Researchers from Tulane and partner institutions found that using advanced image-guided technology to more aggressively target diseased areas of the heart that cause arrythmias didn’t lead to better outcomes for patients — and put some at higher risk of strokes.
The Count the Costs series, a project by The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, examines the economic impacts of racial inequities that Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) experience. First in the series is a presentation with School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine assistant professors Brigham Walker and Janna Wisniewski, along with professors from Portland State University. Read More
Tulane Law graduate Mikayla Mangle has received an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most prestigious post-graduate legal fellowships in the country. Mangle will work with the Center for Heirs Property Preservation in South Carolina, where she will represent clients and educate community members on heirs’ property issues to help underserved communities build generational wealth through land and property ownership. Read More
Brian Summa, assistant professor of computer science at the School of Science and Engineering, has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award to find a way to reduce the size of data produced by supercomputers, making information easier to access and to analyze. Read More
“Replacement housing will only get more expensive because rising waters often means more competition for less housing,” says Jesse M. Keenan, Favrot II Associate Professor of Real Estate at the School of Architecture, of the housing market as homeowners in flood-prone areas move elsewhere.
Eric Smith, associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, says the power grid in Louisiana is strong enough to handle the surge in power usage due to residents trying to cool their homes during the hot summer months.
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“Seek and Hide: The Tangled History of the Right to Privacy” by Amy Gajda, Class of 1937 Professor of Law at Tulane, is cited in an article about how the right to privacy has widened in scope and whom it can protect.
Douglas Harris, economics chair at the School of Liberal Arts and director of the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice, explains that high school graduation rates slightly increased for the 2019-2020 school year and college entry rates dipped.
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