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Sesame Street is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Tulane social work dean looks back on 50 years of 'Sesame Street'

November 07, 2019

The iconic “Sesame Street” celebrates a half-century of educating children, and Tulane's Patrick Bordnick is one of the show's biggest fans.

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Newcomb Art Museum to host public forum on lead featuring Tulane faculty

November 06, 2019

Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University will host a public forum on lead, Saturday, Nov. 9 from 2 to 3 p.m.

A Tulane  professor to study the effects of stress on the brain
Tulane researcher studying link between stress and mental health disease

November 05, 2019

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain.

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Tulane partners with local MCH Coalition to reduce high maternal mortality rates

November 04, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula care via Medicaid and other insurance plans.

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Scholarship fund continues helping Tulane students make a difference

October 31, 2019

This fall, Tulane University welcomed the second cohort of Weatherhead Scholars, students who are among the world's most academically qualified and are also dedicated to building a better future through public service.

Human impact on the Mississippi River region subject of Tulane conference
Human impact on the Mississippi River region, planet is subject of Tulane conference

October 31, 2019

"Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the Mississippi River, bringing together dozens of experts to to discuss the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet.

Lina Moses
New Ebola model relies on ‘boots on the ground’ data from Tulane

October 29, 2019

A new computer model could help health officials predict where the next Ebola outbreak will strike, according to a new study from a multi-university research team that included Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer to headline inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer Christine Vachon to headline Tulane lectureship

October 25, 2019

‘Boys Don’t Cry’ producer Christine Vachon will headline Tulane the inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change.

Rhiana Gunn-Wright, one of the lead architects of the Green New Deal, will speak Monday at Tulane.
Green New Deal visionary Rhiana Gunn-Wright to speak at Tulane

October 24, 2019

Rhiana Gunn-Wright, one of the lead architects of the Green New Deal, will speak Monday, Nov. 4 at Tulane.

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Tulane researchers partner with United Houma Nation on climate and health resilience study

October 23, 2019

A new project awarded to Tulane University researchers from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine aims to enable the United Houma Nation to determine how to support its citizens to adapt to climate-related and other short- and long-term stressors while maintaining the integrity of its community and culture.