Tulane engineers and doctors will develop new technology designed to detect severe COVID-19 complications. The goal is to develop a diagnostic that uses a drop of blood from a finger prick and could be performed at a hospital, in a clinic or at home.
The Financial Spot powered by Liberty Bank features a meeting room for one-on-one financial advising, after-hours gathering space for students, and a location for in-person seminars and virtual webinars focused on financial education. It is located on the first floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life between the Technology Connection and the FedEx office. A ribbon cutting will take place Monday, Sept. 12, at 9:15 a.m. Read more about it on the university news site.
As university archivist, Ann Case is a wellspring of knowledge about Tulane — and holds this knowledge through her responsibilities to collect, process and manage items that represent the everyday workings of the university. Read more about Ann on the university news site.
Students in Newcomb Institute’s Digital Research Internship program developed a website, Congo Square Connection, which documents the history and legacy of Congo Square, including its profound influence on the Indigenous culture and cultural bearers of New Orleans. Read more about Congo Square Connection on the Newcomb Institute website.
Sunday will mark the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. Each year, the families of victims of the attacks gather to read the names of those who lost their lives during the attacks and during the Feb. 26, 1993, bombing of the World Trade Center. Visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum website to watch a livestream of the ceremony beginning at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.
The Department of English and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese will host a discussion with Dale Shuger, associate professor and director of Undergraduate Studies in Spanish at Tulane, and Debora Shuger, distinguished professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, on Friday, Sept. 16, at 4 p.m. in Gibson Hall, Room 126A. Both professors will discuss their recently published books. Visit the event webpage for more information.
“Underinvestment in everything from maintenance to capital improvements, combined with the increased costs of climate impacts, means that for cities like Jackson — clean and reliable water is not guaranteed,” Jesse Keenan, Favrot II Associate Professor of Real Estate at the School of Architecture, says of the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi.
Jeffrey Tasker, Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience at the School of Science and Engineering, shares his expertise on studying the valence system in the brain.
Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and the holder of the William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professorship in Equity Research, discusses national and local economic prospects.
Walter Isaacson, Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at the School of Liberal Arts, writes a piece remembering the late New Orleans mayor Moon Landrieu.
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