June 25, 2018
Tulane University President Mike Fitts is among a delegation of presidents of American universities and colleges visiting Israel this week to learn about technological innovation and boost bilateral academic research and exchange opportunities.
June 13, 2018
For the third consecutive year, the Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University has been named the Best Gallery or Museum in Louisiana and one of the 25 best in the United States.
June 12, 2018
A new study involving Tulane University researchers finds three out of four pediatricians don’t approve of hitting children for corrective purposes, often referred to as spanking.
June 11, 2018
Citing his transformative leadership and a host of achievements that have dramatically increased Tulane University’s national ranking and reputation, the Board of Tulane announced a new contractual agreement with President Mike Fitts that will run through the academic year ending June 30, 2023.
June 01, 2018
Brian Edwards, an interdisciplinary scholar and author, has been named the new dean of Tulane University’s School of Liberal Arts, effective July 1. Edwards is currently the Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English, comparative literary studies and American studies at Northwestern University, where he founded and directs the Middle East and North African Studies (MENA) program.
May 31, 2018
Almost 61 percent of New Orleans residents think charter schools have improved public education in the city, but many still give the system a “C” grade overall, according to a new poll by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University.
May 31, 2018
The seven National Primate Research Centers (NPRC), which include the Tulane National Primate Research Center, have launched a website and Twitter account to raise awareness of their biomedical and behavioral research with animals that seeks to improve human and animal health.
May 24, 2018
New, more intensive high blood pressure treatment guidelines could increase the number of U.S. adults categorized as having high blood pressure by 31 million and those receiving antihypertensive treatment by 11 million, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers.
May 07, 2018
Netscape co-founder James H. Clark, Saints hero and ALS activist Steve Gleason, Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas and Dr. Paul E. Farmer, who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest populations, will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2018 Commencement.
May 04, 2018
A renewed partnership between Tulane University and College Track will continue access for a number of low-income and first-generation students to earn a four-year college degree and to foster a college-going culture for students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
May 03, 2018
Kathryn Cook, a junior pursuing a double major in history and Russian, has been selected as a 2018 Beinecke Scholar. The Beinecke Scholarship encourages highly motivated students who have demonstrated superior intellectual engagement and academic ability to be courageous in their pursuit of graduate study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
May 03, 2018
As New Orleans prepares to inaugurate its first woman mayor, a new Tulane University report reveals that more women are running for and being elected to political office in the city since Hurricane Katrina.
May 01, 2018
Thomas LaVeist, a national expert on issues related to equity and health, has been named dean of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He will also hold the position of Presidential Chair in Health Equity, making him the first to hold one of Tulane’s newly endowed presidential chairs, created to support the recruitment of exceptional, internationally recognized scholars whose work transcends and bridges traditional academic disciplines.