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Mechanic arts students get some hands-on education in the late 19th century.
Feeding the machine
Tulane engineering students shovel coal in the boiler room of the Heat and Power Plant  in the old engineering building, currently part of the School of Science and Engineering lab complex behind Blessey Hall as a part of the mechanic arts program circa 1900. 


Mar 14, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, a new Tulane University study concludes.

Mar 08, 2017 - Barri Bronston

World-renowned ethologist and conservationist Jane Goodall will deliver a lecture on her life’s work Thursday, March 16, at Tulane.


Feb 24, 2017 - Mary Cross

Using a virtual reality console, an interdisciplinary team of Tulane researchers is developing a portable test for diagnosing glaucoma.

Feb 24, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Tulane professor Thomas Sherry leads an interdisciplinary course that is far from the typical, science-oriented climate change class.

Feb 17, 2017 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University engineering students’ innovative idea for a flower-shaped, solar-powered space ferry won the top prize in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge.