John Sabo, director of the Tulane ByWater Institute
Audacious Water: A new podcast by the ByWater Institute

January 13, 2022

John Sabo aims to create a new narrative about water in his new podcast, Audacious Water.
Swap beef for chicken in a burger
Swapping just one item can make diets substantially more planet-friendly

January 13, 2022

If your New Year’s resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane University study finds it may be easier than you think. Americans who eat beef could slash their diet’s carbon footprint as much as 48 percent
Sally Kenney
Newcomb Institute Executive Director Sally Kenney to step down

January 06, 2022

After 12 years at the helm of the Newcomb Institute at Tulane University, Executive Director Sally Kenney has announced her plans to step down effective June 30, 2022.
A philanthropic grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded to the Cowen Institute at Tulane aims to help ensure that New Orleans public school students can both start college and finish strong.
Cowen Institute receives grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York

January 06, 2022

Funding will help local public school students see college through to graduation and beyond.
Dr. Joshua Denson
Metabolic syndrome increases risk of respiratory distress, death for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

December 22, 2021

Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or other conditions associated with metabolic syndrome were at much higher risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome
Tulane study on morning glories
Study shows common flower species holds promise for beneficial psychedelic drugs

December 21, 2021

Many species of morning glories contain elements of powerful psychedelic drugs, according to a new Tulane University study published in the journal Communications Biology.