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Pioneering surgeon and distinguished professor is immortalized in library display.
A bust of Rudolph Matas stares out from a display window at the entrance to the Rudolph Matas Health Sciences Library in the Hutchinson Building on the downtown campus. Born in 1860 in Bonnet Carre, Louisiana, Matas spent his childhood in Spain and returned to New Orleans in 1877. He attended the...


Jan 25, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Students get wise to staying safe during carnival time. 

Jan 23, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Local athletes raise funds and awareness to support the Tulane Cancer Center’s Patient Relief Fund.


Jan 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is leading a U.S. Department of Energy project to develop a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost.


Jan 19, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Tulane University made national headlines this week for a study that found genetically overweight people to benefit most from healthy eating, a student deemed a hero by Bill Gates, and a conversation about how colleges were first to witness the #MeToo movement. View the video.

Jan 16, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A new study out of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, led by assistant professor of epidemiology Katherine Mills, analyzed published research on blood pressure intervention strategies and found that multilevel, multicomponent interventions were best at helping patients control their hypertension.