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Tulane holds fifth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition
Tulane’s Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies hosted its fifth annual Three Minute Thesis competition for PhD students on Thursday, November 7th in the Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall. The competition cultivates doctoral students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills and...
Nov 20, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is among nearly 100 scientists and support staff from the United States and the United Kingdom heading to Antarctica this week as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier, the surrounding ocean system and their future contribution to global sea...

Nov 19, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is joining more than 40 universities from across the United States in looking for ways to improve treatment of chronic pain and ultimately achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction. Michael J. Moore, professor of biomedical engineering in the Tulane School of...

Nov 19, 2019 - Tulane Today

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...

Nov 18, 2019 - Tulane Today

On Nov. 16, 2019, alumni Deidre Dumas Labat and Reynold T. Décou were recognized by the naming and dedication of The Décou-Labat Residences, formerly known as the Willow Residences. Labat and Décou became the first African American undergraduates to earn degrees from Newcomb College and Tulane,...

Nov 05, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to the development of mental health disorders. The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Jeffrey Tasker and his team in the Cell...

Nov 04, 2019 -

SSE was well represented in tailgating village before the Tulane vs. Tulsa game on Saturday, November 2nd. Current students, alumni, Board of Advisors members, faculty, and staff enjoyed free food, free beverages, and great company on the beautiful sunny fall day! Dean Foster's dog, Brie, even made...

Oct 31, 2019 - Barri Bronston

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University will host an international gathering Nov. 10-16 devoted to the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet. "Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the...

Oct 18, 2019 - Tulane Today

The dedication of the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace took place Thursday, Oct. 17 on Tulane's Uptown campus. The space offers students and professors access to fabrication tools such as laser cutters, lathes, milling machines and 3D printers. Ackerman is medical director of the Ackerman Cancer Center, a...

Oct 15, 2019 - Barri Bronston

In 2013, residents of Cow Island, located in the southwestern Louisiana parish of Vermilion, successfully sued a pharmaceutical company to pay $5 million for cleanup of arsenic-contaminated soil and water. The suit, which stemmed from a local priest’s battle with cancer, claimed that the arsenic...

Oct 07, 2019 - Tulane Today

Tulane's School of Science and Engineering worked with several middle school boys, in grades fifth through seventh, on Saturday, Oct. 5, at its annual Boys at Tulane in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) workshop. The workshop aims to support and inspire young boys' interests in STEM...

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