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Symbiotic Survival of Rare Birds and Rain Forests

Recovery Engineer - Dean Altiero Featured in ASEE Prism Magazine

Imagine: You’re a dean of engineering, and your city has suffered the worst natural catastrophe in American history. The campus is trashed, with more than $500 million in damage. The entire semester is canceled. All your students have to find alternative schools to attend. And then, less than two months before the university is scheduled to reopen, the board of administrators issues a report with sweeping recommendations. One of them: Shut down your school.

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Upcoming Events — Highlights

The Cochran Family Professorship Investiture Honoring Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Karen Johannesson
3 PM – 5 PM • Thursday, February 5, 2015
Woldenberg Art Center – Freeman Auditorium
Reception will follow in Woodward Way Breezeway
Everyone is Invited

School of Science and Engineering Distinguished Leadership Circle Reception & 6th Annual Science and Engineering Alumni Awards Celebration
6 PM – 8 PM • Thursday, April 9, 2015
Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life – Room 215 – 1834 Club
Invitation Only
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15th Annual Tulane Engineering Forum
8 PAM – 5 PM • Friday, April 17, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Registration is Required
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SSE Weekly Seminars
Seminars will resume in the Spring 2015 semester.

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Professor Recognized for His Work in Climate Change

Professor Recognized for His Work in Climate Change
Photo: Tracie Morris Schaefer

Climate change is one of the hottest topics of our time, and investing in the work of scientists can take us one step closer to making the best choices to confront global warming. Tulane University took an important step to recognize one of its outstanding environmental scientists on April 16 by appointing School of Science and Engineering professor Torbjörn E. Törnqvist as the inaugural Vokes Geology Professor.

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