May 31, 2018
Almost 61 percent of New Orleans residents think charter schools have improved public education in the city, but many still give the system a “C” grade overall, according to a new poll by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University.
May 24, 2018
New, more intensive high blood pressure treatment guidelines could increase the number of U.S. adults categorized as having high blood pressure by 31 million and those receiving antihypertensive treatment by 11 million, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers.
May 23, 2018
Samantha Tigner spent spring break of her senior year in the U.S. Virgin Islands, examining the islands' recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The project turned into an independent study.
May 22, 2018
A newly published paper co-authored by Julie Markant, assistant professor in the School of Science and Engineering, proposes a new theoretical model to examine the ways infants learn and retain information. It was published in May in Current Directions in Psychological Sciences. Markant runs the Tulane Learning and Brain Development Lab.
May 15, 2018
To help doctors provide more individualized and effective treatments for diabetes patients, researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Medicine, have developed BRAVO, a new risk engine, or series of equations, that can predict diabetes complications and mortality. BRAVO stands for building, relating, assessing and validating outcomes.
May 15, 2018
Tulane geologist Nicole Gasparini has been named the 2018 winner of the Oliver Fund Scholar's Award.
May 08, 2018
NOLA Leadership Education & Action on health Disparities (NOLA LEADs), a two-year citizen-training project coordinated by the Tulane Prevention Research Center, equips local health leaders with the right tools and skills.
May 08, 2018
William “Rusty” Robinson, MD, head of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine, received a $65,000 grant from the Louisiana Cancer Research Center to implement a smoking-cessation program for cancer patients.
May 03, 2018
As New Orleans prepares to inaugurate its first woman mayor, a new Tulane University report reveals that more women are running for and being elected to political office in the city since Hurricane Katrina.
May 01, 2018
A Tulane University geologist has been named to a $25 million research collaboration considered one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
April 27, 2018
A team led by Tulane University professor of anthropology John Verano and Gabriel Prieto of the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo recently uncovered the site of a mass child sacrifice that took place more than 500 years ago. The discovery was first reported in National Geographic exclusive and has been picked up by international news organizations including CBS News and BBC.
April 24, 2018
Tulane Law School professor Stacy Seicshnaydre contributed to a new report that explores how historic neighborhood segregation in New Orleans helped lock in disadvantage for African-Americans in the city.