March 18, 2020
The coronavirus behind the global COVID-19 pandemic likely evolved from nature and not a lab, according to a new genetic study in Nature Medicine co-authored by Tulane University virologist Robert Garry.
February 19, 2020
From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections, researchers at Tulane University are responding across disciplines to the emerging coronavirus epidemic.
December 17, 2019
With its life-saving research and a mission that encourages students, faculty and staff to use their knowledge, skills and discoveries to solve the most pressing problems of our times, Tulane University is “a force for good at the local, regional and global levels,” according to a new economic study by Philadelphia-based Econsult Solutions.
December 03, 2019
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $2.9 million grant to Tulane University neuroscientist Dr. Stacy Drury to lead a research network that will set methodological standards for studying a part of the chromosome that scientists increasingly recognize as an important biological marker of aging and age-related diseases.
October 23, 2019
A new project awarded to Tulane University researchers from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine aims to enable the United Houma Nation to determine how to support its citizens to adapt to climate-related and other short- and long-term stressors while maintaining the integrity of its community and culture.
October 22, 2019
The process of securing grants will get easier for Tulane University researchers thanks to a substantial gift from Tulane alumna and board member Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander and her husband Robert Alexander. The couple pledged $2 million to set up a fund to support faculty and the university’s research grant proposal development initiatives so that researchers can spend more time pursuing world-changing discoveries.
September 09, 2019
Tulane University rose to No. 40 among the country’s top national universities in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, which were released Monday. The annual publication also ranks Tulane’s undergraduate business program 43rd in the nation and places Tulane No. 3 in Service Learning, No. 18 on its list of Best College for Veterans and No. 42 among the Most Innovative Schools.
August 26, 2019
See photos from the opening of The Commons, a new building in the heart of the Tulane University campus, which celebrated its grand opening on Aug. 26.
August 23, 2019
Tulane University President Mike Fitts will officially welcome students and the entire university community to The Commons at a fun-filled ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Monday, August 26 on the Berger Family Lawn/Yvette Jones Courtyard, between the LBC and The Commons.
August 19, 2019
Hanan Rimawi, a recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, wrote a reflection on her time teaching English in Jordan this summer.
July 03, 2019
Dr. Giovanni Piedimonte, the Steven and Nancy Calabrese Endowed Chair for Excellence in Pediatric Care, Research and Education, as well as professor and chair of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, has been named Tulane University’s new vice president for research, effective Sept. 3.
April 10, 2019
Tulane University anthropology professor William Balée has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to document the historical ecology of the lower Amazon basin.