Tulane Home Tulane Shield logo linking to site home page

News

 

 

Tulane ecologist recruiting students for new scholars’ program
For more than a decade, Jordan Karubian, an ecologist at Tulane University, and his Tulane colleagues have been taking students to northwest Ecuador, leading them on a research journey through one of the world’s major conservation hotspots for biodiversity. Their Project Ecuador program has had...
Aug 01, 2017 - Mary Sparacello

Tulane University rising junior Hannah Kent is investigating the links between ancient Greek tragedy and modern combat veterans. “The question is whether human experience is universal,” she said. “We live in a very different society from ancient Greece … But I think the classics do have a role in...

Jul 27, 2017 - Mary Sparacello

Tulane University senior Clare Lister didn’t spend much time in a typical classroom during her study abroad semester in Tanzania this spring. Instead, she went on safari to learn about wildlife conservation, to a homestay in a remote village to learn about Maasai culture and to a rainforest reserve...

Jul 26, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Two Tulane scientists and a graduate student are among 40 national winners of the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award, which honors professionals from underrepresented groups who have made a difference in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The winners –...

Jul 24, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A recent discovery by a team of researchers led by Tulane University advances fundamental knowledge that could one day lead to more energy-efficient computers, televisions, cellphones and other electronics. The researchers’ discovery of a new magnetic topological semimetal is featured in the latest...

Jul 12, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Many studies say capturing Mississippi River sand through diversions is key to rebuilding Louisiana’s vanishing coast. But a new study in the open-access journal Earth Surface Dynamics of an old levee breach, or crevasse, along Bayou Lafourche indicates that mud, the most plentiful sediment type...

Jul 05, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Angel Allen has a long way to go before she has to decide on a career path. But if you ask her now, the rising eighth-grader at Paul Habans Charter School will tell you that she wants to be an engineer. She wants to design cars that are powered by wind energy, and hopes her love of math and science...

Jul 03, 2017 - Mary Cross

The Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) welcomes 104 high school students from all over the United States and China this summer to take their first steps toward pursuing STEM careers. Michelle Hewlett Sanchez, a Tulane alumna, professor of practice and director for K-12 STEM outreach for the...

Jun 27, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Dylan Lawrence, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, adjusts a preclinical, high resolution ultrasound system modified to generate photoacoustic images of oxygen saturation of the placenta. His research, in the laboratory of Dr. Carolyn Bayer, seeks to improve the diagnoses and treatment...

Jun 20, 2017 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Leila Pashazanusi, a PhD student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the School of Science and Engineering, examines biosensors made in a carbon nanotube (CNT) in the Pesika Lab Group in Flower Hall. Because of their high surface area, CNT biosensors are particularly...

Jun 09, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

On day one of the General Electric (GE) Girls summer program hosted by Tulane University, 13-year-old Ronae Clayton had her future plans all lined up. “I’m going to be a five-star chef and own a restaurant,” she said. By day four of the weeklong camp, Clayton’s plans had become fuzzy. She knew what...

Pages