Topic: science

corner of building with sun reflecting in glass windows

A New Home for Scientific Research

The Steven and Jann Paul Hall of Science and Engineering will connect students, scientists and entrepreneurs in pioneering research and interdisciplinary learning.


Science Fair

Hundreds of middle and high school students participated in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair, held on the uptown campus in the spring. Promising students in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes were nominated to participate by their schools. Judges included faculty and students from the School of Science and Engineering.

Robert and Kikie Priddy

Priddy Family Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Tulane Brain Institute

Tulane University’s Brain Institute received a $1 million pledge from the Priddy Family Foundation to endow and establish the Priddy Family Spark Research Endowed Fund.

Alan and Katy Stone

New Donor Fund is Flexible, Easy

Alan and Katy Stone want to play a part in supporting the university’s future.

Monique Cola

Monique Cola: Scientist & Principal

Monique Cola (G ’04) trained as a neuroscientist, then pivoted to an academic career — for the love of research. Now, as principal of Sci High, she encourages high schoolers to be STEM-literate and to consider STEM careers.


Quoted: Nicholas Kerry

“People get more conservative with age. It occurred to me that parenting might have a role in this.” -NICHOLAS KERRY, PhD student in psychology in the School of Science and Engineering, in Futurity.

Satellite image shows the Mississippi River "bird's foot" Delta in Louisiana

Life and Survival on the Gulf Coast

During this era of rapid climate change and other environmental stresses, community ecologists are focused on understanding how the living world works, in all its complexity and diversity, as they find ways that species might thrive and land can be restored.