The Office of International Affairs, also known as Tulane Global, spearheads this year’s International Education Week, alongside its key partners, the Office of International Students and Scholars, the Newcomb-Tulane College Center for Global Education and over 15 schools and units across campus.
In a new paper published in Clinical Chemistry, researchers led by Tony Hu, Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation, describe a new blood-based test that can not only detect the two diseases but also measure their viral and bacterial loads in patients. Read more on the Tulane News website.
Hao Zhu, a professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics and Genomics at the School of Medicine, is part of a new $5 million study to understand how the placenta protects babies from potentially harmful chemicals while still delivering vital nutrients. Read more on the Tulane News website.
Olga Morales-Pate, an accomplished leader in environmental justice and rural community development issues, will serve as the keynote speaker for International Education Week 2023, today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Morales-Pate is CEO of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, a national nonprofit network that provides opportunity, assistance and practical guidance to small communities in all 50 states, U.S. territories and tribal lands to ensure access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater disposal and economic prosperity. Her work around water resonates locally and regionally as a living example of how water and climate change have shaped and will continue to shape history, both locally and globally. A reception will follow the lecture. Read more about Morales-Pate and sign up for the lecture at the event Wavesync page. For those who do not have a Tulane email address, sign up here.
The Newcomb Department of Music and the Tulane School of Liberal Arts present pianist Andrey Ponochevny in concert Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dixon Hall. Ponochevny’s career has encompassed the globe as a preeminent talent among performing artists today. He has received prizes at many international piano competitions and was twice named “Outstanding Artist in China.” He has performed extensively in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. He has given solo recitals at major venues including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York City, The Kennedy Center and Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and Preston Bradley Hall in Chicago. Read more about Ponochevny and RSVP at the event Wavesync page.
David Rice, professor emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Science and Engineering, weighs in on new research related to the emotions of cats, from purring to their facial expressions.
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