July 18, 2022
Alumna Cheryl A. Verlander and her husband, Charles “Chuck” N. Bracht, have made a $1 million bequest to Tulane’s Verlander-Bracht Scholarship Endowed Fund, which they created in 2008 to support students who are pursuing master’s degrees at the School of Social Work.
July 15, 2022
A new study confirms what many on social media have long reported: The COVID-19 vaccines did affect people’s periods, especially for those who don’t typically have them due to long-acting contraceptives, gender-affirming hormone treatments or menopause.
July 13, 2022
Shawn Abbott, who has held leadership roles in enrollment management at NYU, Stanford, Columbia and other top universities, has accepted the appointment as Tulane University’s new vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission effective September 6.
June 29, 2022
Marcus Foster, a graduate of Tulane University’s School of Law, has been named the university’s new Chief Title IX Officer, effective July 1.
June 22, 2022
The color of a person’s skin can often define the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities.
June 21, 2022
Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms. The findings could change the way patients are treated for AFib.
June 21, 2022
A Tulane computer scientist is one of 83 researchers from across the United States to win an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
June 15, 2022
A team of Tulane engineering students and graduates is a finalist in a moon exploration competition sponsored by NASA.
June 13, 2022
World-renowned cancer biology researcher Joe W. Ramos, PhD, has been selected to lead the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC), a collaborative hub in downtown New Orleans that brings together top cancer researchers from Tulane and other area universities to seek treatments and cures for one of the world’s leading causes of death.
June 06, 2022
An exhibit highlighting monuments and memorials as a way of creating more just and equitable spaces in New Orleans and beyond is now on display at the AIA New Orleans Design Center.
May 27, 2022
A team of Tulane neuroscientists have been studying the formation of fear memories in the emotional hub of the brain – the amygdala — and think they have a mechanism.
May 05, 2022
A team of Tulane scientists has developed a new family of two-dimensional materials that researchers say has promising applications in everything from advanced electronics to high-capacity batteries.
May 02, 2022
High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and early death, but many across the globe live in areas with limited access to high-quality healthcare. The problem is especially serious in rural China where little more than 5% of hypertension patients have their blood pressure under control.
April 29, 2022
Two Tulane University School of Liberal Arts professors have received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop an environmental humanities minor.