putting the rate at which this region is sinking at just over one third of an inch per year. The map, published... more

June 13, 2017

As we head into peak mosquito season this summer, a recent study involving a Tulane University researcher has some good news for those worried about Zika.  Vigorous mosquito control efforts were... more

June 13, 2017

A Tulane University research professor is teaming up on a $200,000 grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program to support the Isle de Jean Charles... more

June 06, 2017

The world may be closer to knowing why Ebola spreads so easily thanks to a team of researchers from Tulane University and other leading institutions who discovered a new biological activity in a... more

June 06, 2017

Over the last decade, many drugs that have been pulled from the market due to toxicity were withdrawn because they affected women more than men. It turns out, the studies that brought the drugs to... more

June 01, 2017

A team of scientists, including virologists from Tulane University, have for the first time mapped the molecular structure of an elusive surface protein on the Lassa virus that allows the pathogen to... more

May 31, 2017

A new study conducted by researchers from Tulane University finds reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and... more

May 24, 2017

New Orleans parents and residents broadly support the city’s education reforms with 63 percent saying charter schools have improved public education, according to a new poll by The Cowen Institute at... more

May 19, 2017

WHAT: Tulane University’s Commencement 2017WHO:  More than 2,800 Tulane graduates, their families, friends and keynote speaker Helen Mirren. Honorary degree recipients include jazz great Branford... more