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Just do it – Runsdorf Award winners embody the spirit of public service
Public service is a hallmark of the Tulane student experience; however, some students go above and beyond in achieving the Tulane ideal of excelling academically by using their skills and knowledge in service to the community. Two such students are Ron’Janiele “Nelly” Bruce and Mollie Sloter, the...
May 18, 2022 - Alicia Serrano Bilich

When Tran Nguyen-Phuong first entered her freshman year at Tulane, she had a rocky and overwhelming transition. “I went through that phase of ‘This is a new environment. These are new people. Where’s my place? Where do I fit in in this community?’” she said. Nguyen-Phuong is a first-generation...

May 13, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Cynthia Ebinger, the Marshall-Heape Professor in the Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named one of 14 Jefferson Science Fellows by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. As a Fellow, Ebinger will spend the next year as a full-time...

May 12, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University math professor Lisa Fauci has won a prestigious research grant from the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO),a non-profit organization, based in Strasbourg, France, that funds basic research in life sciences. Fauci and a team of researchers from the...

May 11, 2022 - Barri Bronston

When Shelby White, Arya Monticino, Alexis LaRosa, and Jasmine Kiley, all students in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, joined forces to enter the Eighth Annual Novel Tech Challenge, they knew they wanted to design something for women with limited access to health care. In...

May 06, 2022 - Tulane Today Staff

A visitor to the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection, housed within the Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute, examines a specimen during a workshop hosted by A Studio in the Woods, “Fishes: Masters of Adaptation – Workshop and Tour of the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection.”  The workshop...

May 05, 2022 - Barri Bronston

A team from the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering has developed a new family of two-dimensional materials that researchers say has promising applications, including in advanced electronics and high-capacity batteries. Led by Michael Naguib, an assistant professor in the Department...

May 03, 2022 - Becca Hildner

Louisiana is losing land to coastal erosion at the rate of one football field every 100 minutes. According to Franziska Trautmann, an alumna of the School of Science and Engineering and co-founder of Glass Half Full, it doesn’t have to be this way. She recently spoke to Tulane’s On Good...

Apr 29, 2022 - Tulane Today staff

On April 22, Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) resumed its practice of “Flipping the Bird” — a weekly practice of turning a page in its John James Audubon Birds of America series. The staff will turn a page in one of the volumes every Wednesday to reveal one of Audubon’s drawings (at one...

Apr 28, 2022 - Barri Bronston

For college students studying psychology, taking an introduction to personality course can go a long way in their understanding of another person’s behaviors and traits. That was the finding of a Tulane University study that looked at the connection between the introductory personality course and a...

Apr 13, 2022 - Patrick J. Davis

The Tulane Innovation Institute will launch operations from its downtown headquarters later this year, thanks to several generous lead gifts from forward-thinking philanthropists. Like the nascent technologies and startups it seeks to invigorate, the multi-million-dollar, long-term project to...

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