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Tulane University, Taylor Center Awarded $100,000 Excellence in Innovation Award

The award recognizes Tulane for achievement in finding powerful solutions to local, regional, national and global challenges through the university’s Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking.
18-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Expands Chance to Win $1 Million for “Dead Zone” Solution


Tulane University has expanded its Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to allow more entrepreneurs, researchers and inventors the chance to win $1 million.
11-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Today” Co-Host Hoda Kotb to Address Tulane University Graduates  


Hoda Kotb, whose Emmy Award-winning career has spanned the globe from covering wars and natural disasters to co-hosting NBC’s “Today” show, will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University’s Commencement 2016 at 9 a.m., May 14 in the...
14-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Reports Show Positive and Negative Effects of Louisiana School Voucher Program

New report examines the impact of Louisiana's school voucher program on the achievement and non-cognitive skills of students offered vouchers, as well as racial segregation and the competitive effects on students in public schools.
22-Feb-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane Law School to Offer New Labor Law Degree Program


Recognizing the growing complexity of regulations governing today’s human resources field, Tulane University Law School is launching an online Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law degree program.
9-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Don’t Want to Raise a Psychopath? Be Sensitive to a Child’s Distress

A new Tulane University study is the first to show that an intervention can prevent the precursors to psychopathy.
3-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane Professor Gets $2.6 Million to Study Trauma in Public School Students

A Tulane University psychology professor and a team of community partners will spend the next four years in New Orleans public schools as part of a first-of-its-kind study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students.
28-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Researchers Working on New Tuberculosis Vaccine

Scientists at the Tulane National Primate Research Center are leading efforts to find a new vaccine for tuberculosis, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
14-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane Expert on International Relations and US Foreign Policy Available to Speak on Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

Tulane Director of Homeland Security Studies Program Talks Counter-Terrorism Following Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Tulane University Healthcare Reform Expert Available to Comment on SCOTUS Decision

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tulane University Aerobiologist Available to Discuss Ricin Toxicity

17-Apr-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Sources for News Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina and the resulting levee breaches inflicted more than $650 million in damages and losses to Tulane, closing the university for an entire semester and dispersing 13,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff throughout the country. The...
15-Jul-2010 12:05 PM EDT

Developing New Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Brian Rowan, professor of Cancer Research for the Tulane Cancer Center, is developing a new way to target deadly triple-negative breast cancer tumors.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

New Surgical Options for Fighting Kidney and Prostate Cancer

Robotic partial nephrectomy is a procedure in which the surgeon utilizes a surgical robot to remove cancer tumors from the kidney while sparing healthy tissue.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Does Your Shift at Work Put You at a Greater Risk for Developing Cancer?

Research studies show that late-night shift work may increase the risks of developing cancer. Tulane University expert Dr. David Blask is available to speak about the implications of shift work and cancer risk and ways people can minimize their risk...
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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