News: 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Lessons from Peru October 25, 2018

BME Students In Peru

They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation.

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Prostate Cancer Patients Target of New $1.6M Tulane Study October 16, 2018

Quincy Brown

J. Quincy Brown, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will join forces with what he calls an interdisciplinary “dream team” of engineers, mathematicians and clinicians to develop a rapid microscopy scanner to assure that tumors are completely removed during surgery.

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Message from the Dean Fall 2018

Kimberly Foster, Dean

I am pleased to welcome everyone to Tulane for the 2018 fall semester. I hope the summer left you all excited and energized for another great year. It is my great pleasure to join you as your new Dean of Science & Engineering.

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A Tulane internship of Seismic Proportions September 26, 2018

Cynthia Ebinger and Makiyah Cormick

As a research intern in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, Makiyah Cormick, a senior at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, worked closely with scientists to analyze seismic data from around the world. He was especially interested in the possible causes of an earthquake swarm on Comoros, a volcanic chain off the eastern coast of Africa, in May and June of 2018.

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Three Faculty Members Named Duren Professors for 2018-19 September 21, 2018

Christopher Oliver, Adam McKeown and Laurie Earls

The Duren Professorship Program is designed to encourage team-teaching and the development of multidisciplinary courses by liberal arts, science and engineering faculty members. Duren Professors receive a $5,000 stipend, plus up to $5,000 in additional funding to support unique programming or to secure partial release from departmental teaching responsibilities.

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Study Shows Parents Display More Conservative Attitudes September 17, 2018

Nicholas Kerry

These old sayings are more than just clichés. They can be considered examples of a certain type of individual perspective, one that portrays our world as a dangerous place—a perspective parents might use to instill caution in their children.

Some evidence supports the idea that socially and morally conservative values may arise from perceived threats or danger, said Nicholas Kerry, a PhD student in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering.

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Tulane Researcher Wins National Junior Faculty Award August 20, 2018

Nicholas Sandoval

The awards recognize faculty members for their work in any of five science and technology disciplines: engineering or applied science; life sciences; mathematics and computer science; physical sciences; and policy, management or education.

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