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Dr. Lydia Bazzano
Tulane researcher selected to serve on federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

February 28, 2019

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services selected Tulane University clinical researcher and epidemiologist Dr. Lydia Bazzano as one of 20 nationally recognized nutrition experts to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Donor gives Tulane $1 million to encourage others to give.
Donor gives Tulane $1 million to encourage others to give

February 27, 2019

Donor gives Tulane $1 million to encourage others to give.

 

Tulane to begin new master’s program in materials engineering
Tulane to begin new master’s program in materials engineering

February 27, 2019

The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is launching a new master’s program in materials engineering.

Avery Siegel
Documentary co-produced by Tulane student wins Oscar

February 26, 2019

Avery Siegel, a Tulane University student majoring in communications with a minor in public health, can add the title “Oscar winner” to her future resume. The second-year student in the School of Liberal Arts co-produced the documentary Period. End of Sentence, which took home the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short at Sunday’s awards ceremony.

Pierre E. Conner III
Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

February 26, 2019

The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute. 

Holman
Tulane workshop examines barriers to women in state and local politics

February 20, 2019

A workshop being hosted by Tulane University will take a close look at the challenges women candidates face when running for state and local office. More than 25 scholars from around the country are coming to Tulane for the two-day event sponsored by the Newcomb College Institute and Louisiana State University’s Reilly Center.

NOBIC
Tulane, LSU Health select New Orleans BioInnovation Center as statewide partner for biomedical technology accelerator program

February 20, 2019

Tulane University and LSU Health New Orleans have selected the New Orleans BioInnovation Center as the statewide partner for a newly launched initiative to augment business development efforts and accelerate the commercialization of life science research from university labs to biotechnology startups and to existing companies in the area and around the world.

 

The MakerSpace at Tulane will be named the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace.
Tulane MakerSpace to be named in honor of donor, graduate

February 15, 2019

The MakerSpace at Tulane will be named the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace.

Tulane University assistant professor Damian Murray collaborated on a research project with a group from UCLA to study how falling in love influences the immune system in women. (Photo by Sally Asher)
New study analyzes how falling in love influences the immune system in women

February 13, 2019

As Valentine’s Day arrives, there’s no doubt love is once again in the air during this annual holiday that dates as far back as the 14th century. So, what exactly does it feel like to fall in love and how does love affect us as humans? Many scientists have proven falling in love has its physical benefits on both men and women, but can falling in love influence the immune system in women?