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Tulane Law School launching new law clinic on First Amendment rights.
Major Gift Launches First Amendment Clinic at Tulane

September 06, 2019

Tulane Law School planning to launch a First Amendment Clinic

A record amount of donors contributed more than $130 million to Tulane University in 2018-19, including more than $780,000 in 24 hours during the annual Give Green event. (Photo by Jennifer Zdon)
Tulane University moves closer to fundraising goal with another record year

September 05, 2019

For the third straight year, Tulane University has posted a record-setting fundraising pace, inspiring an unprecedented 25,221 donors to give more than $130 million in the fiscal year 2018-19, second only to last year’s total of $150 million.

Keck Foundation awards Tulane University $1 million to study why women have stronger immune systems than men

August 27, 2019

Do women have an extra line of defense in their immune systems that gives them an advantage over men in fighting infections? That’s one of the questions Tulane University researchers hope to answer using a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to study how sex differences shape disparate immune responses in men and women. The goal is to learn more about how immune systems evolved differently in the two sexes and to use this information to eventually create more precise treatments for men and women against various diseases.

Tulane researcher receives national award
Tulane researcher receives national honor for work in energy materials

August 27, 2019

A Tulane University materials physics and engineering scientist is one of only 10 scientists being honored nationally by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The Commons
Tulane president welcomes university community to The Commons with music and more

August 23, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts will officially welcome students and the entire university community to The Commons at a fun-filled ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Monday, August 26 on the Berger Family Lawn/Yvette Jones Courtyard, between the LBC and The Commons. 

Newcomb Art Museum set to open two exhibitions.
Newcomb Art Museum explores pollution in Flint and New Orleans

August 14, 2019

Two exhibitions that explore the experiences of communities impacted by pollution and its effect on health and environment open Aug. 21 at Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University.

Sandoval wins Early Career Award.
Tulane researcher working to turn waste to fuel wins NSF Career Award

August 12, 2019

Nicholas Sandoval, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University, is the recipient of National Science Foundation Early Career Award.

Drs. Bix and Wang
Tulane launches new Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

August 07, 2019

Tulane University School of Medicine has opened the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center (CNRC), a new center aimed at improving care for patients with neurological diseases.

SoPA’s Digital Design students took home 21 of 22 ADDY awards for their work during the program’s first year. (Photo by Hannah McSwain)
SoPA’s Digital Design program has record-setting, award-winning first year

August 07, 2019

A year ago, Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) re-introduced a new, updated digital design program with concentrations in graphic design, interactive design and game art and animation. The new courses and the launch of three new computer labs resulted in a 50-percent increase in enrollment following the first year. The year also proved to be record-setting in other ways.

Grants' Gift
Tulane receives transformational gift for Jewish Studies

August 07, 2019

Tulane University has received a generous gift from Stuart and Suzanne Grant of Wilmington, Delaware to establish the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience.