January 13, 2022
If your New Year’s resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane University study finds it may be easier than you think. Americans who eat beef could slash their diet’s carbon footprint as much as 48 percent by swapping just one serving per day for a more planet-friendly alternative.
December 22, 2021
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or other conditions associated with metabolic syndrome were at much higher risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and death, according to an international study published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open.
December 21, 2021
Many species of morning glories contain elements of powerful psychedelic drugs, according to a new Tulane University study published in the journal Communications Biology.
December 20, 2021
Hannah Frank, a bat expert in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, will share in a $1.25 million award for new research in detecting and mitigating emerging animal-borne infectious diseases.
December 16, 2021
Tulane University professor Chenzhong Li, PhD, has been named a 2021 fellow by the National Academy of Inventors, an honor that is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
December 13, 2021
Tulane University has long been a destination school for veterans, either as students or in professional roles as faculty or staff members. This fall, the university has taken crucial steps to further enhance its support of veterans by establishing a pair of new groups, including the Tulane Veterans Faculty and Staff Affinity Group.
December 13, 2021
The alumnus whose name is synonymous with Tulane men's basketball is now providing the lead gift to build the pre-eminent student residence hall in the university’s new residential village currently taking shape along McAlister Way on the uptown campus.
December 03, 2021
Tulane University’s Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) Unit has received the distinguished Department of Defense (DoD) ROTC and Educational Institution Partnership Excellence Award for exceptional performance during the 2019-2020 academic year. The DoD singled out the Tulane NROTC Unit from the 496 colleges and universities that host ROTC units.
November 30, 2021
Geologist Cynthia Ebinger, a professor at Tulane University, has won the 2021 George P. Woollard Award from the Geological Society of America.
November 29, 2021
Michelle Sanchez, a senior professor of practice in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been named the winner of the Ada Lovelace STEM Educator Award.
November 19, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced New Orleans public school teachers to switch from in-person instruction to a virtual or hybrid setting, the transition left many feeling anxious over their ability to impact student learning, according to a multi-agency study led by Tulane University.
A study led by Tulane University, a member of the New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative, revealed that many teachers suffered from anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic — and continue to do so.
November 18, 2021
Two new studies led by former Tulane doctoral students show the likely benefits of land building by river diversions, despite these deposits initially causing rapid subsidence in coastal Louisiana.
November 11, 2021
Almost four years ago, Tulane University publicly announced the most ambitious fundraising endeavor in its history — Only the Audacious, The campaign for an ever bolder Tulane. Thanks to unprecedented support from alumni and friends across the globe, the campaign surpassed its record-setting $1.3 billion goal and now Tulane is setting its sights even higher.
November 10, 2021
The national observance of Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize and thank the men and women who have served in the armed forces. It’s also essential to acknowledge the challenges some of our hero’s face when it comes to receiving quality health care.