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Climate Week: Faculty reflect on the future of climate change education at Tulane

September 24, 2020

As Climate Week comes to a close, Tulane faculty discuss their hopes and plans for climate change education.

Google search data reveals panic attacks problem
Google search data reveals major panic attack issue, Tulane study shows

September 22, 2020

Millions of people may be suffering from panic attacks related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Tulane study that made the conclusion based on a Google Trends search.

Bruce Gibb received an award from the NSF.
Tulane chemistry professor receives national award

September 21, 2020

Tulane chemistry Professor Bruce C. Gibb has received a rare and coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Creativity Award.  

 

A partnership between SoPA and the National League of Cities University will support national municipal leadership through Tulane’s Master of Public Administration program. (Photo by Zach Gong)
Tulane’s SoPA partners with National League of Cities University to support civic leadership

September 18, 2020

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) and the National League of Cities University (NLCU) have established a partnership to support national municipal leadership through Tulane’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. 

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Tulane ranked among nation’s best as it returns to on-ground classes, plans downtown expansion

September 18, 2020

The newly released U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2021 edition ranks Tulane University No. 41 among the country’s top national universities.

Tulane University cybersecurity expert William “Bill” Rials says cybercriminals could disrupt the election process by targeting voter registration databases and modifying the voter data. (Photo by Shutterstock)
Targeting the biggest cybersecurity threat to voting in the 2020 election

September 17, 2020

Voting is the staple of democracy and has been done in person in the United States since its founding. While the controversy over the integrity of mail-in votes continues, never in our country’s history has voting in person been more fraught with potential security risks that could alter the outcome.

Tulane University’s fundraising efforts yielded $127.8 million for 2019-2020, including gifts that totaled $3.5 million towards four new funds in support of COVID-19 research and diversity, equity and inclusion. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University receives undaunted support from alumni, donors in uncertain times

September 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has deeply impacted all of higher education. Perhaps at no other time in our nation’s history have institutions of higher learning faced such financial challenges. Income at many universities and colleges has been substantially reduced at a moment when financial needs have also exploded. Schools must now fund greater health protections for their community, increase financial aid for struggling families and cover for decreased government support.

Marcello Canuto, the director of the Middle American Research Institute and professor of anthropology, takes advantage of LabArchives, a new electronic lab notebook solution for all Tulane researchers. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University launches LabArchives for researchers

September 11, 2020

Tulane University’s Office of Research, in partnership with Tulane University Libraries (TUL) and Tulane’s Information Technology (IT), has launched its first electronic lab notebook (ELN) solution for all Tulane researchers. LabArchives, a secure, cloud-based ELN, enables researchers to capture, manage, store and share information and data. The digital tool is designed to facilitate collaboration among researchers within a lab or institution and outside researchers. 

SoPA will host a virtual career panel featuring three senior executives from the Entergy Corporation that will discuss a variety of topics related to working for a company with such size, scope and importance. (Photo courtesy of the Entergy Corporation)
Tulane SoPA to host Entergy Career Panel on Sept. 16

September 11, 2020

The Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) will host a career panel featuring three senior executives from the Entergy Corporation, including Yolanda Williams, the continuous improvement lead for corporate business services and an expert in automation and technology; Mark Kleehammer, vice president of regulatory and public affairs; and Matt Dearmon, director of innovative partnerships and portfolio management, overseeing the development of new products and services. The panel will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. CST. The event is free, but registration is required. Please click here to register.

Amid the current pandemic and destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Laura, authors Andy Horowitz, Jarvis DeBerry and Sandy Rosenthal will discuss if the current climate of disasters is a case of history repeating itself in Louisiana.
Tulane to host virtual discussion on history of disasters in Louisiana from Hurricanes Katrina and Laura to COVID-19

September 10, 2020

Is the current pandemic and destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Laura a case of history repeating itself in Louisiana? These will be the topics when The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University hosts a conversation with notable authors including, Tulane historian Andy Horowitz, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jarvis DeBerry and Sandy Rosenthal, founder of Levees.Org, from 5:30-6:30 CDT on Monday, Sept. 14. Walter Isaacson, best-selling author, Tulane professor and book festival co-chair, will moderate the discussion. The event is free, but registration is required to participate. Please click here to register.