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Tulane wins share of $35 million Department of Energy clean energy grant
Tulane University will share in a U.S. Department of Energy award designed to advance new technologies to decarbonize the biorefining processes used to convert organic material, such as plant matter, into fuel. The effort cuts across the energy, transportation and agriculture sectors. The Tulane...
Apr 11, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Nine student finalists in the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge will address a panel of judges with their ideas for improving the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology on Friday, April 13, from 2-5 p.m. in Room 124 of the Goldring/Woldenberg Complex. Challenge ...

Apr 11, 2018 - Mary Cross

Karen Johannesson, a professor of geochemistry and chemical hydrogeology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Researcher Award Thursday, April 12, during the 12th annual School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Research Day. A pioneer in the field of...

Apr 11, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new Tulane University study concludes that the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss. The study, published...

Apr 10, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane senior and Maker Ninja Chase Schober, left, watches closely as first-year student Addie Duncan tightens a drill bit on a precision drill press at the MakerSpace. Schober was introducing Duncan to a variety of equipment in the facility as part of safety training needed to operate certain...

Apr 09, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Kimberly Foster, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), will become the new dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering. The appointment, announced by Tulane Provost Robin Forman and President Michael Fitts, is effective...

Apr 06, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: From flooding on the Mississippi to the lasting impact of the show Portlandia, Tulane experts took on a number of different topics. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to talk Trump. Isaacson also recently...

Apr 03, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane’s uptown campus is home to state-of-the-art research laboratories that provide access to highly sophisticated core resources to pursue cutting-edge research. Not far away, in downtown New Orleans, is the Tulane University Health Sciences Center, which includes the Tulane Medical Center, the...

Apr 02, 2018 - Benjamin Morris

He’s never had the pigments formally checked, but it’s safe to say that Brian Barcelo’s (Engineering 1965) blood runs olive and blue. Son of a large native New Orleans family, Barcelo’s father, brothers, and uncles all attended Tulane, his aunts worked on staff at the university, and his wife Gail...

Mar 28, 2018 - New Wave staff

Tulane-trained engineer Jorge E. Nagel once helped doctor a robotic car to a historic finish in a U.S. Defense Department–sponsored race. Now he’s engineering a new career for himself as a first-year student at Tulane School of Medicine. Nagel is the recipient of a 2017 medical school scholarship...

Mar 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Bruce Gibb, a chemistry professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry. The United Kingdom-based organization brings together chemists from around the world to advance the chemical sciences and each...

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