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Honoring A Mentor

Last month, engineering undergraduates Gregory Michaelson and Zachary Resnick joined a group of medical students at the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

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School of Science and Engineering Tailgating Tent
5:30 PM – 8 PM • Thursday, September 3, 2015
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School of Science and Engineering Homecoming 2015 Celebration Open House | Research Lab Tours
2 PM – 4 PM • Friday, November 6, 2015
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School of Science and Engineering Tailgating Tent
TBD • Saturday, November 7, 2015
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SSE Weekly Seminars
Week of August 31st, 2015
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Tulane Researchers Receive $1.4 Million to Pay Attention

Tulane Researchers Receive $1.4 Million to Pay Attention
Photo: Paula Burch-Celentano

Why are people startled by the sound of a car backfiring? What causes them to turn their attention away from what they are doing and toward the location of the sound? Edward Golob, an associate professor of psychology at Tulane University, is the principal investigator on a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health that will study how such auditory spatial attention, which scientists believe is vital to the survival of both humans and animals, operates in the brain.

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