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Tulane team wins NASA’s Big Idea Challenge for spacecraft design
Tulane University engineering students’ innovative idea for a flower-shaped, solar-powered space ferry won the top prize in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge, a national contest to design better ways to assemble spacecraft in space. Five finalist teams from around the country presented concepts for next-...


Jan 24, 2017 - Aidan Smith

Almost 60 students rode for 20 hours from New Orleans to Washington, D.C., on Saturday to take part in the unprecedented international march for women’s rights.

Jan 18, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

Hanan Rimawi, a third-year student at Tulane University, was recently awarded a prestigious internship with Dr. Alaa Murabit, UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth.

Jan 12, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A panel of prominent scholars and commentators, including husband-wife political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin, will discuss the 2016 election and the prospects for governing in the years ahead Jan. 17 at Tulane University.

Jan 05, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane researcher is being recognized for decades of work in public health across the globe. The Population Association of America will honor Jane Bertrand at its conference this spring. Bertrand is the Neal A. and Mary Vanselow Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 

Jan 02, 2017 - Samah Ahmed

Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts expands its Arabic program with a new Arabic minor that focuses on applying language skills to fields like business and diplomacy.