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Tulane offers special scholarships to returning Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright Student Grantees
Tulane University is announcing a special initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19. As a university with a strong tradition of...
May 14, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University biomedical engineering professor will share in a $2.6 million grant to research better ways of managing acute respiratory distress syndrome, also known as ARDS, a rapidly progressive disease caused by fluid buildup in the lungs and an overwhelming inflammatory response.  With no...

May 13, 2019 - Mary Sparacello

Tulane University student-athletes are known for their excellence on the field and in the classroom, and now the best of the best are receiving recognition on a wall in the James W. Wilson Intercollegiate Athletics Center. The “Graduated With Honors Wall” was made possible by the generosity of...

May 10, 2019 - Jasmine Davidson

  On Feb. 16, Tulane bioinnovation PhD student Samantha Kurtz was selected as the winner of the 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition. The contest took place in Knoxville, Tennessee, at the annual meeting of the Council of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS). As its name suggests, participants have...

May 07, 2019 - Barri Bronston

As the role of artificial intelligence (AI) expands in daily life, so too does the need to engage in research into how to most effectively build AI technologies that align with positive values and ethics. That is one of the areas that Tulane University researcher Nicholas Mattei specializes in and...

May 07, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University has received a $5 million commitment to fund a Presidential Chair from alumni Marcela Villareal de Panetta and Bernard J. Panetta II. Ms. de Panetta is a member of the Board of Tulane and the Dean’s Council of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her husband...

Apr 25, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

Protecting the planet is what Lisa Jackson said she is most passionate about. Jackson is vice president for environment, policy and social initiatives at Apple, the American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California. Apple is known for its computer hardware, software...

Apr 17, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Sarah Gray, an assistant professor of psychology at Tulane University, is one of five recipients of a prestigious Early Career Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). Gray and the other four winners were honored for distinguishing “themselves as researchers and scholars, as...

Apr 10, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Renowned political strategist James Carville will headline Tulane Law School’s 2nd Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference April 12-13 on Tulane University’s uptown campus. Titled “Geaux Create: Emerging Trends in Law and Creative Content,” the two-day conference will take place at John...

Apr 03, 2019 - Tulane Today staff

Do you know a great grad from any of Tulane’s schools or at any degree level? The Tulane University Class of 2019 has many individuals who have had extraordinary experiences or who will embark on exciting post-college chapters. We are seeking nominations of graduates with inspirational stories to...

Mar 26, 2019 - Tulane Today staff

Tim M. Berra, who received a PhD in biology from Tulane University in 1969, and who is professor emeritus in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University, will visit Tulane March 28–29 to give two lectures. The first is a public lecture based on his...

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