CBR News Archive
2016 News and Highlights
2015 News and Highlights
June 13 - The work of CBR affiliate Dr. Dan Bausch of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine was featured in the Tulane New Wave. Dr. Bausch and his Tulane colleagues are researching potential vaccines to combat the deadly Ebola virus.
May 14 - The CBR and Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy co-hosted a program that brought together French and American perspectives on coastline management, natural disaster prevention and urban planning. The program was part of a series of ongoing collaborations between Tulane and the French Embassy and French Consulate.
May 5 - CBR affiliate, Dr. Jordan Karubian, was quoted in the New York Times as an expert in coastal bird ecology. The article highlighted the research of other scientists assessing the impact of the BP oil spill on bird populations in the Gulf of Mexico.
May 4 - A recent fundraising event held by A Studio in the Woods was featured in The Times-Picayune. The event brought artists and art lovers together from around New Orleans to raise awareness about the Studio's newest program entitled "Flint and Steel: Cross-Disciplinary Combustion"
December 10 – The CBR's work on rat-borne pathogens was again featured in the media. The story, which aired on National Public Radio, focused on the Coupled Natural and Human Systems grant recently awarded by the National Science Foundation.
November 27 – Joshua Lewis, Research Analyst with the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, was quoted in the New Orleans Advocate on the impact of Bayou Bienvenue on the people of New Orleans
November 27 – Director Michael Blum's work on rat-borne pathogens and post-Katrina recovery was featured in the New Orleans Times-Picayune. This work is part of the National Science Foundation's Coupled Natural and Human Systems program.
Remembering CBR Founder Hans Weill: A Special Announcement - Dr. Hans Weill, professor emeritus at the Tulane School of Medicine and founder of the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, died in November at the age of 80.
September 20 – A Studio in the Woods was featured in the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The article commemorated the new Steward's Cottage constructed on site for the Studio's founders, Joe and Lucianne Carmichael.
August 19 – President Obama and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force released a rebuilding strategy to serve as a model for communities across the nation facing greater risks from extreme weather and to continue helping the Northeast rebuild after Sandy. The Rebuilding Strategy contains policy recommendations that will help homeowners stay in and repair their homes, strengthen small businesses and revitalize local economies and ensure entire communities are better able to withstand and recover from future storms.WGNO's News with a Twist highlights A Studio in the Woods and discusses the donation of the property by Joe and Lucianne Carmichael to Tulane.