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Tiny strips of paper inform the direction of microfilm preservation.

Working together on the sixth floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane senior Kat Kohrs, right, and Katheryn Warzak retrieve and analyze A-D strips buried in the university’s microfilm collection. A-D strips are dye-coated paper strips that detect and measure the severity of acetate...

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Apr 24, 2018 - Mary Johns

Tulane School of Architecture faculty members Kentaro Tsubaki and Charles Jones received a $100,000 grant from the PCI Foundation to develop a class-based research project investigating how precast concrete water-management structures can enhance landscapes and support resiliency in coastal cities. The class will begin in spring 2019. (Photograph by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Apr 24, 2018 - New Wave staff

New research suggests that loss of two or more teeth in middle age is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Lu Qi, MD, PhD, professor of epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, collaborated with Yoriko Heianza, PhD, a research fellow at Tulane University, and colleagues from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on the study.

Apr 11, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new Tulane University study concludes that the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss.


Apr 10, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A report by Heather Johnson, research assistant professor at Newcomb College Institute, shows that in comparing average salaries for full-time instructional faculty at U.S. universities, women faculty members are paid less than their male peers. The findings support previous studies about women working in higher education.

Apr 10, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

The Tulane MakerSpace takes an idea from thought to reality.