Tulane University http://wwno.org en Tulane Goes Down To The River To Study http://wwno.org/post/tulane-goes-down-river-study <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It wasn’t that long ago that the idea surfaced to use the power of the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mississippi River as a source for energy. But it turns out that turbines placed near New </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Orleans weren’t going to be that effective after all. So some smart folks at Tulane&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University have come up with other ideas.</span></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 13:40:48 +0000 Sharon Litwin 60776 at http://wwno.org Penn Law Dean Michael Fitts Named Next Tulane President http://wwno.org/post/penn-law-dean-michael-fitts-named-next-tulane-president <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Tulane University has selected Michael A.&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">Fitts</span>, the dean and a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, as the successor to retiring president, Scott Cowen.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 23:40:26 +0000 The Associated Press 53489 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Bowl Appearance Just The Latest Success For Resurgent Tulane Football Program http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-bowl-appearance-just-latest-success-resurgent-tulane-football-program <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-75303558-12f6-b7be-f047-89435824da79"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Tulane University football program has undergone a dramatic resurgence in the past two years, spurred by the hiring of former Saints receivers coach Curtis Johnson, the rapid construction of a new on-campus football stadium, and a commitment from a university administration involved in the intricacies of college football man Sat, 21 Dec 2013 02:29:51 +0000 Jason Saul 50551 at http://wwno.org Tulane Researchers Focusing On Urban Rats http://wwno.org/post/tulane-researchers-focusing-urban-rats <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tulane University researchers are <a href="http://tulane.edu/news/releases/pr_112513.cfm" target="_blank">joining a national project</a> to study how rebuilding after a disaster affects people and the environment. They’ll be starting with a close look at the common rat.</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 48847 at http://wwno.org Tulane Institute Of Sports Medicine Doctor On Helping NFL Players Transition From Football http://wwno.org/post/tulane-institute-sports-medicine-doctor-helping-nfl-players-transition-football <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-2580bd50-5870-bd27-0aca-35806192fc82"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The NFL Players Association announced the launch this week of <a href="http://playerstrust.com/" target="_blank">The Trust</a>, a program created to assist former NFL players in the transition to life after professional football.</span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:10:40 +0000 Eve Troeh 48110 at http://wwno.org Tulane University Partners With NFLPA To Provide Medical Care To Former Football Players http://wwno.org/post/tulane-university-partners-nflpa-provide-medical-care-former-football-players <p dir="ltr" style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The NFL Players Association, the union representing active NFL players, announced the creation today of&nbsp;<a href="http://playerstrust.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">The Trust</a>, a program dedicated to assisting players in their transition away from professional football.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:43:10 +0000 Jason Saul 47977 at http://wwno.org Just What The Doctor Ordered: Med Students Team With Chefs http://wwno.org/post/just-what-doctor-ordered-med-students-team-chefs For the past few weeks, the culinary arts students at <a href="http://www.jwu.edu/culinary/">Johnson & Wales</a> University in Providence, R.I., have been working with some less-than-seasoned sous chefs.<p>One of them, Clinton Piper, may look like a pro in his chef's whites, but he's struggling to work a whisk through some batter. "I know nothing about baking," he says.<p>Luckily, he's got other qualifications. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 07:16:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 44165 at http://wwno.org Back At School, Injured Player Fights On After Fateful Tackle http://wwno.org/post/back-school-injured-player-fights-after-fateful-tackle When Devon Walker returned to the Tulane University campus last week, he was greeted with kisses in the hallways. Students and faculty applauded him.<p>One year ago this weekend, in the second game of the football season, Walker, a team captain for Tulane, went in for a tackle and broke his neck. He was paralyzed from the shoulders down.<p>For months, he recovered far from home in two different hospitals. But now he's back in Louisiana and re-enrolling at Tulane, in New Orleans.<p>When asked how he's doing, Walker keeps it simple. "I'm fine, I'm fine," he says. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:38:00 +0000 Keith O'Brien 43413 at http://wwno.org Tulane Arranging 750,000 Hours Of Community Service To Honor Scott Cowen http://wwno.org/post/tulane-arranging-750000-hours-community-service-honor-scott-cowen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tulane University is <a href="http://tulane.edu/news/releases/pr_090313.cfm" target="_blank">launching a call for volunteers</a> to perform 750,000 hours of community service as a tribute to retiring school President Scott Cowen. The project is open to Tulane students, faculty and the community at large.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 43173 at http://wwno.org Four New Orleans Universities Ranked In Princeton Review http://wwno.org/post/four-new-orleans-universities-ranked-princeton-review <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four New Orleans universities are included in the new Princeton Review guide to American colleges. Tulane, Loyola, Xavier and the University of New Orleans got high marks.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 41115 at http://wwno.org