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.
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.