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Climate Week: Faculty reflect on the future of climate change education at Tulane
As Climate Week draws to a close, Tulane faculty are reflecting on what they have learned through their lectures and participation in climate change events across the country over the past week. One emerging theme is the growing demand for a climate-educated workforce. With global economies...
Nov 18, 2019 - Tulane Today

On Nov. 16, 2019, alumni Deidre Dumas Labat and Reynold T. Décou were recognized by the naming and dedication of The Décou-Labat Residences, formerly known as the Willow Residences. Labat and Décou became the first African American undergraduates to earn degrees from Newcomb College and Tulane,...

Nov 05, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to the development of mental health disorders. The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Jeffrey Tasker and his team in the Cell...

Nov 04, 2019 -

SSE was well represented in tailgating village before the Tulane vs. Tulsa game on Saturday, November 2nd. Current students, alumni, Board of Advisors members, faculty, and staff enjoyed free food, free beverages, and great company on the beautiful sunny fall day! Dean Foster's dog, Brie, even made...

Oct 31, 2019 - Barri Bronston

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University will host an international gathering Nov. 10-16 devoted to the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet. "Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta" is the culmination of a year-long study of the...

Oct 18, 2019 - Tulane Today

The dedication of the Scot Ackerman MakerSpace took place Thursday, Oct. 17 on Tulane's Uptown campus. The space offers students and professors access to fabrication tools such as laser cutters, lathes, milling machines and 3D printers. Ackerman is medical director of the Ackerman Cancer Center, a...

Oct 15, 2019 - Barri Bronston

In 2013, residents of Cow Island, located in the southwestern Louisiana parish of Vermilion, successfully sued a pharmaceutical company to pay $5 million for cleanup of arsenic-contaminated soil and water. The suit, which stemmed from a local priest’s battle with cancer, claimed that the arsenic...

Oct 07, 2019 - Tulane Today

Tulane's School of Science and Engineering worked with several middle school boys, in grades fifth through seventh, on Saturday, Oct. 5, at its annual Boys at Tulane in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) workshop. The workshop aims to support and inspire young boys' interests in STEM...

Sep 26, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Meghan Bush, an engineering physics senior at Tulane University, would like to work at NASA one day, and if her recent experience at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland is any indication, NASA would be lucky to have her. Bush, interning in the Photovoltaic and Electrochemical Systems Branch...

Sep 19, 2019 - Jill Dorje

It’s a valuable opportunity when undergraduates can collaborate on research with university faculty, and programs like the Summer Materials Research at Tulane – Research Experience for Undergraduates (SMART-REU) are creating more such possibilities. The SMART-REU is a 10-week summer program that...

Sep 18, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane team selected to compete in the APT/PBS reality show “Make48” may take home a top prize. But you’ll have to tune in to see just what the team invented and where it placed out of 12 national collegiate teams. Billed as the “world’s fastest invention competition,” “Make48" is a MakerSpace-...

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