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Tulane geologist Cynthia Ebinger
Tulane professor wins national award for contributions to geology

November 30, 2021

Geologist Cynthia Ebinger, a professor at Tulane University, has won the 2021 George P. Woollard Award from the Geological Society of America.

Charity Hospital
Tulane signs lease for Charity Hospital building

November 29, 2021

Tulane University has signed a long-term lease with developers CCNO Development Inc. and SKK to initially occupy nearly 350,000 square feet of the redevelopment of the former Charity Hospital building. 

Michelle Sanchez wins STEM award
Tulane professor wins STEM educator award for work with New Orleans area students and teachers

November 29, 2021

Michelle Sanchez, a senior professor of practice in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been named the winner of the Ada Lovelace STEM Educator Award.

Tulane study examines mental health of teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Lessons of COVID-19 underscore need for better teacher support, study says

November 19, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced New Orleans public school teachers to switch from in-person instruction to a virtual or hybrid setting, the transition left many feeling anxious over their ability to impact student learning, according to a multi-agency study led by Tulane University.


A study led by Tulane University, a member of the New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative, revealed that many teachers suffered from anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic — and continue to do so.


Louisiana coastline
Studies find that river diversions can overcome Louisiana’s rapid sinking

November 18, 2021

Two new studies led by former Tulane doctoral students show the likely benefits of land building by river diversions, despite these deposits initially causing rapid subsidence in coastal Louisiana.

Tulane University surpasses fundraising mark, sets new goal

November 11, 2021

Almost four years ago, Tulane University publicly announced the most ambitious fundraising endeavor in its history — Only the Audacious, The campaign for an ever bolder Tulane. Thanks to unprecedented support from alumni and friends across the globe, the campaign surpassed its record-setting $1.3 billion goal and now Tulane is setting its sights even higher.

Tulane medical expert Dr. Greg Stewart discusses the challenges of veteran health care, new treatment concept

November 10, 2021

The national observance of Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize and thank the men and women who have served in the armed forces. It’s also essential to acknowledge the challenges some of our hero’s face when it comes to receiving quality health care.

New Orleans skyline
Tulane University report shows investment gains for New Orleans startup ventures

November 10, 2021

New Orleans startups are making substantial gains in attracting investment funding while also adopting more flexible work options and scaling back their office expansion plans, according to the latest findings from Tulane University’s 2021 Greater New Orleans Startup Report.

Tulane professor Andy Horowitz is co-editor of a new book on disaster studies
Tulane professor explains the study of disasters in new book

November 08, 2021

Andy Horowitz, a Tulane scholar on the history of disasters, explains the meaning of "disaster" in new book "Critical Disaster Studies."

Viet Thanh Nguyen
Pulitzer Prize-winning author to inaugurate new endowed speaker series at Tulane

November 05, 2021

Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel The Sympathizer, will kick off the Carole Barnette Boudreaux '65 Great Writers Series on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Tulane University.