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  • Tulane professor awarded $3.7M in grants

    October 19, 2014 2:35 PM

    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 »
  • Saints Sign Tulane's Devon Walker To Honorary Contract

    May 17, 2014 3:10 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - As Sean Payton spoke to a crowd of reporters after a rookie camp practice Saturday, he looked to his left and motioned for someone to join him. In rolled paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker, operating a motorized wheelchair with his mouth and smiling with... more »
  • Tulane students fix flood-prone community garden

    September 2, 2013 3:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tony Lee had been a working man all his life. Then an injury left him unable to continue his job as an electrician. The Marine veteran found himself idle and unhappy. "I was really taking it hard," Lee said. His wife, Linette, suggested he get involved... more »
  • Tulane: Injured S Walker to spend holidays at home

    December 18, 2012 7:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Injured Tulane safety Devon Walker cannot get around on his own but will be home for the holidays, according to a statement from Tulane. "Devon is not yet mobile, but each day he continues the fight to get better," according to the statement released Monday by... more »
  • Tulane prof gets grant for meth ingredient study

    December 12, 2012 6:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Tulane University faculty member has received a grant to study the possible effects of placing more severe restrictions on an ingredient found in cold and sinus medications. The same ingredient is used to illegally produce methamphetamine. Keith Finlay, an assistant professor of economics at Tulane,... more »
  • Tulane gets $2M for minority cancer trial grant

    October 4, 2012 7:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University School of Medicine is getting $2 million to increase the number of minority patients enrolled in clinical trials for new cancer therapies. The grant is one of 17 nationwide this year from the National Cancer Institute to bring racial and ethnic groups typically under-represented... more »
  • Tulane continues push for new stadium

    July 10, 2012 6:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A push to bring college football back to uptown New Orleans with construction of a new stadium at Tulane University continues when the university hosts a forum on the issue. Tulane says Wednesday's event will be moderated by representatives of an architectural firm selected by the... more »
  • Tulane professor lands show on MSNBC

    January 6, 2012 9:24 AM

    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 »
  • Tulane gets $1M-plus grant from Mellon Foundation

    October 20, 2011 6:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University has received another $1.05 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue its Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship program began in 2008. Officials say the latest grant will fund nine postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities for up to six years. Carole Haber, dean of Tulane's... more »
  • Tulane Parts With Head Coach

    October 18, 2011 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS -- WWL-TV reports that Bob Toledo is no longer the head coach for Tulane football. Days after the team was routed by UTEP, 44-7, a source confirmed Toledo is no longer head coach for the team. Toledo and the school parted ways officially at 8:15 a.m. ... more »
  • Tulane institute gives RSD plan mostly good review

    September 13, 2011 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new "strategic plan" for New Orleans public schools that were taken over by the state draws a mostly favorable review from a Tulane University institute established to study public education. The Cowen Institute issued its review Monday for the plan in an online post. The... more »
  • Tulane student dies in Cape Cod crash

    August 16, 2011 10:59 AM

    MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) - A Tulane University student spending the summer at her Cape Cod home has died in a car crash. Mashpee police say 19-year-old Lauren Fulone died Monday at a hospital from injuries suffered in a head-on crash. Police tell the Cape Cod Times that Fulone was heading... more »
  • Tulane's campus in Madison accredited

    June 28, 2011 7:16 AM

    MADISON, Miss. (AP) - After challenging an earlier ruling from the state's accrediting body, Tulane University's Madison campus has been granted full accreditation. The New Orleans private college was asked last month to provide additional details about library offerings available to students. The Clarion-Ledger reports the Mississippi Commission on College... more »
  • Stevie Wonder Surprises Tulane Grads in Song

    May 13, 2011 10:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Grammy award-winner Stevie Wonder surprised graduates at Tulane University with an impromptu performance of his hit "You Are The Sunshine of My Life," during ceremonies at which he also received an honorary degree. Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert and award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts also received degrees during... more »
  • Tulane Applications Reach Record Mark

    October 4, 2010 6:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University received a record number of applications this year, but only a fraction of those students are expected to attend. The Uptown campus received nearly 44,000 applications. The number of applications received this year was more than twice the number received in 2004, before Hurricane... more »
  • Tulane University Gets Funding For Malaria Research

    July 9, 2010 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University will receive approximately $11.2 million to establish an International Center of Excellence in Malaria Research for West and Central Africa. The funding comes from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health. The university said in... more »

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