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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...
Apr 06, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Students conduct experiments in the advanced physics laboratory in F. Edward Hebert Hall circa 1910. At the time of its construction, it was the only laboratory on the south designed exclusively for physics research including little or no iron in its construction (for magnetic reasons), slate slabs...

Mar 29, 2017 - Leslie Cardé

Does the notion of artificial intelligence have you conjuring up Hollywood’s images of cyborgs, posing as humans, coming back from the future to change the fate of the world? Or is the mere concept of AI (as scientists refer to it) emblematic of a world in which sentient computers like HAL, from...

Mar 23, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Tulane engineering students shovel coal in the boiler room of the Heat and Power Plant  in the old engineering building, currently part of the School of Science and Engineering lab complex behind Blessey Hall as a part of the mechanic arts program circa 1900. 

Mar 23, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Computer science at Tulane University, eliminated after Hurricane Katrina but brought back in 2012, has taken another leap forward with the creation of a doctoral program that aims to produce leading researchers and further prepare computer scientists for the job market. “From the outset, our...

Mar 16, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Newcomb College students stand next to the Tulane blarney stone after being elected as the court for the St. Patrick’s dance in 1948. Organized by the Engineer's Technological Atelier, an engineering spirit organization, the dance was named for St. Patrick since he is the patron saint of...

Mar 16, 2017 - Claire Davenport

There should be more to a faculty-student relationship than three 50-minute classes per week and a set of office hours. That’s why the Tulane Department of Housing and Residence Life is transforming the on-campus living experience with the new Faculty Mentor Program, which is designed to create...

Mar 15, 2017 - Jamie Logan

From engineering better medicines to finding ways to provide access to clean water, global problems are getting attention from Tulane University students. Tulane is the newest member of the national Grand Challenge Scholars Program, organized by the National Academy of Engineering to tackle 14 of...

Mar 14, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, a new Tulane University study concludes. The study by researchers in Tulane’s Department...

Feb 02, 2017 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a summer undergraduate research opportunity on Tulane’s uptown campus. The Summer Materials Research at Tulane (SMART) program is a 10-week multidisciplinary research experience for undergraduates incorporating the...

Jan 25, 2017 - Leslie Carde

Amble just a stone’s throw downriver of Mardi Gras World, upriver of the Crescent City Connection Bridge, on the East Bank of the mighty Mississippi River in New Orleans, and you’ll note a sleek, modernistic grey building with water-retention gardens in front. Within the interestingly patterned...

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