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Sarah Broom will speak at Tulane on Feb. 4
2019 National Book Award winner Sarah M. Broom to speak at Tulane

January 27, 2020

Sarah M. Broom, a New Orleans native and author of the award-winning "The Yellow House" will speak at Tulane Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans
Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans, study says

January 22, 2020

A new study of nearly every delta worldwide shows how river delta shapes and sizes around the world are changing due to human activity.


Project Ecuador
Project Ecuador saves species, opens world to Tulane students

January 16, 2020

Through Project Ecuador, associate professor Jordan Karubian is helping change lives and save endangered species.

Kimberly Foster being honored with a Women in Stem Award
Dean Foster to be honored with STEM award

January 15, 2020

Kimberly Foster, dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, will receive a 2020 Women in STEM Award by the American Heart Association and Entergy.

Tulane School of Social Work partnering with Send Me a Friend
National survey seeks musicians input on mental health and substance misuse challenges

January 15, 2020

The Tulane of School of Social Work is partnering with the nonprofit Send Me A Friend in a survey aimed at examining the behavioral health challenges of musicians.

Dr. Lu Qi
Can good sleep patterns offset genetic susceptibility to heart disease and stroke?

December 18, 2019

Getting a good night’s sleep could be beneficial for long-term health. A pioneering new study led by Dr. Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center, found that even if people had a high genetic risk of heart disease or stroke, healthy sleep patterns could help offset that risk. The study is published in the European Heart Journal.

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Tulane’s more than $3 billion economic impact hailed as ‘a force for good’ in new report

December 17, 2019

With its life-saving research and a mission that encourages students, faculty and staff to use their knowledge, skills and discoveries to solve the most pressing problems of our times, Tulane University is “a force for good at the local, regional and global levels,” according to a new economic study by Philadelphia-based Econsult Solutions.

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Newcomb Art Museum’s ‘Per(Sister)’ awarded museum exhibition of the year by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

December 16, 2019

Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University is pleased to announce it’s 2019 exhibition Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana was awarded Museum Exhibition of the Year by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

Tulane University School of Social Work and Send Me a Friend partner to survey musicians’ behavioral health

December 16, 2019

Tulane University School of Social Work and Send Me a Friend are partnering on a nationwide survey to examine the behavioral health challenges of musicians. 

William Brumfield has spent nearly 50 years documenting Russia’s unique architecture, history and literature (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University professor William Brumfield receives Russian Order of Friendship Medal

December 12, 2019

Tulane University professor and contemporary American historian William Brumfield has spent much of his life traveling the vast and remote lands of Russia and documenting its unique architecture, history and literature. On Thursday, Dec. 5, Brumfield’s nearly 50 years of work and dedication was recognized by the Russian Federation during a ceremony at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., where Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov presented Brumfield with the Order of Friendship medal, the highest state decoration of the Russian Federation given to foreign nationals.