Anyone can tell you that drinking alcohol can make you feel calmer, but how? Researchers at Tulane University and LSU Health Sciences Center set out to answer that question and found a surprising difference between the male and female brain.
Tamunoboma “Dominion” Fenny, a third-year law student and second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, is the new president of the Tulane Graduate and Professional Student Association. Fenny is the second Black woman from Tulane Law School to hold that distinction in as many years. Read more on the Tulane Law website.
In September, 13 Tulane students were given the opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration, which prioritizes the research and career interests of women in computer sciences, through a travel grant from Newcomb Institute. Read more on the Newcomb Institute website.
New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Egan will discuss her latest novel The Candy House Wednesday, Nov. 15, as part of the Carole Barnette Boudreaux ’65 Great Writers Series. The Candy House, a companion to her Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit From the Good Squad, was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2022 by The New York Times. Egan, an artist in residence in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania, is also the author of Manhattan Beach, which received the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and chosen as New York City’s One Book One New York read. Presented by the Tulane School of Liberal Arts (SLA), the lecture will take place at 6 p.m. at the Lake Residence Hall theater. To read more about Egan and the speaker series and to RSVP, visit the School of Liberal Arts website.
Join Tulane Law School and the Tulane Center for Sport for a 30th anniversary celebration of the of the Sports Law Program on Friday, Nov. 10, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St. The event will feature a presentation honoring program founder Gary Roberts; panel discussions featuring Tulane law alumni now working for professional sports teams, sports management companies and consulting firms; and a networking reception. Read more about the event at the Tulane Law School website. To register, click here.
Head to Dixon Hall Nov. 9-12 for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a production of the Tulane Musical Theatre Workshop. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, the musical features a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin about an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents competing in the spelling championship of a lifetime. Tickets are $10 each or free with a Tulane ID. For more information, visit the event WaveSync page.
Diego Rose, national program director at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, spoke with ABC News about his team’s findings that small swaps to a climate-friendly diet can significantly reduce your carbon footprint and improve your health.
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