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David Banush, Tulane University’s Dean of Libraries and Academic Information Resources, has received membership into the Grolier Club, the oldest and most prestigious bibliophilic society in America. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University Dean David Banush named to prestigious Grolier Club

July 06, 2020

David Banush, the dean of libraries and academic information resources at Tulane University, has been elected to membership in the Grolier Club, the oldest and most prestigious bibliophilic society in America. 

History professor Andy Horowitz pens book on Hurricane Katrina.
Tulane professor's book goes back in time to examine Hurricane Katrina

July 06, 2020

Tulane scholar Andy Horowitz, who studies the history of disasters, links Hurricane Katrina to a powerful 1915 storm in his book "Katrina: A History, 1915-2015.

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Tulane researchers find that coronavirus can survive in air for hours

July 06, 2020

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can remain infective in aerosol for up to 16 hours according to a Tulane study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. 

Tulane gift will establish a fund for Emerging Research in Infectious Disease.
Tulane receives $1 million to assist in fighting COVID-19

July 01, 2020

Tulane has received an anonymous $1 million gift to establish a fund for Emerging Research in Infectious Disease.

Dr. James Kelly (left), Avalon Fund representative, and Tulane’s Dr. Greg Stewart (right) sign the agreement for the creation of the Tulane University Center for Brain Health. (Photo by Mindy McDonell and taken before COVID-19 social distancing)
Tulane University receives $12.5 million for military veteran care

June 29, 2020

Tulane University, nationally renowned for the care it provides to retired professional athletes through partnerships with the NFL Player Care Foundation and The Trust (Powered by the NFLPA), has received a $12.5 million gift from The Avalon Fund for the creation of the Tulane University Center for Brain Health. The center will specialize in the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in U.S. military veterans, beginning in the fall of 2020.

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Stress of COVID-19 pandemic could lead to violence at home, Tulane experts caution

June 26, 2020

While some COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are being eased across the country, the stress on families will be felt much longer. Physical distancing, isolation and quarantine meausures designed to stop the spread of the virus could lead to an increase in family violence at home, according to a perspective co-authored by Tulane University child psychiatrists.

Tulane researcher awarded NSF grant
Tulane scientists to share in $20 million NSF award for materials research

June 22, 2020

Tulane has received a share of a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to transform research and education in advanced manufacturing and materials throughout Louisiana.

 

New Orleans natives and best-selling authors Michael Lewis and Walter Isaacson will discuss their work during the current pandemic in a virtual discussion on Thursday, June 25 at 5 p.m. CDT.
Tulane to host virtual discussion with best-selling authors Michael Lewis and Walter Isaacson

June 22, 2020

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will host ‘Home and Away,’ a virtual discussion between renowned authors Michael Lewis and Walter Isaacson, on Thursday, June 25 at 5 p.m. CDT. The two New Orleans natives will interview each other about their current works during the pandemic, as well as discuss their previous books. The event is free, but registration is required to participate. Please click here to register.

Jay Kolls
Tulane University researchers develop synthetic antibody against COVID-19

June 22, 2020

Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have designed a synthetic protein that early research shows can act as a decoy to intercept and neutralize the coronavirus before it cause infection.  

Alternatives needed to supplement Bonnet Carre Spillway
Tulane study calls for alternatives to Bonnet Carré Spillway to improve river management

June 18, 2020

A new Tulane University study has demonstrated the efficacy of upper river diversions as a means to improve river management and reduce the volume of water flowing through the spillway.