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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...
Sep 15, 2016 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana's vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest...

Sep 09, 2016 - Faith Dawson

Twenty-nine undergraduate and graduate students make up the first group of Cowen Scholars for the 2016–17 academic year. The program, a fund of endowed scholarships, recognizes President Scott Cowen’s leadership, passion and service to Tulane and to the New Orleans community, and espouses his...

Sep 06, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Sarah Gray, an assistant professor of psychology at Tulane University, has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant through the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. A NARSAD grant is one of the highest distinctions in the field of mental health research. Less than 200 researchers receive...

Aug 30, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Six New Orleans public schools have been selected to participate in a Tulane University study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students. The four-year Safe Schools NOLA study is being funded by a $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Justice. The study will...

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.   

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