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From Ecuador to the streets of New Orleans, Tulane engineering has no borders
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...
Aug 29, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Convocation is a celebration of all things Tulane with a sweet shot of New Orleans flavor. 

Aug 01, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Butterfly specimens are displayed under glass in the Diversity of Life lab on the uptown campus. According to an old wives’ tale, the term butterfly is derived from the belief that the insect stole milk and butter. A more common idea is that the name is based on the yellow or cream colors of many...

Jul 26, 2016 - Claire Davenport

While many Tulane University students leave New Orleans for the summer, Taylor McCrady, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical engineering, traded her vacation time for experience through an internship with LaCell, a company that generates stem cells for scientific research.  ...

Jul 21, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Mason Varuso, a senior at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy, focuses on his project for Intro to Electronics, which is part of the Tulane Science Scholars Program for high school students to earn college credit. Other classes include animal behavior, chemical engineering, computer...

Jul 20, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Eric Bowie, left, gently examines the parts a crawfish as Quinlan Carroll looks on. Mudbug dissection is a requirement in the Diversity of Life course held each summer in the Science and Engineering complex on Tulane’s uptown campus.

Jul 18, 2016 - Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano

By devising and creating different landforms using stream tables, sand, gravel, and rocks, students in Physical Geology Lab explore how water creates various landforms, like stream channels and deltas, through erosion, transport, and deposition of sediment.   

Jul 12, 2016 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Reda Amer, a professor of practice in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, lectures to his Introduction to Geographic Information Systems class in the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. The GIS course teaches a computer system designed to capture, store and analyze different...

Jun 20, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University biology professor David Heins has been inducted as a fellow of the Linnean Society of London, the world’s oldest active biological society and a leading forum for debate and discussion of natural history. Heins’ research focuses on the life history and evolutionary ecology of...

Jun 20, 2016 - New Wave staff

Tulane University alumna Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, and former head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, will speak in New Orleans during the American Society for Engineering Education’s 123rd annual conference.  The event takes...

Jun 13, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Competition was stiff, but in the end, Tulane University associate professor of computer science Ramgopal Mettu and 2015 Tulane graduate Samuel Lensgraf came up winners. Their paper — “Beyond Layers: A 3-D–Aware Toolpath Algorithm for Fused Filament Fabrication” — beat the likes of “Control of...

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