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Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans, study says
A new study of nearly every delta on the planet shows how river delta shapes and sizes around the world are changing due to human activity – both for the good and bad. The study, carried out by a Dutch/American team that includes present and former Tulane University researchers, demonstrates how...
Apr 24, 2015 - Arthur Nead

It's not exactly Jaws, but Tulane University is hosting a unique guest—a small and very rare species of shark, nicknamed the “pocket shark.” Just five and a half inches long, the specimen is archived in the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection at the Tulane Biodiversity Research Institute in Belle...

Feb 24, 2015 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University has been selected by the National Science Foundation as an NSF Innovation Corps Site, making it the focus of a three-year effort to move technology-based research into the marketplace. This effort promises to further the growth of New Orleans as a hub for careers in technology,...

Jan 22, 2015 - Barri Bronston

Brian Mitchell, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University, has been named the Council of Graduate Schools/National Science Foundation Dean-in-Residence for 2015-16. Mitchell, who served as Tulane’s associate provost for graduate studies and research from 2006 to 2014...

Jan 16, 2015 - Josh Bates

Late game dramatics resulted in a 71-70 win for Tulane University women’s basketball over the University of Central Florida on Jan. 13, but another feat also took place during the game. Senior guard Jamie Kaplan hit the 500 career assists mark, becoming just the second player ever at Tulane to...

Oct 06, 2014 - Arthur Nead

If that mockingbird won’t sing, could lead be the problem? Tulane University researcher Renata Ribeiro wants to find out by setting up bird feeders around homes throughout New Orleans as part of a yearlong project funded by the Morris Animal Foundation. Research has shown that older New Orleans...

Sep 19, 2014 - Barri Bronston

The National Science Foundation has awarded a group of 14 Louisiana and Mississippi researchers – including four from Tulane University – up to $6 million to develop tools that will help strengthen the regional workforce and broaden opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

Apr 10, 2014 - Kirby Messinger

Celebrating Excellence in ResearchWhen chemistry professor Russell Schmehl joined Tulane University in 1982, he considered it a privilege to be a part of a research-focused university. More than 30 years later, he is being honored for his dedication to Tulane, his research, and his students....

Apr 11, 2013 - Temple Ruff

On April 11, the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering held its seventh annual Research Day, recognizing the academic contributions and influential achievements of its faculty and students. Held in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, the gathering commenced with a...

May 13, 2011 - Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. This year’s four outstanding Tulane teachers have proven that art in the classroom. At the annual Unified Commencement Ceremony on Thursday (May 12), these faculty members were singled out as Tulane’s best teachers...

Nov 10, 2010 - New Wave Staff

Engaging in interactive demonstrations varying from regenerative medicine to assistive technology that helps disabled persons, 86 students from 16 New Orleans-area middle schools discovered the world of biomedical engineering with a visit to Tulane University. Donald Gaver, right, professor and...

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