June 13, 2017
A Tulane University research professor is teaming up on a $200,000 grant to help the Isle de Jean Charles community of Native Americans build resilience in the face of climate change and other social and environmental challenges.
June 09, 2017
The grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program will be used to conduct independent research or to work as English teaching assistants abroad during the upcoming academic year.
June 07, 2017
The risk of flooding from Lake Pontchartrain in the event of a hurricane is reduced to a 100-year level with massive, permanent pumps designed by a Tulane engineering graduate.
June 06, 2017
The world may be closer to knowing why Ebola spreads so easily thanks to a team of researchers from Tulane University and other leading institutions that discovered a new biological activity in a small protein from the deadly virus. The team’s findings were recently published in the Journal of Virology.
June 06, 2017
A Tulane endocrinologist has co-authored a guide in the latest issue of Cell Metabolism to help scientists who study obesity, diabetes or other metabolic diseases better account for inherent sex differences in research.
June 01, 2017
A team of scientists, including virologists from Tulane University, have for the first time mapped the molecular structure of an elusive surface protein on the Lassa virus that allows the pathogen to infect human cells. The breakthrough, more than a decade in the making, is featured on the cover of Science.
May 31, 2017
A new study conducted by researchers from Tulane University finds reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and preventable death. The latest study supports previous research, which found more intensive management of hypertension greatly reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke.
May 25, 2017
Keith Gandal, a visiting scholar in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, prepares for the release of his fifth book, A Year of Writing Dangerously: A Scholarly Detective Story of the Lost Generation, this fall.
May 24, 2017
New Orleans parents and residents broadly support the city’s education reforms with 63 percent saying charter schools have improved public education, according to a new poll by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University.
May 17, 2017
The 2017 Weiss Fellows are Elisabeth McMahon, associate professor in the Tulane Department of History and Africana Studies in the School of Liberal Arts; and Beth Wee, senior professor of practice in the Tulane Department of Psychology and associate dean for undergraduate studies in the School of Science and Engineering; director of the master’s and undergraduate neuroscience programs; and adjunct faculty in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
May 16, 2017
An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000.