June 02, 2020
Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine identified a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer to rapidly grow. More importantly, they have also discovered a way to “turn it off” and inhibit cancer from occurring. The animal study results have been so compelling that the team is now working on FDA approval to begin clinical trials and has published details in the journal Scientific Reports.
June 02, 2020
A professor in the Tulane School of Social Work has been awarded a $2.7 million grant to find interventions that will lead to a healthier, more resilient Native American community.
May 29, 2020
Tulane University President Michael Fitts announced today that the university’s fall 2020 semester will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 19, with the return of on-ground teaching, learning living and working. The semester, which will begin five days earlier than originally scheduled, will continue through Tuesday, Nov. 24, with classes ending right before Thanksgiving.
May 25, 2020
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will host a virtual discussion between local television personality and author Sheba Turk, and New York Times bestselling author Sarah M. Broom, winner of the 2019 National Book Award, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 28. Registration is required to participate in the event. Please click here to register.
May 22, 2020
A new Tulane study concludes that remaining marshes in the Mississippi Delta are likely to drown, given the present-day rate of global sea-level rise.
May 18, 2020
Tulane University President Michael Fitts led a virtual online celebration on Saturday, May 16 that featured a star-studded cast of celebrities, business pioneers, sports stars and national leaders, including Ellen DeGeneres, Madeleine Albright, Drew Brees, Hoda Kotb, Kelly Ripa, Apple CEO Tim Cook and many others who saluted Tulane graduates at "TUgether – Connecting the Class of 2020.”
May 18, 2020
The Tulane School of Social Work will soon offer a dual degree program that will enable online master of social work students to also earn a master of science degree in Disaster Resilience Leadership.
May 13, 2020
Tulane University’s annual commencement, a storied celebration that blends legendary New Orleans musical performances with internationally known keynote speakers, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the university will recognize the academic achievements of its 2020 graduates virtually on Saturday, May 16 – the original date of this year’s commencement.
May 08, 2020
Three Tulane University researchers are the recipients of new Fast Grants, awards designed to quickly fund COVID-19 related projects. Mairi Noverr, Monica Vaccari and Tracy Fischer received a total of $350,000 for their proposals, all of which progressed from mere proposals to fully funded projects in just 48 hours.
May 06, 2020
Geographer Richard Campanella's 11th book explores the West Bank's historical geography and how the landscape and cityscape of this sub-region came into shape.
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 30, 2020
The Tulane Innovation series will feature discussions by leading Tulane experts from a wide variety of fields, offering insights and solutions to today’s greatest challenges.
April 28, 2020
The Emil Gumpert Award is the highest honor conferred by the American College of Trial Lawyers on a single organization annually.