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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...
Mar 05, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In 2019, then Tulane University seniors Hannah Eherenfeldt and Benjamin Knapp won the Novel Tech Challenge for their medical simulation startup, ReSuture. The company enables medical students and surgical residents to learn vascular surgical skills in a controlled and monitored environment. Their...

Mar 04, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

Haunted by memories of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, an alumni couple with deep ties to Tulane and New Orleans has made a $2 million gift to the university that aims to pack a one-two punch against climate change and coastal erosion. David and Jane Flowerree have established two professorships...

Feb 24, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Researchers from the Tulane University School of Architecture and the School of Science and Engineering are embarking on a project that they hope answers questions about racial injustice and its impact on the design of urban spaces, monuments and memorials. The project, “Public Space and Scrutiny:...

Feb 19, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to do what no physicist has ever done before: see through opaque matter using superoscillations of light in a time-domain spectroscopy lab. That phrase might be difficult for the...

Feb 19, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In the world of plant ecology and conservation, Robin Wall Kimmerer is considered a rock star.   She is also the featured speaker of the 2021 Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship Series sponsored by the Tulane University Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Kimmerer, a world-renowned professor...

Feb 05, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When four biomedical engineering students from Tulane University were chosen for an internship at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) last summer, they were tasked with identifying an unmet clinical need – something that would not only save money for the agency but improve...

Jan 25, 2021 - Keith Brannon

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp. to develop a new advanced wound-care product for treating bed sores or pressure ulcers. The product will be tested at Tulane University. The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I award will fund initial...

Jan 11, 2021 - Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D.

Though delayed due to COVID-19, the next group of students who completed the River Science and Engineering Graduate Certificate gathered to receive their certificates by Zoom, and joined students and faculty from New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA, Vicksburg, MS, Louisville, KY and St. Paul, MN.  The...

Jan 11, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, is the winner of the 2021 ASME Y.C. Fung Early Career Award for outstanding contributions to the field of bioengineering through research to advance understanding of the female reproductive system. The award...

Dec 10, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been accepted into the AGU Bridge Program, an initiative designed to recruit and retain underrepresented students who are applying to geoscience graduate schools. AGU (American Geophysical Union) is the nation’s largest...

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