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Autistic and nonverbal, Ben Alexander graduates from Tulane
Devoted dad is partner in autistic graduate’s success
As Tulane University’s graduates filed onto the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome May 19, there may have been no one more jubilant, no one prouder than Dr. Sam Alexander. But unlike those surrounding him, he wasn’t donning a robe or mortarboard, and he wasn’t looking ahead to his first job. He...


Apr 27, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

A team led by Tulane University professor of anthropology John Verano and Gabriel Prieto of the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo recently uncovered the site of a mass child sacrifice that took place more than 500 years ago. The discovery was first reported in National Geographic exclusive and has been picked up by international news organizations including CBS News and BBC.

Apr 27, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine professor Anastasia Gage has been named a member of a new high-level advisory board for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The board brings together 15 experts in economic and social affairs from around the world to help address global issues.

Apr 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Michael J. Moore, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, has been appointed to a prestigious panel of the National Institutes of Health.

Apr 26, 2018 - Barri Bronston

The National Wildlife Federation and the Tulane University ByWater Institute have released recommendations on how the City of New Orleans can actively build coastal resiliency across the metro region.

Apr 23, 2018 - Mary Cross

On April 20, Tulane faculty members met with Mississippi River Commission representatives and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers senior leaders to celebrate the success of the River Science and Engineering Certificate program.