Watch as President Michael A. Fitts celebrates the 2023 State of the University, highlighting Tulane’s remarkable progress, unwavering excellence, and the exceptional contributions of dedicated faculty and staff across the uptown, downtown and Tulane National Primate Research Center campuses.
During the annual State of the University address, President Fitts dubbed the year as “the Year of the Green Wave,” recounting one triumph after the other and lauding faculty and staff for outstanding achievements in research, admissions, construction, finances, fundraising and athletics. Read more on the Tulane News website.
A Tulane-led team of archaeologists has discovered how to track wealth and status in ancient Maya society using jungle-penetrating lidar (light detection and ranging) technology to detect elite and non-elite structures. Read more on the Tulane News website.
The future of coral reef islands, marshes and other low-lying coastal areas depends heavily on whether global warming can be limited, according to a new study co-authored by Torbjörn Törnqvist, the Vokes Geology Professor in Tulane’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Read more on the Tulane News website.
The state of Louisiana is under a burn ban due to dry conditions. The university asks all football game attendees to tailgate safely — do not use open flames. Embers from even small cooking fires can travel great distances and ignite dry brush nearby. No open flames — even if your immediate surroundings seem safe. Read more about the statewide burn ban on the Governor’s website.
The Newcomb Art Museum will host an opening reception for its current exhibition Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception will feature co-curators Maurita N. Poole, executive director of the museum, and Margaret C. Adler in conversation with multimedia artist Sadie Barnette. Visit the event Wavesync page here. The exhibition includes the works of seven Black artists who were invited to create responses to John Quincy Adams Ward’s bronze sculpture The Freedman (1863). The exhibition, which runs in conjunction with the 160th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be on view through Dec. 8. Read more about the exhibition here.
“Wegovy is truly a lifesaving medication,” said Dr. Shauna Levy, medical director of Tulane’s Bariatric and Weight Loss Center. “We are just scratching the surface of all the disease processes that will reduce once we finally start treating obesity.”
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