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Dean's Message – Summer 2014

Summer 2014 | Nicholas J. Altiero, Dean

Nicholas J. Altiero, Ph.D. The School of Science and Engineering experienced an outstanding 2013-2014 school year. At this year’s commencement, 357 undergraduate degrees and 124 graduate science and engineering degrees were conferred, and many of our faculty and students were honored for their achievements.

Scott Grayson, associate professor of chemistry, received a Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellowship that honors faculty members who have a sustained record of effective, inspiring and distinguished teaching at the undergraduate level. Learn More » 

Receiving a 2014 President’s Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching was Gary Dohanich, professor of psychology and neuroscience. This honor recognizes faculty members with a compelling record of excellence in teaching, learning and research, and a commitment to educational excellence at the post baccalaureate level. Learn More »

Science and Engineering graduates continue to achieve the highest academic awards that the university bestows. Our seniors received awards in virtually every category including academics, service, and athletics. excellence. See a Complete Listing of the Senior Awards »

The Tulane 34 Award, presented to 34 graduates from Tulane's 10 schools and colleges, recognizes students for their exemplary leadership, service, and academic excellence. Named for the year in which the university was founded, the Tulane 34 Award is among the most coveted university-wide honors bestowed upon students. In recognition of Scott Cowen’s service to and leadership of Tulane University, 35 students will be honored this year. This year, six SSE students received a 34 Award. Read More About the SSE Recipients »

One of our outstanding graduates, Joanna Lapucha, was honored with the William Wallace Peery Medal for Academic Excellence, which signifies the senior student with the most distinguished academic record. Read More About the Award and Joanna’s Achievement »

This year, we also celebrated many Science and Engineering students as they were inducted into two prestigious honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate arts and sciences honor society in the United States. Tau Beta Pi is the premier engineering honor society and is the nation's second-oldest honor society.
View All Science Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa »
View All Engineering Students Inducted into Tau Beta Pi »

We couldn’t be more proud of the accomplishments of our students, faculty and staff and look forward to yet another great year in 2014-2015.

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764 sse@tulane.edu