Jay Kolls and Derek Pociask
Tulane scientists unravel 50-year-old medical mystery behind toddlers’ deaths from RSV vaccine

October 22, 2021

Tulane University researchers have explained why two toddlers died in 1967 after participating in an infamous clinical trial for an experimental vaccine against RSV, the most common cause of pneumonia in children.
Newcomb Art Museum Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow gallery with paintings by Mimi Lauter, Untitled, 2021 and Poco a Poco Crescendo Con Fuoco, 2019. Photo by Sierra Polisar
‘Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow’ opens at Newcomb Art Museum on Oct. 23

October 20, 2021

Newcomb Art Museum, located on Tulane’s uptown campus, in participation with Prospect New Orleans, invites the community to its galleries for the new exhibition Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow.
The Tulane University Marching Band will showcase New Orleans music when it performs at the World Expo next month in Dubai.
Tulane University Marching Band invited to perform at World Expo in Dubai

October 20, 2021

Thirty-one members of the Tulane University Marching Band have been invited to perform at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, which was postponed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tulane ecologist recruiting students for new scholars’ program
Tulane ecologist recruiting students for new scholars’ program

October 19, 2021

Tulane ecologist Jordan Karubian is recruiting 15 students — from any discipline and including faculty — to the first Ecuador Scholars Program Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Qatar Ballroom at the
Rinaldo Walcott scholar at Black Studies Book Club
Tulane Africana Studies Program launching Black Studies Book Club with noted author Rinaldo Walcott

October 18, 2021

The Africana Studies Program at Tulane University is kicking off its new Black Studies Book Club series this week with author Rinaldo Walcott serving as the program’s inaugural scholar.  
Lecture attendees view photo of ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin with Native tribal members
Indigenous knowledge key to healthier global future, ethnobotanist says

October 18, 2021

Knowledge of the power of medicinal plants has been passed down for thousands of years by native healers worldwide. Science confirms that plants and other organisms often hold the solutions to numerous human medical