Skip to main content
Tulane Home Tulane Home

News

 

 

Tulane researcher awarded grant for study on weed invasion
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...
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...

Apr 30, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University will kick off the virtual Tulane Innovation series Monday, May 4, with a webinar on COVID-19’s health disparities and public impacts. Moderated by best-selling biographer Walter Isaacson, who is also the Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane, the first...

Apr 24, 2020 - Sharon Lurye

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University a $100,000 contract to collect data from approximately 150,000 school websites across the country to see how the nation’s...

Apr 20, 2020 - Faith Dawson

  While everyone is still isolating, quarantining or keeping socially distant, there might be enough time to fit in a new hobby, one with a Tulane connection: raptor reporting.   Jennifer Coulson, PhD, of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in the School of Science and Engineering,...

Apr 06, 2020 - Alicia Serrano

As hospitals and healthcare workers are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies, several departments and organizations at Tulane University are doing their part to help, including the Department of Chemistry. Corinne Gibb, Tulane research associate, and Paolo Suating,...

Mar 26, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University is announcing a special initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19. As a university with a strong tradition of...

Mar 16, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The massive Thwaites Glacier, on the continent of Antarctica, is more than 7,000 miles from Blessey Hall, the Tulane University building where geologist Brent Goehring teaches such classes as Isotopes in the Environment, Geologic Dating Methods and Physical Geology. But the Thwaites Glacier— a...

Mar 03, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Nicholas Mattei, an assistant professor of computer science at Tulane University, wants to change the way people think about artificial intelligence.   “I hope to ground the conversation about the impacts of artificial intelligence and technology on our society,” Mattei said. “Much of the popular...

Pages