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Cowen Institute receives Kresge Foundation grant to support mental health of college students
The Cowen Institute at Tulane University has been awarded a grant by The Kresge Foundation to support a “NOLA Mental Health and Wellness Pilot” program for New Orleans college students. The grant will fund a partnership between the mental health app MetaPro, and post-secondary focused organizations...
Jan 11, 2021 - Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D.

Though delayed due to COVID-19, the next group of students who completed the River Science and Engineering Graduate Certificate gathered to receive their certificates by Zoom, and joined students and faculty from New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA, Vicksburg, MS, Louisville, KY and St. Paul, MN.  The...

Jan 11, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, is the winner of the 2021 ASME Y.C. Fung Early Career Award for outstanding contributions to the field of bioengineering through research to advance understanding of the female reproductive system. The award...

Dec 10, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been accepted into the AGU Bridge Program, an initiative designed to recruit and retain underrepresented students who are applying to geoscience graduate schools. AGU (American Geophysical Union) is the nation’s largest...

Oct 19, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Noxious weed invasions represent a major threat to the productivity of rangelands, and in the U.S., invasive plants occupy over 100 million acres of rangeland estimated to cause $5 billion in annual losses. “We need to understand what factors promote invasion, so that those factors can be targeted...

Oct 05, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Kathleen Ferris, an assistant professor in the Tulane University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been awarded a $1.2 million grant for research that could lead to a better understanding of how organisms adapt to harsh environments and how new species are formed. The five-year...

Oct 02, 2020 - Tulane Today

Alexander B. Simon and Alexander D. Wise, both recent graduates from Tulane’s chemical and biomolecular engineering program, participated in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or NSF I-Corps, program this past summer.  Their team, Articular Solutions, included Noshir Pesika, chemical...

Sep 28, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering (SSE) has received a $2 million gift to establish and endow the Charlotte Beyer Hubbell Chair in River-Coastal Science and Engineering. Hubbell has also contributed $1 million to create the River-Coastal Science and Engineering Excellence Fund....

Sep 24, 2020 - Tulane Today staff

As Climate Week draws to a close, Tulane faculty are reflecting on what they have learned through their lectures and participation in climate change events across the country over the past week. One emerging theme is the growing demand for a climate-educated workforce. With global economies...

Sep 22, 2020 - Barri Bronston

A team of researchers at Tulane University used Google search data to examine trends in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and based on that search, say panic attacks could be affecting millions. The study was led  by Michael Hoerger, an assistant professor of psychology in the Tulane...

Sep 21, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Bruce C. Gibb, a professor of chemistry at the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has received a rare and coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Creativity Extension Award.   The two-year NSF Creativity Extension honor will be for his NSF-funded project titled “...

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