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(l-r): School of Science and Engineering students Nathalie Clarke, Danielle (Nelle) Kulick were named 2019 Goldwater Scholars and recent graduate Steven Stradley received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Three Tulane University students receive prestigious national awards

June 24, 2019

Three Tulane University undergraduate students from the School of Science and Engineering were recognized for their achievements in the classroom and the laboratory with a pair of national awards. Rising seniors Nathalie Clarke and Danielle (Nelle) Kulick were named 2019 Goldwater Scholars by The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Recent graduate Steven Stradley received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRF)

Tulane School of Professional Advancement
SoPA agreement with Delgado offers new pathway to Tulane for NOLA community

June 19, 2019

An agreement between Tulane and Delgado Community College allows Delgado graduates to complete a bachelor’s degree in Tulane’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA).

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Tulane study shows vaccine protects against equine viruses that threaten humans

June 14, 2019

For the first time, a new vaccine provided complete protection against three types of equine encephalitic viruses in nonhuman primates, according to a new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The research was a joint collaborative effort involving Tulane University, the National Institutes of Health and the US Army. 

Tulane offers free material for teaching students about social impact careers
Tulane offers free material for teaching students about social impact careers

June 12, 2019

The Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane is offering free material for teaching students about social impact careers.

Diego Rose
Just one change per day can make your diet more planet friendly

June 10, 2019

If Americans changed their diets by swapping out just one item each day, they could greatly reduce their carbon footprint from food, according to a new Tulane University study that examined the real-world diets of thousands of people in the United States.

Mark VanLandingham
Tulane researcher honored for insight on Vietnamese community’s Katrina recovery

June 10, 2019

When disaster strikes a community, a key factor in whether it can bounce back is its reserve of resilience before it was tested by hardship. Researchers are discovering that this resilience is inextricably linked to a community’s unique history and culture.

James Zadina and Amy Feehan
New opioid speeds up recovery without increasing pain sensitivity or risk of chronic pain

May 21, 2019

Morphine and other opioid-based painkillers are very effective at treating pain initially, but studies have shown that the drugs can make patients more pain-sensitive, prolonging their discomfort and increasing their risks of developing chronic pain.

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Glucosamine supplements could lower risk of cardiovascular disease

May 15, 2019

Regular use of glucosamine supplements may help lower risk of cardiovascular disease events, according to a new Tulane University study published in The BMJ.

Tulane professor wins grant to help find better treatment for respiratory disease.
Tulane professor to help find better treatment for respiratory disease

May 14, 2019

Tulane professor wins grant to help find better treatment for respiratory disease.