The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) will be offering walk-in hours starting tomorrow, Thursday, March 15th. No prior appointment will be needed and individuals will be able to meet with an advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. The schedule for walk-in hours will be as follows:
Join our first working career lab for international students to learn about and begin utilizing different career development resources. This will be an interactive session will learn tips and tricks for using the platforms and building your own profiles. Resources used:
world’s largest professional network with more than 546 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
TulaneConnect: An alumni engagement platform to help students integrate their social networks and build professional contacts around the world
If you have a personal laptop, please bring it to this session.
International/Undocumented Student Emergency fund
The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), together with the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) and the Undocumented Student Support Committee (USSC), is proud to have launched the International/Undocumented Student Emergency Fund Campaign. The purpose of this campaign is to support students with severe financial hardships in order to ensure that they are able to remain at Tulane and graduate. Feel free to share the link within your networks, and if you are
interested in getting more involved reach out to us at email@example.com.
Join the OISS for a wonderful evening filled with music and fun! The Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosts a night of extended hours and entertainment every week.
Peruse the exhibits or enjoy music from a local jazz band!
International Food & Music Festival
When: 4/14/18, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Quad
Join the Office of International Students & Scholars and Office of Multicultural
Affairs this April for our annual International Food & Music Festival! There will be food from all around the world, music performances by local bands as well as students, and cultural displays and activities!
Click here to perform, host a cultural booth or purchase tickets.
International Spouses and Partners English Conversation Program
The International Spouses and Partners English Conversation Program was created to provide non-credit English instruction to the spouses and partners of Tulane international students, scholars, post-doctoral researchers, faculty and staff. The courses meet on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 during the fall and spring
semesters. The courses focus on improving students’ English speaking and conversation skills, vocabulary, and understanding of American culture.
Calling all study abroad alumni, international students, professors, and globally-minded Tulanians!
Contributors are free to submit their own pitches and ideas, but might start off by thinking about what tourism means in their experience, the impacts of tourism, or navigating the transition between tourist and resident while abroad. Submissions are needed ASAP! Deadline is set for March 15.
Tulane International Society would like to invite everyone to attend our annual Language of Love Panel Discussion. Come find out the answers to burning questions such as: Are Latin lovers real or just sexy mythical creatures? Who should pick up the check on the first date? Is love defined on different terms across different cultures? Or is love truly a universal experience? Food from Rum House will be provided!!
Salary Negotiation Tips for Women of Color
When: 3/20/18, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Where: Anna Many Lounge, Caroline Richardson Building
DR. SHANTAY BOLTON, Vice President of Tulane University’s Office of Human Resources, will guide
participants through the steps of salary negotiation. Learn how to quantify the market value of your education, skills, experience and audacious uniqueness, conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary, and create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers.
Immigration Hot Topics: Hosted by TULAP and Attorney Marco Balducci
The Interfaith Organization for Tolerance and Acceptance (IOTA) is hosting an informative panel about Sikhism and Islam. The representatives, Ms. Raj Pannu (Sikhism), and Ms. Jenny Yanez (Islam), will be holding the panel, and you will be able to participate in a 30 minute discussion at the end.
XAi Easter Excursion
When: Friday 3/30/18-Sunday 4/1/18
Where: Gulf Shores Beach Retreat
Enjoy the Easter holiday on the beautiful beach in Gulf Shores, AL with your friends from
Chi Alpha Internationals.
Dr. Rajkumar Nathaniel came to the United States as an international student from India, and is now a professor of Biological Sciences at Nicholl's State University. His research focuses on bacterial pathogens. He will be sharing about his story of faith, the Christian meaning of Easter, as well as the intersections of Faith and Science. You won't want to miss his amazing stories!
To more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
This two-day conference consists of scholars and activists working on issues related to racial reconciliation, transitional justice, historical memory, regimes of redress, and the rule of law. The conference will be both transnational and interdisciplinary in scope. Interdisciplinary synergies will be created through the inclusion of experts from regions that have experienced racial and ethnic oppression and are in the process of achieving (or have successfully achieved) reconciliation through the establishment of the rule of law, norms of redress, and cultures of
The conference will consist of four to six panels based on submitted proposals, as well as at least one keynote address and one plenary session composed by the organizers.
Working under the direct supervision of an attorney, law students at TULAP’s Immigration Consultation program will provide bimonthly legal assistance sessions and provide a free initial consultation to individuals seeking immigration advice. Consultations are confidential as mandated by lawyers’ professional code. All Tulane staff, faculty and students seeking immigration advice are welcome to make an appointment with TULAP here.
If you are in F, J, H or TN status, please note that the Office of International Students and Scholars is your primary point of contact for questions related to your current status.
Project IX: Design To Combat Sexual Assault
In this 9 week (1 credit) seminar, students will work on multi-disciplinary teams to research, design, and prototype real solutions to be implemented on campus to combat sexual assault. At the end of the semester, students will present solutions to the administration for funding and implementation in Fall 2018.
We will meet weekly between February 19th and April 30th on Wednesdays from 6:30pm-8pm.
Who is in the room: Project IX team, students, topic advisors
This process is purposefully centered around student experiences, ideas, and insights.
In conjunction with the New Orleans Tricentennial celebration and the 32nd annual Tennessee Williams/ New
Orleans Literary Festival, Le Petit Theatre presents New Orleans’ signature play. The story of Blanche DuBois and her collision with her sensuous and brutal brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski, is as dynamic and searing today as it as when it premiered in 1947. The Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork by America’s great poet-playwright, Tennessee Williams.
The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club will hold its Annual Mass and Parade celebration at St. Mary's Assumption
Church (corner of Constance and Josephine Streets) followed by the parade (corner of Felicity and Magazine)
There is also an annual downtown St. Patrick's Day parade, which begins at 6:00 PM on the corner of Burgundy and Piety in the Bywater, proceeds roughly up Royal, across Esplanade to Decatur, up Canal to Bourbon. The parade makes several "pit stops" on its way to Bourbon St.
LAVA presents A Goddessey, our feminist survival story that journeys through landscapes emotional and geologic carrying a transmuting traveler from a bleak and blurry patriarchal present into a rainbow colored feminist future with the help of ancestors geologic and otherwise. A Goddessey is the synthesis, culmination, and explosion of 15 years of earth-moving feminist acrobatic dance by LAVA.
Tulane University's Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is conducting a
research project on osteoporosis. If you are eligible to participate, you would receive at no cost a Bone Health Assessment, which includes a bone density test. Compensation for your time and travel is provided for the one-time, 2-hour visit. We will also validate your parking if needed.
If you are interested in participating please visit the links above. You will be invited to their clinical recruitment sites at 1440 Canal Street (11th floor) for clinical tests to determine whether you are eligible.
Shuttles & Transportation is Hiring!
Tulane's Shuttles & Transportation is currently hiring student employees, for both driving/office jobs. These jobs are eligible to international students (they do not require work-study). If you are interested in driving you would need to have a valid U.S. driver's license.
Taylor Student Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships
If you are searching for a dynamic job with colleagues who are passionate about social and environmental change or hoping to develop your leadership skills with other Changemakers working to create a more just and equitable society, check out these opportunities at the Taylor Center for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Design Thinking (DT) Student Fellow (4 positions)
Communication & Marketing (C&M) Student Fellows (3 positions)
CI+ Social Venture Accelerator GA (1 position available)
Life Design GA (1 position available)
Research and Scholarship in Social Innovation GA (1 position available-pending funding approval)
Design Facilitation for Social Impact GA (1 position available- pending funding approval)
Applications are due March 23rd at 11:59 PM. Apply here.
Downtown hours are an opportunity for international students, scholars, and staff at Tulane's downtown campus to
meet with an OISS advisor, ask questions, and request services. If you are a new int'l student at the downtown campus, you can also complete your required check-in process during these hours.
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