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Tulane president welcomes university community to The Commons with music and more

August 23, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts will officially welcome students and the entire university community to The Commons at a fun-filled ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Monday, August 26 on the Berger Family Lawn/Yvette Jones Courtyard, between the LBC and The Commons. 

Newcomb Art Museum set to open two exhibitions.
Newcomb Art Museum explores pollution in Flint and New Orleans

August 14, 2019

Two exhibitions that explore the experiences of communities impacted by pollution and its effect on health and environment open Aug. 21 at Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University.

Sandoval wins Early Career Award.
Tulane researcher working to turn waste to fuel wins NSF Career Award

August 12, 2019

Nicholas Sandoval, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University, is the recipient of National Science Foundation Early Career Award.

Drs. Bix and Wang
Tulane launches new Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

August 07, 2019

Tulane University School of Medicine has opened the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center (CNRC), a new center aimed at improving care for patients with neurological diseases.

SoPA’s Digital Design students took home 21 of 22 ADDY awards for their work during the program’s first year. (Photo by Hannah McSwain)
SoPA’s Digital Design program has record-setting, award-winning first year

August 07, 2019

A year ago, Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) re-introduced a new, updated digital design program with concentrations in graphic design, interactive design and game art and animation. The new courses and the launch of three new computer labs resulted in a 50-percent increase in enrollment following the first year. The year also proved to be record-setting in other ways.

Grants' Gift
Tulane receives transformational gift for Jewish Studies

August 07, 2019

Tulane University has received a generous gift from Stuart and Suzanne Grant of Wilmington, Delaware to establish the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience.

Hurricane Michael damage in Panama City
Tulane researchers study how Hurricane Michael affected pregnant mothers

August 05, 2019

Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm, hit the Florida Panhandle in October of 2018, and researchers at Tulane University are part of a new study to see how the disaster and its aftermath impacted pregnant women. Emily Harville, associate professor of epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is leading a team of investigators including Tulane’s Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, professor and Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy, along with researchers from Florida State University with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Study reveals total warfare among Classic Maya
Study shows Maya civilization decimated by massive, fiery war

August 05, 2019

A Tulane University anthropologist is among a team of researchers who have uncovered evidence of extreme and violent warfare leading to widespread destruction of a Maya civilization nearly 1,500 years ago.


Mark Diana
Tulane study finds Medicaid expansion improved access to care

July 31, 2019

Fewer Louisianans report that they have to put off seeing a doctor or that they are unable to take their medications as prescribed thanks to Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion, according to a new Tulane University study released by Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health.

Tulane receives $2 million gift for architecture students' global studios
Tulane School of Architecture receives $2 million for global studios

July 31, 2019

The Tulane University School of Architecture has received a $2 million gift to establish the Saul A. Mintz Global Research Studios, a new program that will give students an opportunity to work internationally on critical global issues.