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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...
Jun 07, 2017 - Mary Ann Travis

A. Baldwin Wood, an 1899 Tulane graduate, is a legend for his invention of the Wood Screw Pump, which has been used for more than a hundred years to drain rainwater from the canals that crisscross New Orleans.   Now Dan Grandal, a 1993 Tulane graduate, is about to make his own engineering mark for...

Jun 06, 2017 - Photo by Ryan Rivet

Carla Joseph, left, a first-year graduate student in chemical engineering, holds plates of bacterial colonies in an anaerobic chamber as assistant professor Nicholas Sandoval looks on. The Sandoval lab works on the development and application of advanced synthetic biology tools for model and non-...

Jun 01, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Engineering students, from left, T.M. Logan, A. Baldwin Wood and John S. Harris work in the Electrical Engineering Laboratory circa 1898. Wood later designed and installed the huge screw pumps that continue to drain rainwater from the streets of New Orleans today.  

May 30, 2017 - New Wave staff

Tulane University’s Reunion Weekend set the stage for the Emeritus Club induction ceremony and awards, the annual alumni event that honors two distinguished classmates. This year the Emeritus Club welcomed the Class of 1967 into its ranks during their undergraduate 50th Reunion, and bestowed...

May 26, 2017 - Mary Cross

More than 60 Posse scholars applied, but only five college sophomores from across the nation were selected as the inaugural group of Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows. In that number was Tulane University student Younes Boulares, who has demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills early in his...

May 26, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Terry McAfee, a post doc researcher in the physics department, prepares to start the Automatic Continuous Online Monitoring Polymerization system in the lab of Professor Wayne Reed on Friday in the Merryl and Sam Israel, Jr. Environmental Sciences Building. The system, also known as ACOMP,...

May 20, 2017 - Faith Dawson

Tulane University President Mike Fitts gave the 2,800 members of the Class of 2017 a commencement speech chock-full of humorous student vernacular. “I don’t understand most of what I’m about to say,” he deadpanned, before referring to them as being “on fleek” (looking great)  and ending up as “fam...

May 18, 2017 - Faith Dawson

Two President’s Awards for Graduate and Professional Teaching will be bestowed during Commencement 2017. The recipients are Janet C. Hoeffel, Catherine D. Pierson Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School, and Victor Moll, professor of mathematics in the School of Science and Engineering. (...

May 17, 2017 - Faith Dawson

The recipients of the 2017 Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellowships are Elisabeth McMahon, associate professor in the Department of History and Africana Studies in the School of Liberal Arts; and Beth Wee, senior professor of practice in the Department of Psychology and associate dean for...

May 16, 2017 - Barri Bronston

An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments within the School of Science and Engineering has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000. Representing the...

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