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Woman gets blood pressure checked at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in New Orleans, La.
Hypertension is the ‘silent killer’ of Black communities. Could church-based treatment help?

December 06, 2022

Hypertension, the leading preventable risk factor for premature death worldwide, is more prevalent in Black Americans than any other group. Can a church-led intervention solve the health disparity? 

Kimberly Gramm
Tulane to launch $10 million startup fund for women- and minority-led businesses

December 06, 2022

Using a $5 million state award and a Tulane University funding match, Tulane's Innovation Institiute will launch a new $10 million startup fund dedicated to creating opportunities for women- and minority-led ventures in Louisiana — entrepreneurs who have traditionally faced barriers accessing capital, markets and networks essential to growing their businesses.

Bookfest 2023
Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University unveils 2023 author lineup

December 02, 2022

The 2023 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announced its much-anticipated lineup for the second-annual literary festival, naming over 100 bestselling and critically acclaimed authors slated to appear on Tulane’s Uptown campus, March 9-11, 2023. The three-day celebration of national, regional and local authors is free and open to the public, thanks to the generosity of many individual and corporate sponsors. A full list can be found here.

sick man eating soup
A new way to fight diseases? Stop viruses from stealing nutrients

November 16, 2022

Tulane University researchers are looking beyond the immune system to see if the body’s ability to use nutrients at a cellular level can predict disease response and severity.

Bernard Tour
Bernhard makes '360 Promise' to encourage Tulane students to enter energy industry

November 09, 2022

Bernhard announced the "360 Promise," a commitment to hire 360 Tulane University graduates over the next three decades. The program is a partnership between Bernhard and the Tulane Energy Institute, a component of Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.


Two prominent alumnae join Board of Tulane

November 08, 2022

Trivia Frazier, PhD, a pioneer in the life sciences, and Katy Williamson, a foundation director, have joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body.

Two Tulane psychology professors receive grant to make schools safer
Tulane researchers to help Louisiana schools launch proactive violence prevention programs

November 04, 2022

Two Tulane psychology professors are recipients of an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help make schools safer.

Matt Dalva, new director of the Tulane Brain Institute 
Renowned neuroscientist will lead Tulane Brain Institute as new Presidential Chair

November 04, 2022

Award-winning neuroscientist Matthew Dalva, PhD has been appointed as director of the Tulane Brain Institute and the university’s newest Presidential Chair.

International Education Week
International Education Week to highlight Tulane’s global footprint

October 28, 2022

Tulane Global is gearing up for International Education Week with four days of speakers, performances, culinary offerings and more.

Dr Stewart-Nate Boyer
Tulane’s Center for Brain Health partners with MVP to support military veterans, former NFL players

October 18, 2022

Access to quality healthcare often determines how well military veterans and former professional football players transition to a “normal” life after serving in very different professions that are both physically and mentally demanding.