Matthew Burow, associate professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, is leading research that will examine if “activated foods” — biologically active compounds produced by plants in response to stress — play a role in the regulation of human health and disease.
Tulane’s athletics mascot is known as the Green Wave — and Riptide is the face of the Green Wave. Here’s a look at how the Green Wave and other mascots evolved through the years.
The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has established a Food for Thought Student Pantry to assist students dealing with food insecurity. The pantry, located on the first floor of the Tidewater Building in Room 106B, is open to all students enrolled at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The pantry's grand opening will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, at noon. Read more about the pantry.
New Tulane students were tested on how to pronounce New Orleans street names, words and phrases. Watch how they did!
Tulane sophomore Madelyn Seward works on a charcoal drawing that will eventually become a painting during Professor Abdi Farah’s Foundations of Art: Painting class. See the photo.
During the month of September, Campus Recreation is offering a one-month Bingo Fitness Challenge that combines the rules of Bingo with ways to stay active. Participants will complete as many group fitness classes as possible during the month for a chance to win prizes. The challenge ends Sept. 30. Read the Campus Recreation website for how to participate.
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Commenting on the life expectancy in the United States falling for a second consecutive year, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Thomas LaVeist says that health disparities need to be carefully examined.
Dr. Andrea Murina, associate professor of dermatology and program director at the School of Medicine, discusses how dairy can affect skin and acne.
Ann Lipton, the Michael M. Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law and Entrepreneurship at Tulane Law, says it hasn’t been determined yet if claims made by a whistleblower at Twitter can be used in Elon Musk’s case due to the tight schedule of the upcoming trial.
“The new future is going to be offshore wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico and nobody has an advantage like us,” Peter Ricchiuti, director of Burkenroad Reports and senior professor of practice at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, says of Louisiana’s future in natural gas and renewable energy.
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