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Global river deltas increasingly shaped by humans, study says
A new study of nearly every delta on the planet shows how river delta shapes and sizes around the world are changing due to human activity – both for the good and bad. The study, carried out by a Dutch/American team that includes present and former Tulane University researchers, demonstrates how...
Oct 26, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Frank Tipler, Tulane professor of mathematical physics, argued on Oct. 18 against the proposition “that science alone can never answer our biggest questions” at the Oxford Union, the famous debate society founded in 1823 at Oxford University to protect free speech. The society has hosted American...

Oct 25, 2018 - Barri Bronston

They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation. For Siyang Hu, Claire Sentilles, Shreya Gunda, Rachel Russell and Ellie Pepperell, seniors in biomedical engineering at...

Oct 16, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher has won a $1.6 million grant to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients, especially those with prostate cancer. J. Quincy Brown, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will join forces with what he calls an interdisciplinary “dream...

Oct 11, 2018 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University has joined a consortium of 24 academic institutions to create a new hub to accelerate the commercialization of life sciences research and biomedical innovations. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health, awarded a $3.5...

Oct 02, 2018 - Cheryl Gerber

Local middle school teachers and their young male students gathered at the Lindy Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology on the uptown campus for the Fall 2018 Boys At Tulane in STEM event (BATS) on Saturday, Sept. 29. During the Capital One sponsored event, students participated in a variety of...

Oct 02, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Research done by faculty at Tulane University touches the world — from the hunt for a cure for Ebola to uncovering clues from ancient civilizations — and Tulane students are part of these exciting endeavors almost from the moment they enroll. Tulane offers multiple opportunities for undergraduate...

Oct 01, 2018 - Grace Rennie

The ByWater Institute and its retreat center, A Studio in the Woods, have awarded several one- and two-week residencies to Tulane University faculty and graduate students. Now in its fifth year, the residency program provides time and space for recipients from diverse disciplines to work on a...

Sep 26, 2018 - Alicia Jasmin

First-year students at Tulane University attended a candid discussion about sex, consent and male privilege as they relate to sexual violence during the Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture Tuesday in McAlister Auditorium. Don McPherson, former professional athlete-turned-activist, served as the...

Sep 26, 2018 - Barri Bronston

As a research intern in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, Makiyah Cormick, a senior at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, worked closely with scientists to analyze seismic data from around the world. He was especially interested in the possible causes of an...

Sep 21, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Newcomb-Tulane College has appointed Laurie Earls, Adam McKeown and Christopher Oliver as Duren Professors for 2018-19. The trio was selected on the basis of their commitment to undergraduate teaching and their innovative proposals.  The Duren Professorship Program is designed to encourage team-...

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