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Tulane’s River-Coastal Science and Engineering Department receives $3 million gift
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....
Jun 26, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

What if a material could be made to mimic another material? That’s a challenge that Tulane physicists Gerard McCaul, a postdoctoral researcher, and Denys Bondar, assistant professor of physics and engineering physics, tackled, along with co-authors, in two papers recently published in Physical...

Jun 22, 2020 - Faith Dawson

The School of Science and Engineering recently announced two professors as recipients of the Dean’s Hero Award, a new award that recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary service, especially during this challenging time. The Spring 2020 recipient is Ricardo Cortez, the William...

Jun 22, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University has been awarded a share of a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to transform research and education in advanced manufacturing and materials throughout Louisiana. The award establishes the Louisiana Material Design Alliance (LAMDA) which, in addition to Tulane, includes...

Jun 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

In response to an unprecedented four openings of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in the last five years and with the possibility of more climate-driven river floods, a new Tulane University study has demonstrated the efficacy of upper river diversions as a means to improve river management and reduce the...

Jun 15, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Aristotle coined the phrase “nature abhors a vacuum,” but a team of Tulane University researchers says their latest study proves there are exceptions to the rule.   The phrase expresses the idea that unfilled spaces go against the laws of nature and physics and that every space needs to be filled...

Jun 09, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

Thomas Sherry has spent his career studying how nature works. A Tulane professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, he concentrates on birds, especially the diversity of species of tropical birds. He’s also Siegel Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and...

Jun 04, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

Diamonds, those precious, sparkling jewels, are known as the hardest materials on Earth. They are a high-pressure form of carbon and found deep in the ground. While diamonds are commonly thought of as hard and stable, carbon from about 100 miles beneath the African plate is being brought to...

May 22, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Given the present-day rate of global sea-level rise, remaining marshes in the Mississippi Delta are likely to drown, according to a new Tulane University study. A key finding of the study, published in Science Advances is that coastal marshes experience tipping points, where a small increase in the...

May 20, 2020 - Tulane Today staff

Four Tulane University faculty members received university-wide teaching awards at the end of the Spring 2020 semester — two Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows Awards for Undergraduate Teaching, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching, student advising, and instructional...

May 13, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University will hold the second in a series of virtual Tulane Innovation webinars Monday, May 18, with a discussion of its leading role in the race for COVID-19 treatments, tests and a vaccine. Moderated by Kimberly Foster, dean of the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, the second...

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