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Tulane researcher working to turn waste to fuel wins NSF Career Award
Nicholas Sandoval, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Early Career Award. The $507,000 award will allow Sandoval and his team of graduate students to continue their work on a type of bacteria with...
Jul 29, 2019 - Aryanna Gamble

In the Academic Year in Review, Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts presents the university’s most extraordinary achievements of the 2018–19 academic year. The theme, “The Power of Tulane,” serves to highlight the people and programs that take on global challenges while also serving the...

Jul 18, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A team of researchers, including two from Tulane University, has identified a new species of pocket shark, following careful study of a pocket shark that made international headlines in 2015 after it was brought to the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection at the Tulane University Biodiversity Research...

Jul 16, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University has named research scientist Tony Hu, PhD, a pioneer in developing advanced diagnostics for personalized medicine, as its second endowed presidential chair.   To fill presidential chairs, Tulane recruits exceptional, internationally recognized scholars whose work transcends...

Jul 01, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher will study the effectiveness of an intervention to address trauma in mothers and their children as part of a four-year grant that will bring the family-focused project to New Orleans area Head Start centers. Under the $500,000 grant from the National Institute of...

Jun 24, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

Three Tulane University undergraduate students from the School of Science and Engineering were recognized for their achievements in the classroom and the laboratory with a pair of national awards. Rising seniors Nathalie Clarke and Danielle (Nelle) Kulick were named 2019 Goldwater Scholars by The...

Jun 12, 2019 - Benjamin Morris

During spring award season, each new year is an opportunity to celebrate the year’s progress and achievements. On April 4, the Tulane School of Science and Engineering (SSE) honored 2019’s outstanding alumni; on April 11, SSE continued the season by honoring mathematics Professor Mac Hyman with the...

May 29, 2019 - Barri Bronston

When Hannah Eherenfeldt and Benjamin Knapp were navigating the college application process five years ago, they fell in love with Tulane and everything it had to offer aspiring biomedical engineers.   They didn’t know each other at the time – Eherenfeldt is from San Diego and Knapp from Guilford,...

May 22, 2019 - Barri Bronston

In the program for the upcoming 13th World Congress of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell later this year in China, new PhD graduate Derek Dashti is described as a “renowned speaker” alongside some of the world’s most accomplished scientists and young investigators. “It’s a thrill just to be in...

May 22, 2019 - Tulane Today staff

Five Tulane University faculty members received universitywide teaching awards during the 2019 Commencement ceremony — two Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows Awards for Undergraduate Teaching, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching, student advising, and instructional...

May 18, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

“Wherever you go, don’t forget the lessons of this place,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, told graduates at Tulane University Commencement on Saturday, May 18.  More than 3,000 candidates representing all 50 states, more than 50 countries, and each of the university’s nine schools earned their academic...

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