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Tulane bestows 2020 teaching awards on four faculty members
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...
Jun 07, 2018 - Mary Ann Travis

From Somaliland to El Salvador, Peru to Guatemala, Davette Gadison has brought her passion for justice to her studies in forensic anthropology — drawn to mass gravesites in countries torn apart by civil war. This spring, however, Gadison stayed right here in southeast Louisiana. Using ground-...

Jun 07, 2018 - Photo by Sally Asher

Physics graduate student Vera Ji, right, explains photolithography to LightLab program participant Willo Rachel during the one-week research session in the lab of Matthew Escarra, assistant professor in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering. Participating middle school students are from Paul...

Jun 07, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A team from Tulane University is one of 12 collegiate teams nationwide selected to compete in the APT/PBS reality show “Make48.” The competition will be taped Aug. 10-12 at the Stanley Black and Decker Innovation Lab near Baltimore. Billed as the “world’s fastest invention competition,” “Make48” is...

Jun 05, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University physicist has concluded a study that he says will help scientists unravel the mystery of high temperature superconductivity and aid in designing a material that can deliver superconductivity at room temperature. A superconductor is a material that, when cooled to a temperature...

Jun 01, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Video transcript: From blood pressure guidelines to national anthem protests, Tulane experts made national news for a number of topics. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. The Soul Queen of New Orleans is now a doctor. Tulane awarded Grammy-winner Irma Thomas an honorary doctorate at the...

May 23, 2018 - Faith Dawson

When hurricanes Irma and Maria passed over the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2017, Samantha Tigner immediately worried for the safety of a childhood friend who lived there. The friend and her family were OK, Tigner learned, but the pair of natural disasters wrecked the islands’ tourism-driven economy and...

May 22, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A newly published paper co-authored by Julie Markant, assistant professor in the School of Science and Engineering, proposes a new theoretical model to examine the ways infants learn and retain information. The paper, “Attention and Perceptual Learning Interact in the Development of the Other-Race...

May 21, 2018 - Faith Dawson

When Sophie Rhines arrived at Tulane University, she was not set on a specific major or a specific path for post-graduation plans. She knew she enjoyed science, but she also wanted to fit her love of dance into her college education. Now, as a brand-new alumna of the Class of 2018, Rhines will use...

May 19, 2018 - Faith Dawson

A jubilant atmosphere prevailed as nearly 3,000 Tulane University students convened in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — many ready to celebrate with flags of home countries, second-line umbrellas and bouquets in hand — on Saturday, May 19, during the Unified Commencement Ceremony. The graduation...

May 17, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: As we celebrate the graduating class of 2018, some Tulane alumni are making national headlines. That’s part of Tulane News in Review. Ellen paid tribute to Brian McKenna, a Tulane graduate who recently passed away. Brian’s story of strength and his friendship with fellow Tulane alumnus...

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