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Tulane professor wins $2 million grant to make coffee growing more sustainable
For coffee drinkers, there’s nothing like that first sip in the morning. For Tulane University researchers studying the sustainability of coffee in Honduras, the stakes are far higher than a tempting cup of joe. Honduras is one of the world’s top coffee producing countries, but the growing global...
Apr 25, 2021 - Rafal Komendarczyk, Albert Vitter, Mahir Can

Dear SSE Community, All of us have been deeply saddened by the recent passing of our friend and colleague Sławomir Kwasik, “Slawek”, Professor of Mathematics at Tulane. We would like to take a minute of your time to say a few words about the exceptional quality of Slawek’s research. Slawek’s...

Apr 16, 2021 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University will invest $5.7 million to significantly expand the Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI) into a university-wide center focused on  finding better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and translate scientific discoveries into medical practices that...

Apr 14, 2021 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) has received a nearly $1 million grant to fund research infrastructure that will encourage more collaborations across Tulane and the region in material sciences. The five-year $996,981 grant from the Louisiana Board of...

Apr 12, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Artificial intelligence experts from Tulane University and the University of Maryland have received a Google Scholar Research Award to develop better ways of promoting diversity and fairness in a variety of pipeline and selection problems, including hiring, graduate school admission and customer...

Apr 07, 2021 - Barri Bronston

For the past five years, the Tulane chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been working on a water-access project for Laquigo, an Ecuadorian village where residents typically get much of their water from ditches. The group had planned to spend part of the summer of 2020 in Laquigo, working on the...

Mar 23, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A new study co-authored by a Tulane University geoscientist shows that human efforts to tame the Mississippi River may have had an unintended positive effect: more rapid transport of carbon to the ocean. The paper, published in AGU Advances, describes the work of a team of researchers who set out...

Mar 16, 2021 - Barri Bronston

One in six men being treated for advanced prostate cancer experiences a reduced sense of smell and taste, a symptom that could cause increased anxiety among patients because it is also a side effect of COVID-19, according to Tulane researchers. A study published in the journal Supportive Care in...

Mar 11, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A team of Tulane University biomedical engineering students has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 11th Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition at Rice University. Team CerFix will join 35 student teams from national and international universities as they present low...

Mar 09, 2021 -

Since we last published a newsletter, so much has happened. Tulane has over and over demonstrated our motto, translated as “not for one’s self, but for one’s own” as we came back together as a community this fall. Thanks to a heroic effort from so many, Tulane was able to stand up its own testing...

Mar 08, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Scientists from Tulane University are part of an international team of researchers whose study of the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands provides vital information about future volcanic activity on the islands. Their most recent research was published this month in...

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