The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the National Taiwan University (NTU) have established a semester-abroad exchange program for students enrolled in a master’s program in public health at each institution. Tulane graduate students who have completed at least two semesters can apply for the spring 2023 semester. The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will also welcome students from NTU in the spring.
The LGBTQ+ Research Collective seeks to improve the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals through research, advocacy, initiatives, community engagement and collaboration. The collective aims to bring together researchers from across the university who share an interest in issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. Read about the collective.
Colleges that required COVID-19 vaccinations averted an average of 339 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents and almost 7,300 deaths during the study period, according to Emily Cook, assistant professor of economics at the School of Liberal Arts and co-author of the study. Read about the study.
Newcomb Art Museum will hold a celebration Saturday, Sept. 17, to highlight its newest exhibitions To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults and Metamorphoses: Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Read about the exhibitions.
The Tulane Green Wave opened its season with a 42-10 victory over the University of Massachusetts on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Yulman Stadium. Check out photos from the game.
Gerard Baldwin, an assistant supervisor with the campus grounds crew, tends the garden in the Mary Victoria Mills Weinmann Patio Theater in the Dixon Performing Arts Center. Dedicated in 1984, the patio honors the 60th anniversary of Weinmann’s 1923 graduation from Newcomb College. See the photo.
The Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic-New Orleans (EPIC-NOLA) is in its seventh year of providing comprehensive specialized care for young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis. EPIC-NOLA’s psychosis awareness and early detection campaign is
CALM – Clear Answers to Louisiana Mental Health, which aims to educate and bring awareness to psychosis to ensure that stigma doesn’t hinder young people from seeking care when symptoms begin. CALM will present its inaugural fundraiser In My Mind: A Benefit Bringing Awareness to Psychosis on Friday, Oct. 7, from 6 - 10 p.m. at Capulet, located at 3014 Dauphine St. The event will feature musical guests The Nabil Muquit Quartet and Joshua Veal of Dr. Romance. Spoken word poetry, live painting and a gallery art display will also be part of the event. Visit the event webpage for more information and to purchase tickets.
The Howard-Tilton Memorial Library will host an open house for graduate students on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the graduate student study area, located on the second floor of the library. Graduate students can meet university librarians, learn about the services offered at the library and enjoy refreshments. View the event page for more information.
The Washington Post
Lawrence N. Powell, emeritus faculty member and former James H. Clark Endowed Chair in American Civilization in the Department of History at the School of Liberal Arts, said of the late New Orleans mayor Moon Landrieu, “He showed great political courage, moral vision [and] great fortitude in pushing back against those who were against the future.”
Robin Bartram, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the School of Liberal Arts, discusses her book Stacked Decks: Building Inspectors and the Reproduction of Urban Inequality and her research on building inspectors in Chicago.
Christopher Dalbom, assistant director of the Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy and senior research fellow at Tulane Law, says failing to upgrade water system infrastructure has had disastrous consequences in other states and Louisiana would be best served if investments in its infrastructure were made.
Tulane Today accepts, for consideration, news and event submissions that are of interest to the Tulane community. Items must be 80 words or less and contain contact information and a web link that will be included in the published announcement.
Submission deadline is noon three business days prior to publication date.
2022 | Tulane University Communications & Marketing
Manage your preferences | Opt Out using TrueRemove™
Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails.
View this email online.
6823 St. Charles Ave. | New Orleans, LA 70118 US
This email was sent to .
To continue receiving our emails, add us to your address book.