January 20, 2021
Tulane’s campuses brimmed with excitement as students began the spring semester.
January 19, 2021
For the first time, Tulane University researchers have identified and replicated a little understood, hyperimmune response in nonhuman primates that could one day lead to treatments to rescue patients with severe cases of the disease. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Pathology.
January 14, 2021
Physicians, nurses, researchers, medical staff, volunteers and countless others have been battling the COVID-19 pandemic on the frontlines for months. Now, with the COVID-19 vaccine starting to be distributed to eligible groups, the community is one step closer to seeing an eventual end to the pandemic.
January 13, 2021
On Jan. 8, first-year medical students at Tulane School of Medicine received their white coats at the official White Coat Ceremony.
January 12, 2021
On Tuesday, Tulane University began administering the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to faculty, staff and students of some of its schools.
January 11, 2021
Students began trickling into the Arrival Center at the Hyatt Regency Hotel this past weekend ahead of moving on to campus for the spring semester.
January 08, 2021
Tulane University has been designated as a COVID-19 vaccine provider site by the Louisiana Department of Health and will become one of the first universities in the state to begin administering doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The designation allows Tulane to receive vaccines directly from manufacturers and rapidly mobilize staff to provide immunizations for those in the university community who are eligible under state guidelines.
January 05, 2021
January 04, 2021
Reopening K-12 schools in the United States did not result in an increase in hospitalizations — in most cases — due to COVID-19, according to a new study by the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University.
December 17, 2020
2020 was an unprecedented year, from the COVID-19 pandemic, to a national reckoning regarding systemic racism and inequality, to several severe weather events and hurricanes to, finally, hope as the first batches of vaccines arrived. Here is a look back at Tulane’s year in photos.
December 16, 2020
Tulane doctors were some of the first physicians in the country to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization for the vaccine on Dec. 11.
December 15, 2020
Professor C. Leonard Raybon directed a virtual choir made up of community volunteers and Tulane-Newcomb Choir members.
December 11, 2020
Researchers from Tulane University have developed a 15-minute COVID-19 test that is read by a smartphone to address the need to expand testing capacity in community-based settings.
December 11, 2020
Health economist Charles Stoecker, an expert in vaccine policy with Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, spoke with Tulane’s On Good Authority podcast about the game-changing impact the first vaccines will have in the United States.