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Hank Bart and Yasin Bakis part of new $15 NSF initative
Tulane professor part of $15 million institute to establish field of imageomics

October 11, 2021

Tulane scientist Hank Bart is teaming up with researchers across the country as part of $15 million NSF initiative to establish a new field of study called imageomics.


Bennett Abrams
SoPA grad student receives fall internship with House Homeland Security Committee

October 06, 2021

Tulane University graduate student Bennett Abrams has a career goal of improving the nation’s national security and making industries more resilient. Abrams took a big step toward fulfilling his ambition this summer when he received internship in the nation’s capital with Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and the House Homeland Security Committee. Abrams is spending the fall semester learning from the top experts about homeland security structure.

Gulf Scholars Program
National Academies selects Tulane for new undergraduate Gulf Scholars Program

October 05, 2021

The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) has selected Tulane University to join the newly launched Gulf Scholars Program (GSP), a five-year, $12.7 million pilot program that prepares graduates to address the most pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.

Newcomb Art Museum’s current exhibition ‘Laura Anderson Barbata: Transcommunality will close on Oct. 2.
Final days of Newcomb Art Museum’s ‘Transcommunality’; new exhibition with Prospect New Orleans announced

September 30, 2021

Newcomb Art Museum, located in the Woldenberg Art Center on Tulane’s uptown campus, invites the community to drop by its galleries on Friday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy the final days of Laura Anderson Barbata: Transcommunality.

Tulane team wins funding for glass recycling program
Tulane scientists and engineers to use recycled glass ‘sand’ to prevent coastal erosion

September 30, 2021

A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.


With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program,  the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.  

Gulf of Mexico
Tulane scientist to lead research project on sustainability of Gulf of Mexico ecosystem

September 29, 2021

Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.

Tulane geologist Nicole Gasparini wins national award.
Tulane geologist wins national award for research and outreach

September 28, 2021

Tulane geologist Nicole Gasparini has been named the winner of the Marguerite T. Williams Award by the American Geophysical Union.

Carolyn Bayer wins funding for two research studies.
Tulane researcher wins funding for major initiative to advance imaging technologies

September 22, 2021

Tulane researcher Carolyn Bayer is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies.

Biomedical engineering professor Michael J. Moore
Tulane scientists develop ‘living nerve circuit’ to fight opioid epidemic

September 21, 2021

Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is part of a national study that aims to turn statistics on opioid addiction around by creating a living bioengineered nerve circuit that mimics the pain transmission pathway in the spinal cord.