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Tulane awarded $5 million to find out if recycled glass can help save Louisiana wetlands
For the past 12 months, Tulane University scientists and engineers have been working almost non-stop to prove that sand made from recycled glass can help prevent coastal land loss. They’ve shown that the material can grow native marsh grasses and willow trees, is non-toxic to marine life and can...
May 27, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Experiencing a frightening event is likely something you’ll never forget. But why does it stay with you when other kinds of occurrences become increasingly difficult to recall with the passage of time? A team of neuroscientists from the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering and Tufts...

May 25, 2022 - Hunter Jones

Twenty students from the Newcomb-Tulane College Class of 2022 were awarded membership to the William Wallace Peery Society, the university's top academic honor for undergraduates. It recognizes exceptional seniors who represent the top 1% of their graduating class for academic achievement. The...

May 18, 2022 - Jill Dorje

Public service is a hallmark of the Tulane student experience; however, some students go above and beyond in achieving the Tulane ideal of excelling academically by using their skills and knowledge in service to the community. Two such students are Ron’Janiele “Nelly” Bruce and Mollie Sloter, the...

May 18, 2022 - Alicia Serrano Bilich

When Tran Nguyen-Phuong first entered her freshman year at Tulane, she had a rocky and overwhelming transition. “I went through that phase of ‘This is a new environment. These are new people. Where’s my place? Where do I fit in in this community?’” she said. Nguyen-Phuong is a first-generation...

May 13, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Cynthia Ebinger, the Marshall-Heape Professor in the Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named one of 14 Jefferson Science Fellows by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. As a Fellow, Ebinger will spend the next year as a full-time...

May 12, 2022 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University math professor Lisa Fauci has won a prestigious research grant from the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO),a non-profit organization, based in Strasbourg, France, that funds basic research in life sciences. Fauci and a team of researchers from the...

May 11, 2022 - Barri Bronston

When Shelby White, Arya Monticino, Alexis LaRosa, and Jasmine Kiley, all students in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, joined forces to enter the Eighth Annual Novel Tech Challenge, they knew they wanted to design something for women with limited access to health care. In...

May 06, 2022 - Tulane Today Staff

A visitor to the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection, housed within the Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute, examines a specimen during a workshop hosted by A Studio in the Woods, “Fishes: Masters of Adaptation – Workshop and Tour of the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection.”  The workshop...

May 05, 2022 - Barri Bronston

A team from the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering has developed a new family of two-dimensional materials that researchers say has promising applications, including in advanced electronics and high-capacity batteries. Led by Michael Naguib, an assistant professor in the Department...

May 03, 2022 - Becca Hildner

Louisiana is losing land to coastal erosion at the rate of one football field every 100 minutes. According to Franziska Trautmann, an alumna of the School of Science and Engineering and co-founder of Glass Half Full, it doesn’t have to be this way. She recently spoke to Tulane’s On Good...

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