April 12, 2021
An artificial intelligence expert from Tulane has received a Google Scholar Research Award to develop better ways of promoting diversity and fairness in hiring and graduate school admissions.
April 08, 2021
The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) has partnered with actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and his foundation’s Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network. This network focuses on the cognitive health and mental wellness of veterans and first responders, providing transformative care for those experiencing post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, or substance abuse. Funding of $12.5 million over the next five years is gifted to TUCBH for this initiative.
April 01, 2021
The Newcomb Dance Company and the Tulane University Department of Theatre and Dance is teaming up with New Orleans Airlift for “The Body Remembers” at Music Box Village.
April 01, 2021
A Tulane University initiative to use shuttle buses powered by electricity has been awarded $737,500 by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The project is one of 55 selected research and demonstration projects that will further new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies with assistance from the EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office.
March 30, 2021
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host an Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Teach-In for featuring addresses by anti-racist leaders Rhonda Broussard & Ibram X. Kendi.
March 29, 2021
Patience Frederick typifies the graduate students in the Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) who take online or in-person courses while maintaining jobs along their career paths. But what separates Frederick is that she holds down one full-time and one part-time job and is taking a pair of online courses while also helping her community recover from not one but two natural disasters.
March 24, 2021
Richard Campanella, associate dean for research and professor at the School of Architecture, leads students on free walking tours throughout certain areas of the city, giving an in-depth and up-close look at the city’s urban geography, architecture, history and culture along the way. The tours are outside and socially distanced, with all attendees required to wear a mask. The tours are limited to 12 students at a time.
March 18, 2021
Many have worked remotely this year, but few as far from home as Robert Allen, who teaches in the Tulane School of Professional Advancement’s (SoPA) Emergency and Security Studies Program. A United States Marine veteran and a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard, Allen is currently deployed in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq as a member of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Louisiana Army National Guard. He serves as the public affairs officer, spokesperson and civil affairs officer.
March 16, 2021
Tulane study looks at reduced sense of taste and smell in prostate cancer patients.
March 10, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Tulane University economist Patrick Button to study discrimination in access to mental health care for LGBTQ+ people and marginalized communities and whether the problem has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
March 08, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of an international team of researchers studying the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands.
March 08, 2021
Tulane University School of Professional Advancement’s (SoPA) Digital Design students received 36 awards in recognition of their design work. The award-winning group earned a combination of gold, silver and bronze ADDY Awards and Best of Show Awards in three categories. Twenty-two of the 36 entries will advance to the district competition.