NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University associated professor Yu-Ping Wang has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million from the National Institutes of Health. Wang is an associate professor of biomedical engineering and biostatistics and bioinformatics. The university says he will use the money over the next five years... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Water Institute of the Gulf has hired a civil engineering professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the new director of natural systems modeling and monitoring. Ehab Meselhe, who has worked on coastal Louisiana and Florida Everglades issues, tells The Advocate he is... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University political science professor Melissa Harris-Perry's frequent appearances on MSNBC have paid off. The cable news network said Thursday that she is joining the team and will host her own talk show every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., beginning Feb. 4.... more »
UPDATE: When notified of the allegations against Dr. Ali Ghalambor, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette immediately notified the appropriate authorities and initiated a review led by the director of internal and external audit for the University of Louisiana System. Upon competition of the review, the university submitted the findings... more »
LSU professor and Louisiana economist Dr. Loren Scott will be in Lafayette today (October 13) to deliver Acadiana's 2010 economic and employment forecast. Scott will discuss the outlook for businesses. The sixth annual Acadiana Business Entrée to Business luncheon will begin at 11:30 this morning at the Cajundome Convention Center.
The UL Lafayette community is mourning the loss of a long-time professor. Bradley Pollock died Thursday at the age of 54. Professor Pollock taught African American studies at UL for more than 20 years. He was instrumental in establishing the African American program and its curriculum. Funeral services will be... more »