Tulane University School of Science and Engineering
Fall 2016
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Accolades

Earth and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Brent Goehring was awarded $305,823 from the National Science Foundation to study the timing of changes in the size of the Antarctic ice sheet coming out of the Last Ice Age and its contribution to global sea level change.

Mathematics Professor James (Mac) Hyman was awarded $ 425,959 from the National Science Institute of Health and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for multi-scale models to predict the effectiveness of mitigation efforts in controlling vector-borne epidemics.

Mathematics Professor James (Mac) Hyman and Epidemiology Professor Patricia Kissinger were awarded $ $3,043,779 from the National Institute of Health for a collaborative study using mathematical models and new treatment strategies to reduce the incidence of Chlamydia.

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Message from the Dean

Nicholas J. Altiero, Dean

Nicholas J. Altiero, DeanAfter a brief stint as Interim Provost, I’m excited to have returned to my role as Dean in time to begin another year of academic success for the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering. It’s been an active summer, and we have been looking forward to welcoming many new faces to campus. The class of 2020 is the largest in Tulane’s history—1,850 new freshman, over 600 of whom have identified a primary major in the School of Science and Engineering. And the SSE graduate student enrollment is projected to grow by nearly 10% bringing our total number of students this academic year to over 1900 SSE undergraduates and nearly 500 SSE graduate students. I’m eager to see the impact these future scientists and engineers will have locally, nationally, and globally in the years ahead.

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Talking Energy

Talking Energy

Article by Mary Cross

For two days in July, exuberant groups of high school students enrolled in the Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) gathered in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall on the uptown campus to discuss the ways our world uses energy and why STEM fields are important.

The Tulane Science Scholars Program grants high school students the opportunity to take college-credit courses while living in campus housing.

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Understanding the Need for International Research

Understanding the Need for International Research

Article by Barri Bronston

When graduate students travel overseas to further their education through research, what is the impact of those experiences? Specifically, why do graduate students engage in international research? How do they feel the experiences have helped them scientifically and professionally? What barriers and opportunities developed later in their careers? Those were some of the questions that Brian S. Mitchell, a professor in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University…

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Making Connections

Making Connections

Article by Paula Burch-Celentano

Mason Varuso, a senior at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy, focuses on his project for Intro to Electronics, which is part of the Tulane Science Scholars Program for high school students to earn college credit.

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Student Spotlight: Engineering Meets Science

Student Spotlight: Engineering Meets Science

Article by Claire Davenport

While many Tulane University students leave New Orleans for the summer, Taylor McCrady, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical engineering, traded her vacation time for experience through an internship with LaCell, a company that generates stem cells for scientific research.

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Upcoming Events

School of Science and Engineering Highlights

Launch of the Tulane Brain Institute & 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Tulane Neuroscience Program

Friday, October 7, 2016
8:30 AM – 6 PM
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School of Science and Engineering Distinguished Leadership Circle Reception

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6 PM – 8 PM
123 Walnut
Rooftop
All Science and Engineering alumni are invited – RSVP is required - candy@tulane.edu

School of Science and Engineering 2016 Homecoming Celebration | Research Lab Tours

Friday, October 28, 2016
2 PM – 4 PM
Boggs Center for Energy & Biotechnology
First Floor Lobby
Everyone is Invited

School of Science and Engineering 2016 Homecoming Tailgating Tent

Saturday, October 29, 2016
TBA
Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life Quad
Everyone is Invited

The Joseph H. Boyer Professorship in Chemistry Investiture

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
3 PM – 4 PM
Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life
Room 213 – Kendall Cram Lecture Hall
Dr. Scott Michael Grayson will be invested as the new holder
Reception will follow in Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life – Room 212- Qatar Ballroom
Everyone is Invited

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