November 16, 2022
Shawn Abbott, who joined Tulane as vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission, shares his goals for the university and his thoughts on making Tulane even more attractive to prospective students.
November 15, 2022
Tulane Professor of English Michael Kuczynski was elected to the prestigious Early English Text Society, only the third American ever elected to the leadership position.
November 08, 2022
Tulane’s 2022 Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards were presented on Nov. 4, honoring outstanding scholars and recognizing “exceptional research achievement and impact on advancing knowledge in science, engineering, health, education, or creativity in the arts, the humanities and other academic fields of study.”
November 01, 2022
Andy Corrigan, associate dean of Tulane University Libraries, has been named interim dean of libraries while a search is underway to replace former Dean of Libraries David Banush.
November 01, 2022
Tulane Law School professor Ann Lipton, who specializes in corporate governance, interpreted the legal issues surrounding the Elon Musk-Twitter deal. Plus, a timeline of the takeover.
October 31, 2022
Roxanne Dávila is the School of Liberal Arts’ new associate dean for language pedagogy and initiatives, a role in which she will oversee all aspects relating to language learning and pedagogy and will lead the school’s strategic vision for advancing language learning, along with Dean Brian Edwards.
October 22, 2022
As part of Tulane Homecoming, Reunion and Family Weekend, Tulane President Michael A. Fitts led a lively conversation with best-selling biographer Walter Isaacson, the Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane and co-chair of the New Orleans Book Festival.
October 14, 2022
What is it about the interplay of music, rhythm and words that creates a compelling song that draws in the listener? Mark Carson, adjunct lecturer, has been writing songs and playing music professionally for 30 years and has used his vast experience to teach students, every fall since 2008, in the Tulane Interdisciplinary Experience Seminar (TIDES) course Songwriting for an Audience.
October 05, 2022
President Michael Fitts has added a longtime university administrator, Michael Cunningham, associate provost for graduate studies and research, a Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellow, and professor in the Department of Psychology, to his Cabinet to ensure that the needs, opportunities and contributions of postgraduate students are represented at the highest level of university leadership.
October 05, 2022
Tulane physician Dr. Demetri Maraganore, the Herbert J. Harvey, Jr. Chair in Neurosciences and co-director of the Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences, said that some forms of dementia and other kinds of cognitive decline are often preventable with the same advice we’ve always heard — eat healthier, move more.
September 30, 2022
Professor Margarita Jover of the School of Architecture received a grant of over $250,000 from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program to pilot a new interdisciplinary design studio investigating challenges along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
September 23, 2022
The “great resignation” may not be over yet, but plenty of workers still want to get ahead. Jasmijn Bol, professor and Francis Martin Chair in Business at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, examined the traits that make employees promotable. Her research was recently published in a co-authored article in Strategic Finance magazine. Tulane Today talked with Bol about her research and professional insights.
September 21, 2022
The Posse Program, administered by the Newcomb-Tulane College Center for Academic Equity, awards undergraduate students with extraordinary academic potential but it not simply a scholarship program. The program provides a community of young scholars who form their own “posse” and support each other through their academic journeys.