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Tulane study points to natural cause for arsenic-tainted water
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...

Sep 26, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Meghan Bush, an engineering physics senior at Tulane University, would like to work at NASA one day, and if her recent experience at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland is any indication, NASA would be lucky to have her. Bush, interning in the Photovoltaic and Electrochemical Systems Branch...

Sep 19, 2019 - Jill Dorje

It’s a valuable opportunity when undergraduates can collaborate on research with university faculty, and programs like the Summer Materials Research at Tulane – Research Experience for Undergraduates (SMART-REU) are creating more such possibilities. The SMART-REU is a 10-week summer program that...

Sep 18, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane team selected to compete in the APT/PBS reality show “Make48” may take home a top prize. But you’ll have to tune in to see just what the team invented and where it placed out of 12 national collegiate teams. Billed as the “world’s fastest invention competition,” “Make48" is a MakerSpace-...

Sep 17, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University senior James Rogers has been charting a course in the name of research since he arrived on campus in the fall of 2016. Rogers’ journey has led him from New Orleans to Bethesda, Md., across the Atlantic to Scotland and, most recently, Switzerland, where he spent the summer as a...

Aug 27, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University materials physics and engineering scientist is one of only 10 scientists being honored nationally by the U.S. Department of Energy. Michael Naguib, an assistant professor in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, is the winner of a Ten at Ten Award  from the energy...

Aug 12, 2019 - Barri Bronston

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...

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