May 24, 2016
The Ellen DeGeneres Show introduced the world to a story of tragedy, friendship and hope featuring Class of 2007 Tulane University alumni Jackson Smith and Brian McKenna back in October 2015. When McKenna was paralyzed in a mountain biking accident in June 2015, the set of events that followed resulted in a heartwarming parable that becomes more uplifting each time DeGeneres, a native of New Orleans, reaches out for an update.
April 26, 2016
Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was named chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) at the organization’s seventh annual meeting in April.
February 11, 2016
As Zika virus continues to spread north toward the United States, public concern and media attention are also on the rise. Two faculty members from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Tulane School of Medicine talk about the virus and the risk it poses with mosquito season right around the corner.
September 10, 2015
Anthropology professor Trenton Holliday is among researchers involved in the discovery of a new species of human relative in a South African cave.