July 05, 2017
Tulane University’s LightLab Summer Research Experience is a first-time program for middle-schoolers who are interested in science. It’s the brainchild of Matthew Escarra, an assistant professor of engineering physics in the School of Science and Engineering, who received a National Science Foundation CAREER award of $520,000 over five years in support of early career research and education vision, including middle-school outreach programs such as LightLab.
June 21, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Tulane University’s Upward Bound program two grants totaling $2.5 million, doubling the size of the program that facilitates and supports college readiness and access for first-generation college students.
June 20, 2017
Two Tulane University researchers produced a report that shows Louisiana’s funding options to pay for coastal restoration; they presented their findings to the state’s Advisory Committee on Coastal Protection in March.
June 16, 2017
Tulane University Law School has named Kim Talus, a renowned scholar of energy law, as inaugural holder of the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law.
June 15, 2017
Kids in the Woods summer camp at A Studio in the Woods allows youngsters to get eye-to-eye with nature and use art projects to represent their experiences. Tulane faculty collaborate with area art teachers to design the camp curriculum.
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 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.