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Crop irrigation
Eco-friendly diets should also factor foods’ impact on water resources

April 15, 2021

If you’re celebrating Earth Day by adopting a more sustainable diet, researchers at Tulane and the University of Michigan have a new aspect to consider when evaluating whether certain foods are good for the planet — your diet’s “water scarcity footprint.”

Vicki Mayer wins major national journalism award
Tulane professor wins major national journalism education award

April 15, 2021

Tulane Professor Vicki Mayer wins Professional Freedom & Responsibility Award from the Association for Education in Journalism.

Tulane chemical engineering professor Hank Ashhbaugh
Tulane awarded nearly $1 million by Board of Regents for research that impacts industry, workforce

April 14, 2021

The Tulane Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has received a nearly $1 million grant will encourage more collaborations across Tulane and the region in material sciences.

Nicholas Mattei specializes in artificial intelligence.
Google awards Tulane professor for work promoting diversity and fairness in AI systems

April 12, 2021

An artificial intelligence expert from Tulane has received a Google Scholar Research Award to develop better ways of promoting diversity and fairness in hiring and graduate school admissions.

Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise
Tulane University Center for Brain Health joins the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network for veteran care

April 08, 2021

The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) has partnered with actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and his foundation’s Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network. This network focuses on the cognitive health and mental wellness of veterans and first responders, providing transformative care for those experiencing post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, or substance abuse. Funding of $12.5 million over the next five years is gifted to TUCBH for this initiative.

Tulane's Engineers without Borders in Ecuador
From Ecuador to the streets of New Orleans, Tulane engineering has no borders

April 07, 2021

The Tulane chapter of Engineers Without Borders works to help communities overseas and at home.

Tulane dance performance at Music Box Village
Tulane teams up with New Orleans Airlift for in-person dance performance

April 01, 2021

The Newcomb Dance Company and the Tulane University Department of Theatre and Dance is teaming up with New Orleans Airlift for “The Body Remembers” at Music Box Village.

Electric Buses
Tulane University receives award to demonstrate electric shuttle buses for New Orleans region

April 01, 2021

A Tulane University initiative to use shuttle buses powered by electricity has been awarded $737,500 by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The project is one of 55 selected research and demonstration projects that will further new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies with assistance from the EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office. 

Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges to deliver keynote address at Tulane University Commencement 2021

March 31, 2021

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University’s 2021 All-University Unified Commencement, which will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. 

Rhonda Broussard and Ibram Kendi will present the keynote addresses at Tulane's Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Teach-In
Tulane to host Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Teach-In for faculty, staff

March 30, 2021

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host an Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Teach-In for featuring addresses by anti-racist leaders Rhonda Broussard & Ibram X. Kendi.