July 13, 2020
Tulane University has joined universities around the country in filing an amicus brief in support of Harvard and MIT’s lawsuit that seeks to prevent the government from refusing visas for international students to attend U.S. universities where classes will be delivered entirely online this fall. The new policy was announced last week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security.
July 10, 2020
Tulane University began building temporary classrooms and dining space on campus quads in July in anticipation of the campus reopening for Fall 2020 and for classes starting on Aug. 19, 2020. The buildings feature solid flooring and are climate-controlled.
July 10, 2020
The LWCC Foundation has awarded a $40,000 Louisiana Well Again grant to the Tulane Frontline Providers Fund: Green Wave Heroes to support childcare assistance for resident physicians working to care for patients fighting COVID-19.
July 08, 2020
The next installment of Tulane's Innovation Series will discuss how schools across the country adapted to COVID-19 closures, how those changes may affect learning and how parents and students are coping with coronavirus uncertainties this fall.
July 06, 2020
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can remain infective in aerosol for up to 16 hours according to a Tulane study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases.
July 01, 2020
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.