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Study: Coronavirus pandemic sparked by nature, not bioengineering

March 18, 2020

The coronavirus behind the global COVID-19 pandemic likely evolved from nature and not a lab, according to a new genetic study in Nature Medicine co-authored by Tulane University virologist Robert Garry.

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Tulane University launches Outbreak Daily newsletter

March 17, 2020

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has launched Tulane Outbreak Daily, a curated daily wrap-up of the timeliest and most relevant news and data focused on emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19.

 

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Tulane bands together to assist COVID-19 student move-out

March 16, 2020

As communities worldwide face the COVID-19 pandemic, Tulane University has taken major steps in responding to keep the campus community safe while allowing students to continue their education. 

Tulane geologist travels to Antarctica to study glacier
Destination Antarctica: Research takes Tulane professor to Florida-sized glacier

March 16, 2020

Tulane geologist Brent Goehring recently returned from Antarctica as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier and its future contribution to global sea level.

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‘VirTUal Visiting’ hosts online admission events for admitted, prospective students

March 16, 2020

While Tulane University observes COVID-19 operating procedures, the Office of Undergraduate Admission has temporarily moved all admission events to a virtual platform called “VirTUal Visiting.”

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University has canceled its inaugural event for 2020, citing concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University cancels inaugural event

March 11, 2020

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University has canceled its inaugural event for 2020, citing concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and adherence to university protocol.

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Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread

March 11, 2020

Researchers at Tulane University have identified a protein on tumor-derived extracellular vesicles that indicates if a NSCLC tumor is likely to metastasize, according to a new study in Science Advances.

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will feature more than 100 authors, including 11 children’s authors.
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces complete lineup, ticket information

March 09, 2020

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announced today the much-anticipated complete lineup for its inaugural event, March 19-21, on Tulane University's uptown campus. It will feature more than 100 renowned and rising authors, including 11 talented and award-winning children’s authors for Family Day at the Festival on Saturday, March 21.

Leonard A. Lauder, who spent three decades as chief executive officer of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., has made a gift to establish The Leonard A. Lauder Professor of American History and Values. (photo courtesy of the The Estée Lauder Companies)
Leonard A. Lauder funds Tulane University professorship on American history and values

March 09, 2020

Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., has made a gift to Tulane University to establish The Leonard A. Lauder Professor of American History and Values. The inaugural holder of the professorship will be Walter Isaacson, professor of history in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts and co-chair of The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University.

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New Tulane initiative, AfterClass, aims to support local educators

March 05, 2020

A new initiative founded by a Tulane University professor, along with a team of faculty and staff, aims to provide support to local educators in and around New Orleans, while elevating the profession of teaching.