August 31, 2020
For more than a decade, Jeremy Crigler has served as the chief investment officer for Tulane University and is responsible for managing its endowment and related long-term investment assets. The endowment is unique among the university's revenue streams since it provides perpetual support for students, both current and prospective. After more than 12 years of service, Crigler recently announced he would retire from the university, effective September 30, 2020.
August 25, 2020
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the disease, according to a new Tulane University study.
August 24, 2020
Sport, a common thread that can unite people from every culture across the globe, is an integral part of everyday life. The central mission for the Tulane Center for Sport is devoted to the study, research and support of all areas where sport engages society, not only as entertainment or competition on the field of play but in human health, complex legal issues, labor agreements, sports marketing and finance, media, data analytics, venue architecture and much more.
August 18, 2020
A gift of $1 million has created the Leone Learning Center at Tulane University School of Medicine, which recently opened to educate the next generation of medical professionals. The center is named for Cheryl Levine Leone, MD, and her husband, Philip Leone, MD, who met when they were both students at Tulane.
August 18, 2020
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump announced a U.S. ban on Tik Tok, an extremely popular application that features short videos where their creators often dance or lip-sync to viral audio clips. Trump issued the ban because U.S. officials have become increasingly concerned that the Chinese government could access personal information about Americans who use TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance Ltd.
August 10, 2020
Tulane researchers are studying what they call the hidden and often unspoken impact the COVID-19 pandemic: intimate partner violence.
August 05, 2020
A team led by Dr. Dahlene Fusco will study why some people experience severe reactions to the SARS-CoV-2 virus while other people have mild or no symptoms.
August 03, 2020
Jonathan Fadok, who serves on the faculty of the Tulane Brain Institute, recently received a $2.24 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research that will lead to a better understanding of panic disorder.
July 29, 2020
A Tulane University researcher is part of team of scientists evaluating the hazards associated with submarine landslides beneath the Indian Ocean.
July 28, 2020
The deans of Louisiana’s four law schools and several prominent lawyers have joined in commending the Louisiana Supreme Court for its recent decision to waive the bar exam for recent graduates.
July 23, 2020
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will partner with local healthcare providers to launch a COVID-19 study of patients and medical workers in New Orleans as part of a larger Centers for Disease Control effort to answer key epidemiological and clinical questions about the disease.
July 22, 2020
The A. B. Freeman School of Business will launch its new Master of Management in Entrepreneurial Hospitality degree program in January.
July 20, 2020
Anneliese Singh is just one day into her tenure as Tulane University’s first Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development, but she has already hit the ground running and has her sights set on challenging the campus culture to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community.
July 20, 2020
Tulane University President Michael Fitts will host the second installment of the Presidential Speaker Series— A Conversation with Ruby Bridges and Marc Morial— via Zoom on Wednesday, July 22 from 5-6 p.m. CDT. The event is free, but registration is required to participate. Please click here to register and submit questions to the authors. Space for the event is limited.