April 02, 2019
Lee Skinner, a leading scholar of Latin American literature and associate dean at one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges, has been appointed to head Tulane University’s Newcomb-Tulane College, effective July 1. In addition to her role as dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, the academic home for all Tulane undergraduate students, Skinner will join the faculty of Tulane's Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
April 02, 2019
The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is launching an online Master of Public Health with Noodle Partners, the university’s longtime online innovation partner. The program brings the school’s world-class reputation for skills-based public health education to an interactive online experience.
March 21, 2019
Tulane University has added a more diverse menu of science, an extra day of programming and a national headliner to this year’s Immersion Days, the university’s premier event showcasing its latest research discoveries to biotechnology firms, venture capitalists, foundations and potential collaborators.
March 19, 2019
Prominent American filmmaker Ken Burns will visit Tulane University on Friday, March 29, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tulane professor of history Walter Isaacson will moderate a dialogue with Burns, which will include clips of Burns’ groundbreaking works and a discussion of the people and events that molded America’s history. A question and answer session will follow the discussion. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Kendall Cram Room on the second floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, which is located on Tulane’s uptown campus.
March 12, 2019
The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is among the top 20 best healthcare management programs in the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
March 07, 2019
A new, first-time study by Tulane University has revealed that former National Football League (NFL) players, particularly those with larger body sizes, were found to have heart abnormalities specifically associated with high blood pressure. Dr. Genevieve Smith, a faculty instructor at the Tulane University School of Medicine, is the lead author and Dr. Gregory Stewart, co-director of the Tulane Sports Medicine Program, is the senior author.
February 28, 2019
The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services selected Tulane University clinical researcher and epidemiologist Dr. Lydia Bazzano as one of 20 nationally recognized nutrition experts to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.
February 26, 2019
The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.
February 20, 2019
Tulane University and LSU Health New Orleans have selected the New Orleans BioInnovation Center as the statewide partner for a newly launched initiative to augment business development efforts and accelerate the commercialization of life science research from university labs to biotechnology startups and to existing companies in the area and around the world.
February 13, 2019
As Valentine’s Day arrives, there’s no doubt love is once again in the air during this annual holiday that dates as far back as the 14th century. So, what exactly does it feel like to fall in love and how does love affect us as humans? Many scientists have proven falling in love has its physical benefits on both men and women, but can falling in love influence the immune system in women?