(Left to right) Tulanians Kate Scalet, Elliot Lorenz, Austin Wolf and Brock Headen, who make up Team CERBERUS, have created a mobile cube that “blooms” when deployed and is intended to provide communication capabilities, power generation, energy storage and multi-purpose storage on the moon. The team will compete in NASA’s RASC-AL competition next week.
In honor of Juneteenth, the celebration of the emancipation of enslaved Black people in the United States, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is participating in a training program offered by Academics for Black Survival and Wellness, also known as Academics for Black Lives or A4BL.The program is an opportunity for faculty and staff to gain skills and deep learning about anti-Black racism and ways in which to interrupt and dismantle it. The training will run from Sunday, June 19, through Friday, July 1. Read More
The latest volume of the Tulane Undergraduate Research Journal has been published. The journal showcases the exciting, original research conducted by outstanding Newcomb-Tulane College undergraduate students. Read More
Lights adorn the front of Gibson Hall on the uptown campus to commemorate Pride Month, which is celebrated in June as the Stonewall demonstrations took place on June 28, 1969, in Greenwich Village, New York City. The demonstrations are credited with igniting the LGBTQ+ rights movement and liberation in the United States. The Gibson lights will be up through June 26. The Tulane LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Affinity group will host a Stonewall Pride Community Gathering on Friday, June 24, at 5 p.m. at the Carolyn Barber-Pierre Center for Intercultural Life. Read More
Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE Collaborative), which is led by the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will host a webinar to discuss strategies to advance LGBTQ+ justice and health on Tuesday, June 21, at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Panelists include Anneliese Singh, associate provost for faculty development and diversity and chief diversity officer at Tulane, Toni Newman, interim president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute, and Brad Sears, founding executive director of the Williams Institute at UCLA. The webinar will be moderated by Kristefer Stojanovski, research director at Partners for Advancing Health Equity and research assistant professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. For more information and to register, click here.
Geetha Parthasarathy, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the School of Medicine and researcher at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, led a study that found fragments of bacteria left behind from Lyme disease, even after treatment, caused symptoms to persist.
Nell Nolan recaps Tulane’s 48th Alumni Awards Gala, which was held at The National WWII Museum.
Dr. Ronald Slipman, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discusses tips to survive the summer heat.
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