June 10, 2019
When disaster strikes a community, a key factor in whether it can bounce back is its reserve of resilience before it was tested by hardship. Researchers are discovering that this resilience is inextricably linked to a community’s unique history and culture.
June 05, 2019
Yonah Schiller, executive director and Rabbi of Tulane Hillel, released a national report and article about a pilot program that brought Tulane Hillel’s organizational design processes and methodologies to 15 others Hillels across the United States and Canada, to outstanding quantitative results.
May 13, 2019
New Tulane graduate David Woodside, an Altman Scholar in International Studies and Business, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and is on his way to Ukraine this summer to facilitate business development there.
April 25, 2019
Lisa Jackson, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Tulane in 1983, received Tulane’s Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony at The World War II Museum. Jackson is vice president for environment, policy and social initiatives at Apple.
April 24, 2019
Tulane University professor William Brumfield has dedicated much of his life and career to showcasing Russian architecture through breathtaking photos of the country’s cathedrals and historic sites. This week, Brumfield was lauded for his work by Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov during a visit to the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States of America in Washington, D.C. According to the embassy’s Facebook page, Antonov stressed the significance of Brumfield’s role in preserving Russia’s cultural heritage and expressed gratitude for “this grandiose contribution.”
April 17, 2019
Tulane researcher Sarah Gray wins Early Career Award for work in child development.
April 16, 2019
John Stubbs, director of preservation studies at Tulane University School of Architecture, has studied the Notre Dame Cathedral extensively and teaches about it in his classes. He talks about the loss and restoration of this historic monument.
"Like millions of others, I hurt for the place," Stubbs says. "But I also, as a building doctor who's seen a lot of restoration all over the world, I have no doubt it can be restored."
March 29, 2019
The first “Globalization and Culture in Israel” conference takes place April 4–5 in Tulane University’s Jewish Studies Building at 7031 Freret Street on the uptown campus, with a documentary screening and a panel of international speakers.