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Just do it – Runsdorf Award winners embody the spirit of public service
Public service is a hallmark of the Tulane student experience; however, some students go above and beyond in achieving the Tulane ideal of excelling academically by using their skills and knowledge in service to the community. Two such students are Ron’Janiele “Nelly” Bruce and Mollie Sloter, the...
Feb 19, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In the world of plant ecology and conservation, Robin Wall Kimmerer is considered a rock star.   She is also the featured speaker of the 2021 Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship Series sponsored by the Tulane University Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Kimmerer, a world-renowned professor...

Feb 05, 2021 - Barri Bronston

When four biomedical engineering students from Tulane University were chosen for an internship at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) last summer, they were tasked with identifying an unmet clinical need – something that would not only save money for the agency but improve...

Jan 25, 2021 - Keith Brannon

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp. to develop a new advanced wound-care product for treating bed sores or pressure ulcers. The product will be tested at Tulane University. The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I award will fund initial...

Jan 11, 2021 - Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D.

Though delayed due to COVID-19, the next group of students who completed the River Science and Engineering Graduate Certificate gathered to receive their certificates by Zoom, and joined students and faculty from New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA, Vicksburg, MS, Louisville, KY and St. Paul, MN....

Jan 11, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Kristin S. Miller, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, is the winner of the 2021 ASME Y.C. Fung Early Career Award for outstanding contributions to the field of bioengineering through research to advance understanding of the female reproductive system. The award...

Dec 10, 2020 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been accepted into the AGU Bridge Program, an initiative designed to recruit and retain underrepresented students who are applying to geoscience graduate schools. AGU (American Geophysical Union) is the nation’s largest...

Oct 19, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Noxious weed invasions represent a major threat to the productivity of rangelands, and in the U.S., invasive plants occupy over 100 million acres of rangeland estimated to cause $5 billion in annual losses. “We need to understand what factors promote invasion, so that those factors can be targeted...

Oct 05, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Kathleen Ferris, an assistant professor in the Tulane University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been awarded a $1.2 million grant for research that could lead to a better understanding of how organisms adapt to harsh environments and how new species are formed. The five-year...

Oct 02, 2020 - Tulane Today

Alexander B. Simon and Alexander D. Wise, both recent graduates from Tulane’s chemical and biomolecular engineering program, participated in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or NSF I-Corps, program this past summer.  Their team, Articular Solutions, included Noshir Pesika, chemical...

Sep 28, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s School of Science and Engineering (SSE) has received a $2 million gift to establish and endow the Charlotte Beyer Hubbell Chair in River-Coastal Science and Engineering. Hubbell has also contributed $1 million to create the River-Coastal Science and Engineering Excellence Fund....

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