March 30, 2021
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host an Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Teach-In for featuring addresses by anti-racist leaders Rhonda Broussard & Ibram X. Kendi.
March 29, 2021
Patience Frederick typifies the graduate students in the Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) who take online or in-person courses while maintaining jobs along their career paths. But what separates Frederick is that she holds down one full-time and one part-time job and is taking a pair of online courses while also helping her community recover from not one but two natural disasters.
March 24, 2021
Richard Campanella, associate dean for research and professor at the School of Architecture, leads students on free walking tours throughout certain areas of the city, giving an in-depth and up-close look at the city’s urban geography, architecture, history and culture along the way. The tours are outside and socially distanced, with all attendees required to wear a mask. The tours are limited to 12 students at a time.
March 18, 2021
Many have worked remotely this year, but few as far from home as Robert Allen, who teaches in the Tulane School of Professional Advancement’s (SoPA) Emergency and Security Studies Program. A United States Marine veteran and a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard, Allen is currently deployed in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq as a member of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Louisiana Army National Guard. He serves as the public affairs officer, spokesperson and civil affairs officer.
March 16, 2021
Tulane study looks at reduced sense of taste and smell in prostate cancer patients.
March 10, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Tulane University economist Patrick Button to study discrimination in access to mental health care for LGBTQ+ people and marginalized communities and whether the problem has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
March 08, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of an international team of researchers studying the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands.
March 08, 2021
Tulane University School of Professional Advancement’s (SoPA) Digital Design students received 36 awards in recognition of their design work. The award-winning group earned a combination of gold, silver and bronze ADDY Awards and Best of Show Awards in three categories. Twenty-two of the 36 entries will advance to the district competition.
March 04, 2021
Haunted by memories of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, an alumni couple with deep ties to Tulane and New Orleans has made a $2 million gift to the university that aims to pack a one-two punch against climate change and coastal erosion. David and Jane Flowerree have established two professorships aimed at finding solutions to the environmental crisis facing Louisiana and other areas threatened by rising seas, warming temperatures, and weather-driven disasters.
March 02, 2021
If people across the globe were to follow their country’s recommendations for a healthy diet, the impact of their food choices on greenhouse gas emissions would vary greatly depending on where they live, according to a new study in the Nutrition Journal.
March 01, 2021
Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) is pleased to announce an expanded mission and new name for its famed music archive. Previously known as the Hogan Jazz Archive, the reconceived Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz will expand the scope of its collections, including acquisitions that document late 20th century and 21st-century contemporary jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, hip hop and rock musicians in New Orleans and the surrounding region, as well as the industry and culture that fosters and supports those artists.
February 26, 2021
Walter Isaacson, a bestselling biographer, and the Leonard A. Lauder Professor of American History and Values in Tulane University’s School of Liberal Arts, will debut his new book – The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race– during a Zoom webinar at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 15. Trivia Frazier, PhD, a Tulane alumna and president and CEO of Obatala, will moderate the discussion. Tulane President Michael A. Fitts will introduce Isaacson and Frazier to the virtual audience. The event is free, but registration is required to participate. Please click here to register. Copies of Isaacson’s book will be released on March 9 and are available for pre-order at Garden District Book Shop and Octavia Books.