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Admissions TikTok account award
Tulane Admissions receives top national award for its TikTok account

July 12, 2021

Tulane University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission has received the prestigious 2021 Grand Gold Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the category of digital communications, social media and student recruitment for its official TikTok account, and coordinated strategy between social media platforms and email marketing.

Michael J. Moore leads NIH study group
Tulane professor to lead NIH group developing advances in brain science

July 12, 2021

Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane, will lead an NIH group that reviews applications on a wide range of technologies as applied to neural systems and to tissues of the eye.

A gift from Michael and Valerie McKeever has established the McKeever Family Athletic Career Development Endowed Fund.
Tulane Athletics receives $1.4 million gift from the McKeever family

July 07, 2021

Lead donation to establish career development endowment; completes academic center funding.

Dr. Greg Stewart
Tulane University’s Dr. Greg Stewart selected for Jimmy Collins Award

June 30, 2021

Tulane University’s Dr. Greg Stewart, the W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine in Orthopaedics, a crucial authority in keeping sports on track throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has been selected to receive a Jimmy Collins Award from the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

Tulane University’s Dr. Greg Stewart, the W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine in Orthopaedics, a crucial authority in keeping sports on track throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has been selected to receive a Jimmy Collins Award from the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

Tulane scientist chosen for mission to Venus
Tulane scientist part of mission to Venus

June 30, 2021

Tulane scientist Jennifer Whitten to be part of the leadership team of a mission to Venus later this decade.

The 2021 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will now take place in-person, Oct. 21-23, on Tulane’s uptown campus.
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces 2021 lineup of best-selling authors

June 28, 2021

The 2021 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will kick off its inaugural weekend, October 21-23, with a three-day, in-person literary celebration featuring more than 100 national, regional and local authors, including some of the nation’s most beloved bestsellers.

Charles Figley book on mental health care in the military
Troops, vets deserve better when it comes to mental health, Tulane professor says in new book

June 28, 2021

A Tulane professor has written a book on the sorry state of mental health care for military troops and veterans.

John Sabo is new director of Tulane ByWater Institute
Nationally renowned river ecologist named new director of ByWater Institute

June 23, 2021

John Sabo, a leading scholar on water resources and river ecology, has been hired as the new director of the Tulane ByWater Institute.

Inaki Alday
Tulane launches partnership to increase faculty diversity in architectural, planning and design studies

June 23, 2021

Tulane University is a founding member of the Deans’ Equity and Inclusion Initiative, a new partnership of nine U.S. schools and colleges of architecture, planning, and design, working collectively to nurture a diverse population of emerging scholars focused on teaching and researching the built environment to advance socio-ecological and spatial justice, equity and inclusion. 

Tulane receives $1.2 million grant to study from Gates Foundation
Tulane’s Commitment to Equity Institute wins grant to study COVID’s effects on inequality

June 20, 2021

Tulane's Commitment to Equity Institute has received almost $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting fiscal policies have affected inequality, poverty and mobility.