At the annual Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards Ceremony, the spotlight was firmly on the university’s dedicated faculty and their groundbreaking accomplishments. The event celebrated 27 award recipients across 15 award categories, honoring faculty for their continuing dedication to impactful research that bridges academic and societal needs.
Tony Hu, Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation and Director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics at the School of Medicine, has been awarded three grants totaling over $10 million to develop new diagnostics for tuberculosis, and to better understand the interaction between the TB pathogen and the immune system in adults and children. Read more on the School of Medicine website.
Kayla Keats, a double major in international relations and political economy and Spanish minor, won the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Student Sustainability Competition for her vision of a sustainable and interconnected world. Keats, part of the Class of 2025, is one of four winners who will attend the CIEE Annual Conference in Paris to present her ideas. Read more on the Newcomb-Tulane College website.
Head to A Studio in the Woods, located on the West Bank at 13401 Patterson Road, on Saturday, Nov. 11, for the 13th annual FORESTival. The celebration of art and nature will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will include music, art demonstrations, an environmental justice hub and art activities for children. Tulane scientists will lead walks in the woods, and a silent auction will feature one-of-kind art objects and experiences. Read more about FORESTival, purchase tickets and sign up to volunteer at A Studio in the Woods website.
The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane is partnering with New Orleans Entrepreneur Week to produce back-to-back events in 2024. The festivals have scheduled their dates to lineup during the same week in March, with one crossover day of shared programming.
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