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Tulane to host X's and O's, a play about football and traumatic brain injury
Six years ago, Tulane University assistant professor Jenny Mercein and playwright KJ Sanchez co-created a play called X’s and O’s that examines the lasting physical and neurological impacts from playing football. Mercein and Sanchez are now bringing their docudrama to Tulane’s campus. On Thursday,...
Jun 28, 2021 -

NEW ORLEANS – Dr. Greg Stewart, a sports medicine professional with the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine who was a leader in keeping sports on track throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has been selected to receive a Jimmy Collins Award from the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee,...

Jun 22, 2021 -

Tulane Center for Sport co-founder Sports Law program director Gabe Feldman, Paul and Abram B. Barron Associate Professor of Law, has appeared in national news media weighing in on the Supreme Court's landmark N.C.A.A. vs. Alston decision. Supreme Court Ruling Could Reshape The Face Of College...

Jun 14, 2021 - Patrick J. Davis

The Priddy Family Foundation is donating $1 million to the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) to help treat military veterans suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and mental health issues related to their service. With an emphasis on music...

Apr 08, 2021 - Roger Dunaway

The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) has partnered with actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise and his foundation’s Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network. This network focuses on the cognitive health and mental wellness of veterans and first responders, providing transformative care...

Jan 22, 2021 - Keith Brannon

The Cowen Institute at Tulane University has been awarded a grant by The Kresge Foundation to support a “NOLA Mental Health and Wellness Pilot” program for New Orleans college students. The grant will fund a partnership between the mental health app MetaPro, and post-secondary focused organizations...

Nov 10, 2020 - Jeremy Brewer

With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us are reflecting on the things we are grateful for, including our veterans. “Thank you for your service” is a good start to expressing that gratitude, but we can go a step further by attempting to understand the veteran experience. No two veterans will have...

Nov 10, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Chad Hennings is a College Football Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl Champion. Hennings is also a military veteran of the United States Air Force, who flew 45 combat missions in an A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) during Operation Provide Comfort, which defended Kurdish civilians fleeing their...

Oct 09, 2020 -

(NEW ORLEANS) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize Tulane's Center for Sport as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion partnership initiative. HHS released the NYSS in September 2019 in response to...

Sep 01, 2020 -

Tulane Center for Sport co-founder/co-director Gabe Feldman has been quoted in national news and sports outlets recently on changes in the issue of the NCAA and student athlete compensation, and on Covid-19's effect on sports law. Feldman’s recent interviews: Associated Press, In summer of college...

Aug 24, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Sport, a common thread that can unite people from every culture across the globe, is an integral part of everyday life. The central mission for the Tulane Center for Sport is devoted to the study, research and support of all areas where sport engages society, not only as entertainment or...

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