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Among the Cowen Institute gifts is financial support for various direct programming towards youth education, including the Earn and Learn Career Exploration Day (pictured above).  Photo by Sally Asher.
New site reveals location of NOLA opportunity youth
The Cowen Institute at Tulane University has released Measuring Opportunity in New Orleans, a guide and interactive website that is the fourth in the Institute’s series of data guides on opportunity youth, the term used to describe residents between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school...

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December 12, 2017

Tulane University’s Karubian Lab has released a new five-year, two-part study on the populations of brown pelicans along the Gulf Coast. The work charts the birds’ ability to rebound from near... more

December 08, 2017

Tulane University launched Only the Audacious, The campaign for an ever bolder Tulane today. The campaign is the most ambitious fundraising endeavor in Tulane’s 184 years with a goal of raising $1.3... more

December 05, 2017

Tulane University will award the $1 million grand prize next week in its international challenge to find a significant, scalable solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, a primary culprit... more

December 04, 2017

Tulane University alumnus Hugo Wood is the recipient of a Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premier institutions. Wood, who received his LLM... more

November 29, 2017

A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America, not to the loss and degrading of... more

November 28, 2017

This spring, Tulane’s Center for Public Service (CPS) will roll out a new study called “Conversations Across Difference: An Intercultural Competency and Community Engagement Series.” The study will... more

November 21, 2017

The Tulane University Nitrogen Reduction Challenge is offering $1 million to the team with the best solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, the culprit behind vast annual "dead zones" in... more

November 20, 2017

The Cowen Institute will use a $500,000 grant from philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York  to launch a new research initiative aimed at helping more New Orleans public school... more

November 16, 2017

Tulane University’s Jesmyn Ward become the first woman to win multiple National Book Awards as her latest novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, was named the 2017 National Book Award winner in fiction on... more

November 15, 2017

Heading into the Nov. 18 runoff election for the next mayor of New Orleans, LaToya Cantrell has a 20-point lead over opponent Desiree Charbonnet, according to a newly released Tulane University poll... more