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Netscape Co-Founder, Saints Hero, Grammy Winner, Healthcare Advocate Honored at Tulane Commencement

Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas and Dr. Paul E. Farmer, who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest populations, will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2018 Commencement....
7-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


National Equity and Health Leader Named Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Thomas LaVeist, a national expert on issues related to equity and health, has been named dean of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He will also hold the position of Presidential Chair in Health Equity, making him the...
1-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


National Book Award Winner, TIME Honoree Jesmyn Ward to Address Tulane Graduates

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, who has been hailed as the heir to William Faulkner and one of TIME magazine’s Most Influential People of 2018, will deliver the keynote address for Tulane University’s Commencement at 9 a.m., May...
27-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Tulane Novel Tech Challenge to Award $20,000 in Prizes to Top Innovators

Nine student finalists in the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge will address a panel of judges with their ideas for improving the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology on Friday, April 13, from 2-5 p.m. in Room...
12-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Mississippi River Diversions Will Produce New Land, but Slowly, Tulane Study Says

Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new study says the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss.
11-Apr-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane University to Host Health Meets Food 2018 Culinary Medicine Conference

The definitive culinary medicine conference—Health Meets Food 2018—will be held June 14-17 in New Orleans. The conference is dedicated to teaching medical professionals and the communities they serve about the important connection between good...
10-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Arts and Humanities in Medical School Promote Empathy and Inoculate Against Burnout

Medical students who spend more time engaging in the arts may also be bolstering the qualities that improve their bedside manner with patients, according to new research from Tulane and Thomas Jefferson universities.
29-Jan-2018 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Tulane Team Testing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter

A Tulane University researcher is leading a U.S. Department of Energy project to develop a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost.
23-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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