April 14, 2022
A Tulane study concludes that girls raised by at least one Jewish parent acquire a particular way of viewing the world that influences their education choices, career aspirations and various other experiences.
April 13, 2022
The Tulane Innovation Institute will launch operations from its downtown headquarters later this year, thanks to several generous lead gifts from forward-thinking philanthropists. Like the nascent technologies and startups it seeks to invigorate, the multi-million-dollar, long-term project to transform the university’s entrepreneurial capabilities is attracting interest from expert investors who recognize its powerful potential.
April 11, 2022
The complete archival collection of famed bestselling New Orleans author Anne Rice is now open by appointment to the general public and campus community for research through the Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC), a division of Tulane University Libraries.
April 08, 2022
Four individuals who have made major contributions in fields ranging from sports and entertainment to national defense and artificial intelligence will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2022 Commencement.
Henry “Hank” Aaron, one of baseball’s greatest players; Gen. David H. Berger, a Tulane graduate and commandant of the United States Marine Corps; Ken Jeong, a medical doctor who became one of the country’s most sought-after comedic actors and Dr. Rosalind Picard, an inventor, engineer, scientist and pioneer in artificial intelligence, will receive honorary degrees at the May 21 ceremony. Aaron will receive Tulane’s first-ever posthumous honorary degree.
April 01, 2022
COVID-19 patients commonly report having headaches, confusion and other neurological symptoms, but doctors don’t fully understand how the disease targets the brain during infection. Now, researchers at Tulane University have shown in detail how COVID-19 affects the central nervous system, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.
March 31, 2022
Tulane researcher Colin Jackson has won a National Science Foundation Early Career Award to further his research on the chemistry of planets.
March 15, 2022
Researchers from Tulane and University of Notre Dame will be working on a five-year research program with United WE to assess the efficacy of the Appointments Project®, which works to empower women and strengthen communities by increasing gender parity on civic boards and commissions.
March 14, 2022
Ken Jeong, who honed his skills in New Orleans’ comedy clubs while completing his medical residency and a fellowship at Tulane’s School of Medicine in the 1990s, will be the keynote speaker at Tulane’s Commencement 2022.
March 09, 2022
Researchers at Tulane University will use a new $4.1 million NIH grant to investigate how a common virus may help HIV persist in viral reservoirs and out of reach of leading antiretroviral therapies.
March 04, 2022
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $14.17 million grant to the Tulane University Brain Institute for a five-year study to understand why the brain-protecting benefits of estrogen don’t apply to all women, especially those with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes.
March 04, 2022
The Tulane School of Social Work has been awarded a $2.27 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to develop and implement a plan to address retention, burnout and overall wellbeing and resiliency of the health care workforce.
March 03, 2022
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University unveiled its official 2022 poster for the inaugural event, which features the artwork of Emma Fick, a talented local author, artist and illustrator from nearby Covington who now lives and works in New Orleans.
February 24, 2022
Using a grant from the GRAMMY Museum, Tulane University has digitized the recordings of radio pioneer Vernon “Dr. Daddy-O” Winslow, New Orleans’ first Black DJ.
February 23, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Tulane University a five-year grant to establish the Center for Youth Equity, a hub for youth violence prevention work using a multidisciplinary, culturally responsive approach rooted in equity and community engagement.