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Just do it – Runsdorf Award winners embody the spirit of public service
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...
Dec 20, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Hannah Frank, a bat expert in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, will share in a $1.25 million award for new research in detecting and mitigating emerging animal-borne infectious diseases. The award, part of the first Scialog: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats initiative, was given...

Dec 16, 2021 - Lance Sumler

Tulane University professor Chenzhong Li, PhD, has been named a 2021 fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), an honor that is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. Li, professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry at Tulane University School...

Dec 15, 2021 - Jill Dorje

Though 2021 presented many challenges, there were also numerous achievements and moments to celebrate. Below are Tulane Today’s most read stories of 2021. Class of 2025 Even amid a global pandemic, Tulane shattered institutional records by receiving over 45,000 applications for the Class of 2025....

Dec 13, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

The alumnus whose name is synonymous with Tulane men's basketball is now providing the lead gift to build the pre-eminent student residence hall in the university’s new residential village currently taking shape along McAlister Way on the uptown campus. The gift from real estate magnate Avron B....

Nov 30, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Geologist Cynthia Ebinger, a professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has won the 2021 George P. Woollard Award from the Geological Society of America. Ebinger, the Marshall-Heape Chair in Geology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, was honored for...

Nov 29, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Michelle Sanchez, a senior professor of practice in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been named the winner of the Ada Lovelace STEM Educator Award for her contributions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The awards committee cited Sanchez’...

Nov 19, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced New Orleans public school teachers to switch from in-person instruction to a virtual or hybrid setting, the transition left many feeling anxious over their ability to impact student learning, according to a multi-agency study led by Tulane University. The study by...

Nov 18, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Two new studies led by former Tulane University doctoral students show the likely benefits of land building by river diversions, despite these deposits initially causing rapid subsidence in coastal Louisiana. Published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, the papers focus on...

Nov 17, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When Jim Dillard graduated from Tulane University in 1987 with a master’s degree in biomedical engineering, he knew there was one professor he wanted to stay in touch with – Cedric Walker. Having received his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering two years earlier, he had gotten to know...

Nov 11, 2021 -

The Mathematics Department is proud to announce that Dr. Ricardo Cortez and Dr. Victor Moll are highlighted in Testimonios: Stories of Latinx and Hispanic Mathematicians. Their stories are inspirational and thought provoking. Testimonios: Stories of Latinx and Hispanic Mathematicians A co-...

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