The Tulane Univeristy School of Science and Engineering worked with several middle school girls, in grades fifth through seventh, on Saturday, Nov. 16, at its fall 2019 Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Tulane workshop. The workshop aims to support and inspire young girls... more
Nicholas Aldana reacts to the unfavorable outcome of his first attempt to design and build a prototype for a water filtration system. The project is part of a course titled "Water, Water Everywhere: Using LEGO Robots to Change How We Find, Use and Dispose of Water,” one of several courses of study... more
This week Tulane University hosted the 62nd Annual Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair, during which sixth- through eighth-graders and high school students, exhibited and pitted their independent student research against the work of their peers.
Tulane runs the fair, which includes... more
On day one of the General Electric (GE) Girls summer program hosted by Tulane University, 13-year-old Ronae Clayton had her future plans all lined up. “I’m going to be a five-star chef and own a restaurant,” she said.
By day four of the weeklong camp, Clayton’s plans had become fuzzy. She knew what... more
Studies have long shown that girls are less likely than boys to be interested in math and science, but new research by Tulane University researchers published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science suggests that matching girls with female role models could dramatically reverse... more
The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering exposed 70 middle school boys to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the inaugural Boys At Tulane in STEM (BATS) workshop on Saturday (Oct. 22).
“We started BATS because our Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) program... more
Michelle Sanchez and her team of volunteer judges covered just about every inch of the massive Human Performance Center at the University of New Orleans during the area’s annual science fair for young students.
The UNO venue is home to the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair, but it is... more