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Dr. Gregory Stewart will oversee a new veteran-focused program created to address the unique medical needs of members of the armed forces. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane University’s Center for Brain Health ready to serve veterans in need of health care

November 10, 2020

Chad Hennings is a College Football Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl Champion. Hennings is also a military veteran of the United States Air Force, who flew 45 combat missions in an A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) during Operation Provide Comfort, which defended Kurdish civilians fleeing their homes in northern Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War.

Tulane Law post-election analysis
Learning in real time, law students study election as it unfolds

November 05, 2020

Stephen Griffin's Law of Democracy class has given Tulane School of Law students an up-close look at the issues surrounding the 2020 presidential election.

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Tulane begins recruiting for Janssen COVID-19 vaccine study

November 03, 2020

Tulane University School of Medicine will be a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase III clinical research study of a new COVID-19 vaccine.

Under Amanda Garcia’s tutelage, SoPA Digital Design students have received a combination of 29 awards on the local, state and national levels in 2020. (Photo courtesy of SoPA).
SoPA’s Amanda Garcia named “Educator of the Year” by Advertising Club of New Orleans

October 30, 2020

Amanda Garcia, the director for Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement Digital Design program, has been named “Educator of the Year” by The Advertising Club of New Orleans for her work in fostering the growth of the next generation of advertising professionals.

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Tulane announces plans for spring 2021 semester

October 23, 2020

With little over a month remaining in an on-ground, in-person semester that many believed would never happen, Tulane University has announced its plans for the spring 2021 semester. 

Jennifer A. Doudna, who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry, is the subject in Tulane professor and author Walter Isaacson’s new book – The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race (Photo by Keegan Houser)
Subject of Walter Isaacson’s new book is the 2020 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry

October 20, 2020

Tulane professor and author Walter Isaacson knew that the world-changing work of biochemist Jennifer A. Doudna was on par with the subjects of his previous books that include biographies of Leonado DaVinci and Steve Jobs. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences underscored this sentiment in a big way last week by awarding the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry to Doudna, the central subject of Isaacson’s new book. Doudna shared the prestigious honor with her colleague, Emmanuelle Charpentier, for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.

Tulane student starts glass recycling facility.
Glass act

October 20, 2020

A Tulane student got sick of tossing beverage bottles in the trash, so he started Louisiana's first glass recycling facility in New Orleans. Now he and his team are taking it to the next level.

Tulane researcher studying weed invasion.
Tulane researcher awarded grant for study on weed invasion

October 19, 2020

A Tulane researcher will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the impact of noxious weed invasion on livestock, food production and supermarket prices.

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Tulane awarded $2.5 million to study if removing copayments improves diabetes outcomes

October 16, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) awarded a $2.5 million grant to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to work with community partners determine if a value-based benefit approach using zero-cost copayments on drugs can improve medication adherence and outcomes for diabetes patients. 

Tulane SoPA digital design students claimed 29 awards, including a pair of national awards, at the American Advertising Federation competitions during the spring and summer of 2020. (Ad photo courtesy of Katie Stern)
SoPA’s Digital Design program launches onto national scene with local, district and national ADDY award winners

October 13, 2020

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement Digital Design students were awarded an impressive combination of 29 awards on the local, district and national levels across three American Advertising Federation (AAF) competitions during the spring and summer of 2020.