January 08, 2021
Tulane University has been designated as a COVID-19 vaccine provider site by the Louisiana Department of Health and will become one of the first universities in the state to begin administering doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The designation allows Tulane to receive vaccines directly from manufacturers and rapidly mobilize staff to provide immunizations for those in the university community who are eligible under state guidelines.
November 19, 2020
Five Tulane University students will receive a total of $100,000 for their work in promoting racial equity, justice or diversity initiatives as the first recipients of the newly established Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Scholarship. The scholarship is part of Tulane’s A Plan for Now which seeks to support specific actions and programs that will have an immediate and positive impact on Tulane becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive academic community.
November 12, 2020
President Michael Fitts has announced Louisiana Promise, a new initiative that will make a Tulane University undergraduate degree more accessible and affordable for Louisiana residents from low- and middle-income families and increase access to higher education for all students in New Orleans.
May 01, 2020
At a time when many New Orleans musicians can’t work because of COVID-19 closures, Tulane University School of Medicine has partnered with local artists in a grass-roots effort to support the city’s cultural economy while also bringing moments of joy to healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic.
April 06, 2020
The numbers continue to rise — the number of beds being made available for patients, the number of people on the front lines and the number of Tulane doctors, nurses, support staff and volunteers leading the battle against COVID-19.
April 06, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane National Primate Research Center a contract of up to $10.3 million to evaluate the nation's most promising vaccines and treatments to fight COVID-19.
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.