May 26, 2020
There was little question as to what Tulane students Prashanth Balaraman, Jonathan Gan, Lewis Greenstein, Madeleine Strain and other members of Tulane Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) would do when in mid-March they received one of the most important calls of their lives.
May 22, 2020
They came to Tulane University from an array of backgrounds and interests, forming a family of sorts through their love of helping others. But it wasn’t their dorm floors, club memberships or study groups that led to that close-knit bond.
May 21, 2020
Michael Antoine is passionate about helping others, and he has been doing just that for more than 18 years as part of the public safety team for the city of New Orleans.
May 15, 2020
Tulane graduating seniors Ross Berlin, Max Steitz and Matthew Wu launched Give Back Tulane, a fundraising initiative to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, the Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s Music Relief Fund, and the New Orleans Business Alliance’s Gig Economy Relief Fund.
May 13, 2020
Tulane University’s annual commencement, a storied celebration that blends legendary New Orleans musical performances with internationally known keynote speakers, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the university will recognize the academic achievements of its 2020 graduates virtually on Saturday, May 16 – the original date of this year’s commencement.
May 12, 2020
Dr. Marcia Glass, an associate professor of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, coordinated a donation from Goggles for Docs, a nationwide effort to deliver protective goggles to frontline workers caring for COVID-19 patients.
May 11, 2020
Clay Christian, who works in the Tulane Office of Research Business Development, uses knowledge from his PhD in biomedical sciences to write the School of Medicine's Tulane COVID-19 Daily Digest.
May 08, 2020
Three Tulane University researchers are the recipients of new Fast Grants, awards designed to quickly fund COVID-19 related projects. Mairi Noverr, Monica Vaccari and Tracy Fischer received a total of $350,000 for their proposals, all of which progressed from mere proposals to fully funded projects in just 48 hours.
April 30, 2020
The Tulane Innovation series will feature discussions by leading Tulane experts from a wide variety of fields, offering insights and solutions to today’s greatest challenges.
April 28, 2020
Newcomb Archives invites contributions of original artwork, ephemera, photographs, zines, personal essays, poems or other types of submissions created by women and trans, non-binary, gender-nonconforming and LGBQ individuals during the 2020 COVID-19 quarantine.
April 28, 2020
The transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis had a powerful emotional element, said Robin Forman, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. But students appreciate the chance to reconnect with classmates in Zoom classes and digital chats.
April 28, 2020
Tulane National Primate Research Center Director, Dr. Jay Rappaport, was recently invited by Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of a newly formed NIH public-private collaboration to rapidly and effectively respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and prepare for future pandemics.
April 27, 2020
As a leading expert in issues of equity and health, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Thomas LaVeist is playing a key role in addressing alarmingly high rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among African Americans.