December 14, 2017
Tulane University awarded the $1 million grand prize in the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to Adapt-N, a team that developed a computer modeling system to predict optimum nitrogen application rates for crops using data on weather, field conditions and soil management practices.
December 13, 2017
The bacteria that causes Lyme disease can survive in organ tissue after treatment with a full course of antibiotics months after infection, according to a new primate study of the disease by Tulane University researchers.
December 12, 2017
A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse control issues than females, with the ultimate goal of developing more effective preventative and treatment strategies.
December 12, 2017
Tulane University will award the $1 million grand prize in the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge, an international competition to find a significant, scalable solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, a primary culprit behind massive annual “dead zones” in waters throughout the world.
December 08, 2017
Tulane University launched Only the Audacious, The campaign for an ever bolder Tulane today. The campaign is the most ambitious fundraising endeavor in Tulane’s 184 years with a goal of raising $1.3 billion.
December 05, 2017
Tulane University will award the $1 million grand prize next week in its international challenge to find a significant, scalable solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, a primary culprit behind massive fish kills and annual “dead zones” in waters throughout the world.
December 04, 2017
Tulane University alumnus Hugo Wood is the recipient of a Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premier institutions. Wood, who received his master’s degree in law and development from the Tulane Law School in 2014, was one of 142 men and women selected to the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2019.
November 29, 2017
A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America.
November 21, 2017
Meet brothers Mead and Marshall Hardwick whose family farm partnered with the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to help finalists test their ideas on a 20,000-acre farm in northeast Louisiana this summer. Tulane is offering $1 million to the team with the best solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, the culprit behind vast annual "dead zones" in major bodies of water like the Gulf of Mexico.
November 20, 2017
The Cowen Institute will use a $500,000 grant from philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York to launch a new research initiative aimed at helping more New Orleans public school graduates — especially socioeconomically disadvantaged youth— enter and complete college.
November 15, 2017
Heading into the Nov. 18 runoff election for the next mayor of New Orleans, LaToya Cantrell has a 20-point lead over opponent Desiree Charbonnet, according to a newly released Tulane University poll.
November 14, 2017
Tulane University’s Stryder Meadows, a cell and molecular biology professor, received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense to study how arteriovenous malformations (AVM), which are defects in arteries, veins and capillaries, form Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 5,000 people.
November 14, 2017
Tulane epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton led the team behind this week’s blockbuster announcement redefining high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. The new guidelines lower the threshold for diagnosis, resulting in almost half of U.S. adults now considered hypertensive.
November 10, 2017
A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change.
November 02, 2017
Rabbi Yonah Schiller, executive director of Tulane Hillel, has been named one of 50 most influential, accomplished and interesting American Jews by the Forward, one of the nation’s leading Jewish publications.