September 30, 2021
A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.
With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program, the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.
September 29, 2021
Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.
September 20, 2021
Disaster mental health experts from the Tulane University School of Social Work offer explanations for what people are experiencing and how they can best look after their well-being in the aftermath.
August 04, 2021
July 21, 2021
Tulane’s own Director of Bands Barry Spanier is a veteran of opening ceremonies and shared the magic and ingenuity required to produce the historic event in a recent episode of Tulane’s On Good Authority podcast.
July 20, 2021
Erica Woodley, assistant vice president and dean of students at Tulane, is a recipient of the Young Leadership Council’s (YLC) Role Model Award, to be bestowed in September.
July 14, 2021
July 08, 2021
At the end of the academic year, Tulane’s Academic Tutoring club organized 100 self-care goody bags for Roots of Music students to help the students cope with the mental health challenges of COVID-19 isolation. The Roots of Music is a New Orleans-based organization that provides music instruction for children ages 9-14.
June 23, 2021
On Saturday, June 26, the Newcomb Art Museum will host the screening of Part Two of “Louisiana Reimagines: High Culture Below Sea Level.”
June 23, 2021
Tulane University is a founding member of the Deans’ Equity and Inclusion Initiative, a new partnership of nine U.S. schools and colleges of architecture, planning, and design, working collectively to nurture a diverse population of emerging scholars focused on teaching and researching the built environment to advance socio-ecological and spatial justice, equity and inclusion.
June 20, 2021
Tulane's Commitment to Equity Institute has received almost $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting fiscal policies have affected inequality, poverty and mobility.