January 19, 2021
For the first time, Tulane University researchers have identified and replicated a little understood, hyperimmune response in nonhuman primates that could one day lead to treatments to rescue patients with severe cases of the disease. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Pathology.
January 11, 2021
Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane, has won an Early Career Award for research on the female reproductive system.
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.
January 06, 2021
Tulane University has received a $1 million gift—and an additional matching challenge grant of up to $1 million—from the TAWANI Foundation, led by Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired). The gift will establish the Audrey G. Ratner Excellence Endowed Fund for American Jewry and Jewish Culture in the School of Liberal Arts—moving the Department of Jewish Studies significantly closer to its goal of creating a world-class hub of Jewish learning dedicated to the innovative and holistic study of American Jews.
January 04, 2021
Reopening K-12 schools in the United States did not result in an increase in hospitalizations — in most cases — due to COVID-19, according to a new study by the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University.
December 17, 2020
Tulane University Director of Athletics Troy Dannen announced today a gift in excess of $1.5 million from the Estate of Alan H. Rosenbloum. One million dollars of the gift will be used to establish the Alan H. Rosenbloum Mental Health Endowed Fund. The fund will expand Tulane Athletics’ mental health support of its 350 student-athletes.
December 17, 2020
Five new members have joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body.
“These individuals have an incredible legacy of commitment to and support of Tulane and numerous other institutions across the country,” Tulane President Michael Fitts said. “Through their love and commitment to Tulane, I know that they will provide the best counsel and leadership for our university.”
December 16, 2020
Tulane sociologist Andrea Boyles, an expert in Black citizen-police interaction, has been awarded a 2020 Media for a Just Society Award for her book “You Can’t Stop the Revolution."
December 11, 2020
Researchers from Tulane University have developed a 15-minute COVID-19 test that is read by a smartphone to address the need to expand testing capacity in community-based settings.
December 10, 2020
Early intervention following an episode of psychosis can change a young patient’s outcome. The National Institute of Mental Health recently awarded the Tulane University Department of Psychiatry a grant to expand its work in this vital area.
December 09, 2020
Tulane University Athletics announced today a $1 million gift from Don and Lora Peters in support of an expansion and renovation of the department’s academic center. Since the beginning of Tulane University’s Only the Audacious campaign, Don and Lora Peters have given over $4 million in support of Tulane Athletics. In recognition of their leadership, the state-of-the-art facility will be named the Don and Lora Peters Academic Center.
December 08, 2020
Kendall Gardner, a 2020 graduate of Tulane University, is Tulane's second consecutive Marshall Scholar.
December 07, 2020
After leading the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University through a substantial period of growth during the last nine years, Dean Ira Solomon has announced his plans to step down this summer at the end of his second five-year term.
December 07, 2020
The Latin American Library at Tulane University has acquired by donation the Chamorro Barrios Family Papers (1767-1997), one of Latin America’s most influential families and key players in the national life of Nicaragua since the 18th century.
December 01, 2020
While having a robust immune response to coronavirus infection may sound helpful, Dr. Monica Vaccari, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Tulane National Primate Research Center and lead author of a new study published in Nature Communications, says that the opposite may be true.