October 22, 2021
Tulane University researchers have explained why two toddlers died in 1967 after participating in an infamous clinical trial for an experimental vaccine against RSV, the most common cause of pneumonia in children.
October 20, 2021
Thirty-one members of the Tulane University Marching Band have been invited to perform at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, which was postponed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 19, 2021
Tulane ecologist Jordan Karubian is recruiting 15 students — from any discipline and including faculty — to the first Ecuador Scholars Program Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Qatar Ballroom at the LBC.
October 15, 2021
A new era in college athletics began on July 1, 2021, and the landscape of shifted for the nation’s student athletes. For the first time in the 100-year history of the NCAA, college athletes can now receive almost unlimited compensation, including for use of their name, image and likeness (NIL). It’s a time unlike any other in the history of college sports and the beginning of a period of great uncertainty.
October 13, 2021
The NIH has awarded a $3.4 million grant to a Tulane University researcher to develop an app that guides parents in having “Color Brave” (as opposed to colorblind) conversations with their children.
October 12, 2021
Around 34 billion gallons of water go down the drain every day. Could some of it be recycled into drinking water in areas where water is becoming increasingly scarce?
October 11, 2021
Tulane scientist Hank Bart is teaming up with researchers across the country as part of $15 million NSF initiative to establish a new field of study called imageomics.
October 06, 2021
Tulane University graduate student Bennett Abrams has a career goal of improving the nation’s national security and making industries more resilient. Abrams took a big step toward fulfilling his ambition this summer when he received internship in the nation’s capital with Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and the
October 05, 2021
The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) has selected Tulane University to join the newly launched Gulf Scholars Program (GSP), a five-year, $12.7 million pilot program that prepares graduates to address the most pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
September 30, 2021
Newcomb Art Museum, located in the Woldenberg Art Center on Tulane’s uptown campus, invites the community to drop by its galleries on Friday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy the final days of Laura Anderson Barbata: Transcommunality.
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 22, 2021
Tulane researcher Carolyn Bayer is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies.
September 21, 2021