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In Cape Town, Tulane center works to improve the lives of at-risk children
As director of Tulane School of Social Work’s Highly Vulnerable Children’s Research Center in Cape Town, South Africa, research associate professor Tonya R. Thurman and her team conduct rigorous studies that they hope will lead to a better quality of life for struggling children worldwide. The...


Apr 19, 2017 - Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano

Earth Day celebrations kick off in Pocket Park.

Apr 19, 2017 - Benjamin Morris

Engineering alumnus Howard F. Marx’s lifelong interest in aircraft and aeronautic navigation and design led him to envision an early version of GPS. He learned to fly planes while a Tulane student.

Apr 12, 2017 - Keith Brannon

A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature.

Apr 11, 2017 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Peter Gold, the Tulane medical student who captured the world’s attention when he was shot rescuing a stranger, has launched Strong City, a foundation to help end cycles of violence.

Apr 06, 2017 - Mike Strecker

Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement.  The school is one of six at Tulane that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.