May 05, 2022
Tulane professor Matt Sakakeeny recently discussed New Orleans brass bands on Tulane University’s podcast On Good Authority. His research touches on musical theory and expands to include questions about how music affects the fabric of the city and the importance of music education.
May 03, 2022
In time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion invited Sherry Wang, an associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, a licensed psychologist, researcher and anti-racist educator, to present her research on anti-Asian violence and racism in the lecture “Asian American/Pacific Islander Mental Health Amidst the Twin Pandemics: Lessons Beyond COVID-19.”
March 17, 2022
This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.This March the Smithsonian is adding to the excitement of Women’s History Month with the opening of “#IfThenSheCan – The Exhibit”, a collection of 120 life size 3D-printed statues honoring groundbreaking women in STEM. Elizabeth “Liz” Engler-Chiurazzi, Tulane assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at the School of Medicine, was chosen as one of the 120 If/Then ambassadors.
February 03, 2022
The School of Architecture’s URBANbuild program and Bethlehem Lutheran Church share a common goal in finding solutions to the lack of affordable housing in New Orleans. To pursue that goal, they formed a partnership on a four-year project that will build four ADA-accessible housing units in Central City.
January 31, 2022
In 2019 a group of African American medical students from Tulane formed The 15 White Coats, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students of color in medical fields, after a memorable visit to Whitney Plantation.
January 06, 2022
After 12 years at the helm of the Newcomb Institute at Tulane University, Executive Director Sally Kenney has announced her plans to step down effective June 30, 2022.
December 10, 2021
Recognized for their outstanding achievement and extraordinary contributions to Tulane University this year, 10 employees and two teams were surprised by President Michael Fitts with the annual President’s Staff Excellence Awards and the President’s Departmental/Team Excellence Award on Friday, Dec. 10.
November 17, 2021
Retired biomedical engineering professor Cedric Walker receives a shiny blue antique car called the Nissan Cedric at a surprise retirement party during Homecoming Weekend.
November 14, 2021
At the official dedication of the Carolyn Barber-Pierre Center for Intercultural Life on Friday, Nov. 12, faculty and staff, students, alumni, and family and friends gathered to honor the woman who is considered to be a champion for diversity at Tulane.
November 05, 2021
Outstanding Tulane scholars were recognized for their exceptional research at the first Tulane University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards on Thursday, Nov. 4.
November 05, 2021
The “Wear Your Green Day” challenge resulted in a four-way tie among spirited Tulane employees. During last week’s Employee Appreciation Week, Nov. 3 was “Wear Your Green Day.”
November 05, 2021
Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel The Sympathizer, will kick off the Carole Barnette Boudreaux '65 Great Writers Series on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Tulane University.
October 18, 2021
Knowledge of the power of medicinal plants has been passed down for thousands of years by native healers worldwide. Science confirms that plants and other organisms often hold the solutions to numerous human medical problems. There is an urgent need to protect the environment of critical ecosystems like the Amazon rainforest.