Skip Bohm and Jay Rappaport
Tulane University launches new coronavirus research program to develop a vaccine and advanced diagnostics

February 19, 2020

From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to designing new therapeutic strategies and nanotechnology-based tests to rapidly diagnose infections,
‘Bead Three’ sculpture catches throws, Carnival spirit

February 18, 2020

The first of three 21-foot tall steel and acrylic “trees” was installed near the spot where the Bead Tree once stood.
Mac Hyman is an expert in mathematical modeling.
Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus

February 18, 2020

Tulane mathematics professor James “Mac” Hyman uses mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of the coronavirus.
VFA fellows
Tulane partners with Venture for America to host fellows, mentors for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

February 18, 2020

Tulane University’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture For America to host a select group of 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship centers
Tulane summer programs
Tulane Pre-College launches 20 new summer courses for middle and high school students

February 14, 2020

Tulane University’s Pre-College program has announced expanded summer courses for 2020, with an increased class list in STEM and the addition of the Young Public Scholars Program, among others. Registration is now open
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‘Startup Survey’ sheds light on early-stage New Orleans economy

February 13, 2020

The 2020 Greater New Orleans Startup Report survey collects valuable data on the growth of young businesses in the Greater New Orleans area. A report based on input from the survey will be published in the fall by the