August 02, 2022
History and Africana Studies professor Elisabeth McMahon, in collaboration with the Amistad Research Center and Tulane students, created the African Letters Project, a free database that consists of over 5,600 letters written between Americans and Africans spanning from 1945 to 1994, during the decolonization era in many African countries.
July 28, 2022
Tulane physics professor Fred Wietfeldt has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a new apparatus aimed at solving what he calls “one of the most important problems in physics today.”
July 27, 2022
A new Tulane study suggests that the link between bats and coronaviruses is likely due to a long-shared history, and that genetic information can help us prevent and manage future pandemics.
June 27, 2022
A team of scientists, including a Tulane University PhD candidate, has analyzed 50 years of satellite imagery and generated the first global database of river avulsions.
June 23, 2022
Judith Maxwell, professor in the Department of Anthropology at the School of Liberal Arts and a member of the Etowah tribe, is making strides to debunk misinformation as well as spread knowledge and understanding about Indigenous cultures through her work and the program she founded and directs, the Native American Studies Minor.
June 16, 2022
In honor of Juneteenth, Tulane’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is participating in a training program offered by Academics for Black Lives or A4BL.
May 13, 2022
Geologist Cynthia Ebinger has been named one of 14 Jefferson Science Fellows by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
May 12, 2022
Tulane University math professor Lisa Fauci has won a prestigious research grant from an international organization that funds basic research in life sciences.
May 03, 2022
In time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion invited Sherry Wang, an associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, a licensed psychologist, researcher and anti-racist educator, to present her research on anti-Asian violence and racism in the lecture “Asian American/Pacific Islander Mental Health Amidst the Twin Pandemics: Lessons Beyond COVID-19.”
April 18, 2022
The Newcomb Dance Company presents the premiere of Cassandra Machine, a contemporary dance work, beginning April 26 at Tulane.
April 14, 2022
A Tulane study concludes that girls raised by at least one Jewish parent acquire a particular way of viewing the world that influences their education choices, career aspirations and various other experiences.
April 12, 2022
A team of Earth and Environmental Sciences students has been named a national semifinalist in the U.S. Department of Energy's inaugural EnergyTech University Prize competition.
April 08, 2022
Tulane collaborates with the U.S. State Department to encourage students to apply for international fellowships and scholarships and improve access to such programs. The goal is to enhance global learning opportunities for all interested students. Information sessions about one such program, the Fulbright, will be held in person, on campus on April 12.
April 05, 2022
Tulane professor Jesse M. Keenan is among dozens of scholars and scientists involved in the writing and editing of a newly released United Nations report on the state of climate change.