June 23, 2021
Tulane University is a founding member of the Deans’ Equity and Inclusion Initiative, a new partnership of nine U.S. schools and colleges of architecture, planning, and design, working collectively to nurture a diverse population of emerging scholars focused on teaching and researching the built environment to advance socio-ecological and spatial justice, equity and inclusion.
June 20, 2021
Tulane's Commitment to Equity Institute has received almost $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting fiscal policies have affected inequality, poverty and mobility.
June 18, 2021
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has entered into a five-year agreement with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the oldest intercollegiate fraternity for African American college men in the United States, that will streamline the admissions process for the organization’s members.
June 14, 2021
The Priddy Family Foundation is donating $1 million to the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) to help treat military veterans suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and mental health issues related to their service.
June 09, 2021
Tulane University will team up with the University of Delaware on one of 15 U.S. Department of Energy projects designed to advance new technologies to decarbonize the biorefining processes used to convert organic material into fuel.
June 09, 2021
Tulane University will lead a multicenter clinical trial to study whether atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients who undergo cardiac ablation to correct an irregular heart rhythm have better long-term outcomes when taking an anti-arrhythmic drug.
June 03, 2021
A new cancer treatment that uses engineered radioactive molecules to target prostate cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth extended survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer, according to newly announced results of the VISION trial.
May 27, 2021
A Studio in the Woods has been awarded a NEA grant designed to integrate arts and culture into activities that strengthen communities economically, physically and socially.
May 18, 2021
Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a highly sensitive blood test that can find traces of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB) in infants more than a year before they develop the deadly disease, according to a study published in BMC Medicine.
May 12, 2021
Tulane University has appointed Richard Chau as its new chief investment officer (CIO). Chau, who officially began his appointment on May 11, oversees Tulane’s Investment Management Office, which is responsible for managing the university’s endowment and related long-term investment assets. The endowment is unique among the university's revenue streams because it provides perpetual support for students, both current and prospective. Chau replaces longtime CIO Jeremy Crigler, who retired last fall.
May 10, 2021
Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) announced a tuition discount award of 20 percent to students enrolled in Tulane SoPA graduate or post-baccalaureate programs who have earned their undergraduate degree from a Minority Serving Institution. The tuition discount begins with the summer 2021 semester. Applications are now being accepted. To apply for the scholarship award, please visit the financial assistance page.
May 05, 2021
A team of Tulane University researchers has launched a study to better understand how children are affected by skin and hair-type discrimination as they develop into adulthood.
April 30, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of a team of researchers who have developed a smart quantum technology that could improve quantum communications systems used in the military.