The National Institutes of Health has given Tulane more than $11 million for an innovative study that examines the relationship between microbiota in the gut and a person’s risk for osteoporosis, a disease that affects more than a third of all women ages 50 and older and more than 200 million people worldwide.
Michael Kuczynski, professor in the Department of English, is only the third American to be elected to the prestigious Early English Text Society, which educates the public about the literary tradition of the Middle Ages and makes information available for the Oxford English Dictionary. Read more on the Tulane news site.
Public and white-collar corruption affects society in ways not always obvious. Addressing corruption can help us tackle more extensive societal issues like high taxes, infrastructure, and poverty. But how do we do that? According to leading national economist Gary “Hoov” Hoover, we all must take action. Listen Now
The Newcomb Department of Music will host its next iteration of the Concert Piano Series tonight from 7:30-10 p.m. in Dixon Hall. Faina Lushtak, the Downman Professor of Music at Tulane, will perform. Lushtak, who began her piano and composition studies at age 6, has appeared with orchestras under many conductors and has performed as a recitalist in major venues throughout the United States. She has also made frequent guest artist appearances and conducted master classes at universities and has also been a guest artist and judge at international competitions and festivals. For more information, visit the Wavesync event page.
Tulane professors Sunshine Van Bael and Julie Albert, along with Tulane alumni Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz, discuss the ReCoast project. The project, launched in partnership with Trautmann’s and Steitz’s glass-recycling company, Glass Half Full, and Tulane researchers, aims to turn recycled glass into sand to use to restore Louisiana’s coastline.
“The danger of social media is that it's so immediate, and so ephemeral, and feels so much like a conversation, that it’s easy for anyone to say off-the-cuff things that were ill-considered,” says Ann Lipton, Tulane Law professor.
An article about the long-term stress extreme weather events can cause cites a study conducted by Tulane researchers that found hospital admissions for heart attacks were three times higher after Hurricane Katrina than before the storm.
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