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The Midas touch
What if a material could be made to mimic another material? That’s a challenge that Tulane physicists Gerard McCaul, a postdoctoral researcher, and Denys Bondar, assistant professor of physics and engineering physics, tackled, along with co-authors, in two papers recently published in Physical...
May 18, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

“Wherever you go, don’t forget the lessons of this place,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, told graduates at Tulane University Commencement on Saturday, May 18.  More than 3,000 candidates representing all 50 states, more than 50 countries, and each of the university’s nine schools earned their academic...

May 15, 2019 - Laura D. Kelley

Margaret K. “Meg” Maurer of Forest Lake, Minnesota, a Newcomb Scholar and 2019 graduating senior, died in a tragic accident on March 5. The Tulane community mourns the loss of this truly exceptional person. Meg, an outstanding and dedicated student by any measure, was the recipient of numerous...

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...

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