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Triple major and honors student completes coursework, navigating 13-hour time difference
One need only peruse his resumé to recognize just how demanding the past four years at Tulane University have been for Kaiyu Wang, a graduating senior from China. A triple major in chemistry, mathematics and economics, Wang boasts numerous awards, honor society memberships, published research,...
Jan 02, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

In the lab of Kyriakos Papadopoulos, in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, researchers experiment with various crude oil samples and chemicals (pictured) in search of ways to treat crude oil-contaminated sand using an environmentally safe approach. 

Jan 02, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University professor Michael Mislove has received a $3.67 million grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to help develop cutting-edge technology related to quantum computing. The goal of the project is to develop tools and related methodologies for designing and...

Dec 14, 2017 - Mary Cross

During the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Board of Advisors meeting on Friday, Dec. 8, in the Lavin-Bernick Center, former SSE dean Nick Altiero waited in anticipation to view his official portrait, which was painted to commemorate his innovative approach for integrating science and...

Dec 12, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

After creating eroded copper particles, Jeremy Wright, a doctoral candidate working in the lab of professor Brian Mitchell in the Tulane Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, transfers the particles for analysis to determine if nanoparticles are present. The nanoparticles will...

Dec 12, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse-control issues than females, with the ultimate goal of developing more effective preventative and treatment strategies. Psychology and neuroscience professor Jill Daniel, director of the Tulane Brain Institute, received a two-...

Dec 12, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Karubian Lab has released a new five-year, two-part study on the populations of brown pelicans along the Gulf Coast. The work charts the birds’ ability to rebound from near extinction in the state of Louisiana as a result of storms and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.   The...

Dec 10, 2017 - New Wave staff

Campaign plans are in place to propel Tulane University into a grand future. See highlights from Friday’s events where the $1.3 billion fundraising goal was announced. View the video below. The full video from the Big Reveal can be viewed here.

Nov 29, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane second-year students Helen Weierbach, center, and Sian Grosskopf, right, discuss Landen Density, artwork by Katherine Strasser and Victor Moll, left, professor of mathematics, at the opening of the 2017 Computational Art Show. Sponsored by the Center for Computational Science, the annual...

Nov 29, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America, not to the loss and degrading of forest in the United States where the songbird breeds. The study by Caz Taylor, an associate...

Nov 28, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Meysam Shahami, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, extracts reacted benzene in the lab of Daniel Shantz. The solution will be used to analyze how much phenol is produced using a one-step reaction. Researchers hope to simplify the process of producing phenol which is used...

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