Ongoing: The Louisiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other
Languages (LaTESOL) annual conference will be held in the LBC on November
7. Follow the link for more information about registration
and proposals. (CLICK HERE)
– New Orleans Film Festival. The 25th
Annual New Orleans Film Festivalis proud to present its
Latino Film Sidebar Series. This year, 2 feature length films and 5 short
films by Latino filmmakers have been selected to premiere at the New
Orleans Film Festival. For more information about the festival please
follow the links. (CLICK HERE) and (CLICK
10/26/14 Angola Prison Rodeo with Chi Alpha. The Angola Prison Rodeo is
the longest running prison rodeo in the nation. It is hosted at the prison
in the fall and spring each year. For information about tickets and
departure times check out the Facebook event and follow
10/29/14 Take Back The Night: 23rd annual Take Back the
Night march @ Loyola's Marquette Hall to Tulane. Take
Back the Night is an international movement dedicated to raising awareness
about sexual violence in all forms and lending support to survivors. Follow
the link for more information: (CLICK
Building (Downtown Campus) has allocated # 1819 from 1-3 pm on all weekdays as
quiet prayer space for students of all religious denominations.
with the O”. 12pm-1pm
LBC, G04. Every Wednesday, The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
hosts a great mid-week break and a fun social hour.Want to know about what’s going on in the Office of
Multicultural Affairs? Follow the link to their live calendar of events! (CLICK
Ongoing: Please consider joining the Dissertation Progress Groupto
explore how you might overcome personal barriers to working on your
project. We will consider common dilemmas facing graduate students
trying to move forward with their writing, and assist in identifying
strategies for taking the edge off the strain. Follow the link for more
information about the Dissertation Progress Group.(CLICK HERE) *Note
10/17/14 is the last day to join.
This week OISS features Claire, a member of
the International Student Advisory Board and a Tulane graduate student.
What is your favorite food?
Has to be a piece of strawberry cheesecake,
especially from Junior's.
What is your favorite class?
Believe it or not, Introduction to Accounting! and Movie
What is your favorite thing about Tulane?
Everyone is so proud and excited to be a Tulanian.
What has been the best thing about being
in New Orleans?
The best thing here, which is also the biggest difference from
Shanghai, is the slow and soothing lifestyle. Just walk out of the door and
there will be parties and festivals ready for you.
What would you like to do before you
leave the city?
I really want to swim in the Mississippi river
once, hope it will not be the very last swim I have.
What do you like about being on ISAB?
I am really glad I can be part of ISAB and help
international students and scholars by providing them with the
school resources and communicating their needs to the board. It's
very rewarding to think what I am doing may help them enjoy a better
time in Tulane.
What is something you would like to say
to the OISS community and its friends?
OISS is the best place to turn to when you have concerns, need
help, or you just want to make friends, and explore more about New
Orleans. I am so glad to be part of it.
The mission of the Office of International Students and
Scholars is to provide leadership in the internationalization of Tulane
University by supporting the Tulane international community and
facilitating cross-cultural interaction. By way of support, OISS offers
quality programs and services and ensures compliance with federal
Our strong belief is that a vibrant international
community enriches Tulane University and the New Orleans community and is
an essential component to understanding our role within the world