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.
Synergy Awards
Annual Faculty Synergy Research Event celebrates collaboration and achievements

December 20, 2021

The Annual Synergy Research Event celebrates the achievements of Tulane researchers and encourages collaboration.
Hannah Frank, bat expert at Tulane
Tulane researcher receives award to study the threat of diseases from bats

December 20, 2021

Hannah Frank, a bat expert in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, will share in a $1.25 million award for new research in detecting and mitigating emerging animal-borne infectious diseases.