November 30, 2021
Geologist Cynthia Ebinger, a professor at Tulane University, has won the 2021 George P. Woollard Award from the Geological Society of America.
November 19, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced New Orleans public school teachers to switch from in-person instruction to a virtual or hybrid setting, the transition left many feeling anxious over their ability to impact student learning, according to a multi-agency study led by Tulane University.
A study led by Tulane University, a member of the New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative, revealed that many teachers suffered from anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic — and continue to do so.
November 18, 2021
Two new studies led by former Tulane doctoral students show the likely benefits of land building by river diversions, despite these deposits initially causing rapid subsidence in coastal Louisiana.
November 10, 2021
New Orleans startups are making substantial gains in attracting investment funding while also adopting more flexible work options and scaling back their office expansion plans, according to the latest findings from Tulane University’s 2021 Greater New Orleans Startup Report.
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.
October 27, 2021
James Jackson, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was recently awarded a five-year, $1.71 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Researcher plan to look at the long-term effects of BRCA1 loss on different tissues and how they depend on BRCA1 differently for maintaining the fidelity of DNA replication and repair.
October 22, 2021
Tulane University researchers have explained why two toddlers died in 1967 after participating in an infamous clinical trial for an experimental vaccine against RSV, the most common cause of pneumonia in children.
October 13, 2021
The NIH has awarded a $3.4 million grant to a Tulane University researcher to develop an app that guides parents in having “Color Brave” (as opposed to colorblind) conversations with their children.
October 12, 2021
Around 34 billion gallons of water go down the drain every day. Could some of it be recycled into drinking water in areas where water is becoming increasingly scarce?
October 11, 2021
Tulane scientist Hank Bart is teaming up with researchers across the country as part of $15 million NSF initiative to establish a new field of study called imageomics.
September 30, 2021
A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.
With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program, the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.
September 29, 2021
Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.