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Technology, trauma experts guide Tulane news

September 28, 2018 2:30 PM
Video by Carolyn Scofield cscofiel@tulane.edu




From ancient discoveries to the trauma of disaster, Tulanians lent their expertise to a variety of national news stories. Check out the latest Tulane News in Review.

Tulane archaeologists Marcello Canuto and Francisco Estrada-Belli are part of a team that used 3-D laser technology to uncover a Mayan megalopolis in Guatemala. The New York Times, Tech Crunch and other major news outlets covered the story.

Canuto also led a team that uncovered a 1,500-year-old stone altar created by the ‘Snake Kings.’ Canuto was quoted by the Associated Press, FOX News, Live Science and more.

The Washington Post interviewed George Haddow of the Tulane Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy about the president’s communication skills in times of disaster.

Founder of the Tulane Traumatology Institute Charles Figley talked with U.S. News & World Report about the mental trauma left behind after a storm like Hurricane Florence.

And Tulane psychiatrist Dr. Michael Scheeringa wrote an opinion piece for Psychology Today about whether or not young children should see flooded homes.

The School of Social Work’s Catherine Burnette spoke with Bustle about what sexual assault survivors remember after a traumatic event. She also talked to How Stuff Works about helping a loved one battling depression.

Tulane sociologist David Smilde talked Venezuelan politics with Vanity Fair, Time Magazine, Bloomberg and more.

Finally, the Angry Wave on Tulane football helmets is even larger and angrier this football season…a story reported by Deadspin.

As always, Roll Wave and thanks for watching Tulane News in Review!