June 26, 2020
While some COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are being eased across the country, the stress on families will be felt much longer. Physical distancing, isolation and quarantine meausures designed to stop the spread of the virus could lead to an increase in family violence at home, according to a perspective co-authored by Tulane University child psychiatrists.
June 22, 2020
Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have designed a synthetic protein that early research shows can act as a decoy to intercept and neutralize the coronavirus before it cause infection.
June 16, 2020
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.) will join Chris Fettweis, an associate professor of political science at Tulane, for a conversation about U.S. strategy during the COVID-19 outbreak.
June 08, 2020
As COVID-19 went from a few cases to a crisis, forcing universities across the country to send students home in March to learn remotely, Vicki Mayer, associate dean of academic initiatives and curriculum with the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts, wanted to use the virus as a learning experience for liberal arts students.
June 08, 2020
Tulane University has received a $1 million gift from Elana Amsterdam and her husband Rob Katz to significantly expand its molecular pathology lab to increase COVID-19 testing capacity within the region.
June 03, 2020
Tulane Medical Center, Tulane School of Medicine and The Blood Center are seeking people fully recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma - known as convalescent plasma - for a clinical trial that will test whether it is effective in treating current coronavirus patients at different stages of disease.
May 29, 2020
Tulane University President Michael Fitts announced today that the university’s fall 2020 semester will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 19, with the return of on-ground teaching, learning living and working. The semester, which will begin five days earlier than originally scheduled, will continue through Tuesday, Nov. 24, with classes ending right before Thanksgiving.
May 26, 2020
LaPorchia Collins, a professor of practice in the Department of Economics at Tulane University School of Liberal Arts, specializes in development economics with a focus on food security and inequality. Here are her answers to questions about what impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the U.S. food supply.
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.