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Research, rankings and a really large fish collection

September 14, 2018 7:30 PM
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Video by Carolyn Scofield cscofiel@tulane.edu
  

 

 

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A deep into Tulane’s massive fish collection and the university earns top marks in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review.

U.S. News & World Report released their rankings of the best colleges and Tulane came in at number 44. The Freeman school also placed 44th among the nation’s “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” and Tulane ranked 19th among “Best Colleges for Veterans.”

Tulane economist Patrick Button talked with NPR’s Marketplace about his research on age discrimination in hiring.

The New York Times interviewed Tulane Sports Law Program director Gabe Feldman about on a couple of different sports topics. The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other news outlets around the country picked up the story.

Science News wrote about a new study involving plant microbes and talked to co-author and Tulane plant biologist Keith Clay.

The website Motherly mentioned research by the Tulane Violence Prevention Institute’s Cathy Taylor in a story about corporal punishment.

Psychology Today explored what changes in life experiences and motivations can make people more conservative, citing research led by Tulane assistant professor of psychology Damian Murray.

Yahoo Sports says the Green Wave’s big Mardi Gras beads are one of the best turnover celebrations in college football.

Finally, Tulane ecologist Hank Bart took Atlas Obscura deep into the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection, the largest collection of preserved fish in the world. Tulane houses more than 7 million preserved fish dating back to the 1800s in these two World War II bunkers near Belle Chasse.

That’s all for Tulane News in Review. Thanks for watching!