Two Tulane psychology professors, Courtney Baker and Bonnie Nastasi, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to implement a program to make schools safer. The grant will enable the professors to bring Project PASS (Promoting and Advancing School Safety) training to Louisiana’s five largest school districts.
Former U.S. Surgeon General and Tulane alumna Dr. Regina Benjamin (center) spoke at Tulane on Nov. 2 about solving U.S. healthcare problems. Benjamin was the featured speaker at the inaugural lecture named after her. She was joined by A. B. Freeman School of Business Dean Paulo Goes (left) and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Thomas LaVeist (right). Read about the event on the Freeman News site.
The 2022-2023 Distinguished Greenleaf Series: Journalism and Democracy opens with Nicaraguan investigative journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The series is sponsored by the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Read more on the Tulane News site.
Daniel Alarcón leads the 2022 Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Freeman Auditorium. Alarcón is a Peruvian-American journalist, faculty member at Columbia University, and a 2021 MacArthur Fellow whose work explores social, cultural and linguistic ties throughout Latin America and the U.S. Read more about Alarcón and the Yan lectureship.
A breast cancer survivor in New Orleans is among the first patients to receive a natural-looking tissue graft that will re-create a nipple and areola after her mastectomy. The research behind the technology was started by Tulane alumnus Nick Pashos when he was a PhD student.
The Marshall Project — a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system — conducted an exclusive, wide-ranging survey of America’s sheriffs with two researchers, including Mirya Holman of the School of Liberal Arts.
Brian Summa, faculty member in the School of Science and Engineering, discusses the need that some physicians have for large-data visualization expertise.
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