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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...
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...

Mar 21, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University has added a more diverse menu of science, an extra day of programming and a national headliner to this year’s Immersion Days, the university’s premier event showcasing its latest research discoveries to biotechnology firms, venture capitalists, foundations and potential...

Mar 20, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the River-Coastal Science and Engineering Department at Tulane University, will be honored this week for his contribution to the development of a coastal master plan for Louisiana. Meselhe is being recognized as a Top 25 Newsmaker by the Engineering News-Record, joining...

Mar 18, 2019 - Tulane Today staff

You may have noticed something different when you visited Tulane.edu in the past few days. The main university website, news and magazine sites, and events sites all have a fresh new look. The design updates include some new complementary colors. Our digital design typefaces weren’t left out,...

Mar 12, 2019 - Barri Bronston

An imaging technique used to detect some forms of cancer can also help detect preeclampsia in pregnancy before it becomes a life-threatening condition, a new Tulane study says. Preelcampsia is a hypertensive disorder that accounts for 14 percent of global maternal deaths annually and affects 5 to 8...

Mar 01, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Legendary math professor Lisa Fauci is a pioneer in math modeling, an award-winning scholar and a mentor to graduate students working at the interface of math, scientific computing and basic biology.  Read Full Story »  

Mar 01, 2019 - Faith Dawson

HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL Monique Cola (G ’04) trained as a neuroscientist, then pivoted to an academic career — for the love of research. Now, as principal of Sci High, she encourages high schoolers to be STEM-literate and to consider STEM careers. This summer Cola joined Sci High — officially The New...

Feb 27, 2019 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering is launching a new master’s program designed to help graduates land careers in such fields as biotechnology, aerospace, defense, information technologies and energy. The Master of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering will kick...

Feb 22, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

Transforming its physical spaces for the next generation of students is a top priority at Tulane, and has brought about a kind of renaissance of building, renovations and expansions throughout the uptown, downtown and North Shore campuses. Two recently dedicated buildings are already servicing the...

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