January 26, 2021
Gary “Hoov” Hoover, the director of Tulane University’s Murphy Institute and professor of economics, will host a virtual discussion regarding ‘Anti-Racism and the Economics Profession’ on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public via Zoom.
January 25, 2021
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp. to develop a new advanced wound-care product for treating bed sores or pressure ulcers. The product will be tested at Tulane University.
January 22, 2021
The Kresge Foundation will fund a partnership between mental health app MetaPro and post-secondary focused organizations College Beyond, College Track and the Cowen Institute to provide high quality mental health services to college students in those programs.
January 21, 2021
Two professors in Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement’s Emergency & Security Studies Program have recently partnered with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) to establish Pracademic Affairs, a journal featuring the work and experiences of practitioners in the fields of emergency management and homeland security/defense, for use in higher education.
January 21, 2021
Tulane race expert Andrea Boyles has been appointed as a delegate to a United Nations panel on global social issues.
January 19, 2021
For the first time, Tulane University researchers have identified and replicated a little understood, hyperimmune response in nonhuman primates that could one day lead to treatments to rescue patients with severe cases of the disease. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Pathology.
January 11, 2021
Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane, has won an Early Career Award for research on the female reproductive system.
January 08, 2021
Tulane University has been designated as a COVID-19 vaccine provider site by the Louisiana Department of Health and will become one of the first universities in the state to begin administering doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The designation allows Tulane to receive vaccines directly from manufacturers and rapidly mobilize staff to provide immunizations for those in the university community who are eligible under state guidelines.
January 06, 2021
Tulane University has received a $1 million gift—and an additional matching challenge grant of up to $1 million—from the TAWANI Foundation, led by Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired). The gift will establish the Audrey G. Ratner Excellence Endowed Fund for American Jewry and Jewish Culture in the School of Liberal Arts—moving the Department of Jewish Studies significantly closer to its goal of creating a world-class hub of Jewish learning dedicated to the innovative and holistic study of American Jews.
January 04, 2021
Reopening K-12 schools in the United States did not result in an increase in hospitalizations — in most cases — due to COVID-19, according to a new study by the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University.
December 17, 2020
Tulane University Director of Athletics Troy Dannen announced today a gift in excess of $1.5 million from the Estate of Alan H. Rosenbloum. One million dollars of the gift will be used to establish the Alan H. Rosenbloum Mental Health Endowed Fund. The fund will expand Tulane Athletics’ mental health support of its 350 student-athletes.
December 17, 2020
Five new members have joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body.
“These individuals have an incredible legacy of commitment to and support of Tulane and numerous other institutions across the country,” Tulane President Michael Fitts said. “Through their love and commitment to Tulane, I know that they will provide the best counsel and leadership for our university.”
December 16, 2020
Tulane sociologist Andrea Boyles, an expert in Black citizen-police interaction, has been awarded a 2020 Media for a Just Society Award for her book “You Can’t Stop the Revolution."
December 11, 2020
Researchers from Tulane University have developed a 15-minute COVID-19 test that is read by a smartphone to address the need to expand testing capacity in community-based settings.