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SMART-REU program gives undergraduates valuable research experience
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...
Jun 25, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University President Mike Fitts is among a delegation of presidents of American universities and colleges visiting Israel this week to learn about technological innovation and boost bilateral academic research and exchange opportunities. “This visit is an exciting opportunity to explore ways...

Jun 22, 2018 - Mary Cross

When searching directions using Google Maps, tagging your location on social media or requesting an Uber ride from your smartphone, you are utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) — systems designed to present spatial data. Now, Tulane students can learn more about managing this type of...

Jun 22, 2018 - New Wave staff

The Engage in St. Martin program, now in its third consecutive year, focused on the island’s recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in September. Six Tulane students attended the 2018 summer service trip led by Myriam Huet, assistant director at the Tulane Center for...

Jun 19, 2018 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane student Elizabeth Isabel, a rising junior majoring in neuroscience, transfers tau proteins into a gel in the lab of Anne Robinson, the Catherine and Henry Boh Professor of Engineering. The proteins will be studied to identify distinct behaviors that cause them to expire. Abnormal proteins...

Jun 19, 2018 - Barri Bronston

From early in development to the golden years of aging, Tulane University neuroscientist and Professor of Psychology Jill Daniel studies brain mechanisms by which hormones affect one’s ability to learn and remember. Daniel is the founding director of the transdisciplinary Tulane Brain Institute,...

Jun 18, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Recent Tulane University graduate Maria Gomez-Roas received the 2018 William Wallace Peery Medal for Academic Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by Newcomb-Tulane College. Gomez-Roas earned a bachelor of science degree after double majoring in cell and molecular biology and French. The Peery...

Jun 15, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Video transcript: Tulane experts are all over the national news…here’s a full recap of Tulane News in Review. People packed a Russian stadium to watch a World Cup match Friday and many sat on bleachers outside the stadium. Tulane Russian architecture historian William Brumfield talked to the New...

Jun 14, 2018 - Alicia Jasmin

Dr. Ashley Denmark’s daughter, Olivia, had a front row seat for watching her mom become a physician. When Denmark started medical school, she was nine months pregnant with Olivia, who is now 6 and who serves as the inspiration for a new children’s book, Olivia’s Doctor Adventures, published earlier...

Jun 07, 2018 - Mary Ann Travis

From Somaliland to El Salvador, Peru to Guatemala, Davette Gadison has brought her passion for justice to her studies in forensic anthropology — drawn to mass gravesites in countries torn apart by civil war. This spring, however, Gadison stayed right here in southeast Louisiana. Using ground-...

Jun 07, 2018 - Photo by Sally Asher

Physics graduate student Vera Ji, right, explains photolithography to LightLab program participant Willo Rachel during the one-week research session in the lab of Matthew Escarra, assistant professor in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering. Participating middle school students are from Paul...

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