April 12, 2017
A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature.
April 07, 2017
Zhiqiang Mao, the Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, received the Outstanding Researcher Award from the School of Science and Engineering on Thursday.
April 06, 2017
Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement. The school is one of six at Tulane that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
April 04, 2017
Some scientists reject consciousness study outright, arguing that there is no mystery to consciousness—the brain creates the mind, end of story. To explore consciousness is to invite scientifically unprovable concepts such as higher powers, miracles and intelligent design. But philosophers say, wait a minute, there is much more to discover about how we understand and experience the world.
April 02, 2017
Dr. Andrew Lackner, who served as director of the Tulane National Primate Research Center since 2001, passed away Sunday, April 2. Read an excerpt of President Mike Fitts' message to the Primate Center community.
March 24, 2017
David Armentor, digital imaging specialist in the Tulane School of Architecture, welcomes the Tulane community to use a new cutting-edge printing and scanning center located in the Digital Output Lab on the uptown campus.
March 15, 2017
Tulane is the newest member of the national Grand Challenge Scholars Program organized by the National Academy of Engineering to tackle 14 of the world’s most pressing challenges.
March 14, 2017
Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, a new Tulane University study concludes.