Join us Tuesdays from 2:00- 4:00 PM for coffee, snacks, and conversation in the Mezzanine in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life for a celebration of all things New Orleans. Sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad, the Office of International Students and Scholars and the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life.
Photo Contest for International Education Week (IEW)
Participate in this year's IEW photo contest! This year the theme is Together Tulane. Click here or on the flyer to see the instructions on how to enter. The deadline to submit
your photo is on Friday, September 29.
The MLR weekend is designed to fortify participants in
their leadership at Tulane, New Orleans and beyond, with interactive activities designed to create an environment for individuals to explore cultural identity, share experiences and discuss the meaning of leadership within the context of a diverse society. Participants should come prepared to participate in activities by sharing views, attitudes, beliefs and experiences openly and honestly.
Sylvia R. Frey Lecture: Between Empires - West African Muslims in the Gulf South
Richard Brent Turner's talk will explore the history and socio-political experiences of the urban and literate West African Muslims who were brought to New Orleans during the era that spanned trans-Atlantic slavery and and their impact on black internationalism and the rich musical cultures of the Gulf South region.
Graduate and Professional Student Reception by The 'O'
When: September 22, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Tulane Law School
(Weinmann Hall, Bldg. 32)
In order to attend please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to RSVP is September 15th.
Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists
Hailing from across the United States, the artists in this exhibition explore new ways of abstraction based on experimental, process-oriented methods. Intended to defamiliarize common imagery, their practices preclude figurative recognition or easy comprehension.
Newcomb College Institute (NCI) Meet & Eat
When: Various dates (see below or click on flyer)
Where: 7025 Freret St. (NCI House - right next to the library.)
Come over to the NCI House (7025 Freret St.) on September 11th anytime
between 12:30-1:30 PM to have lunch and meet fellow students and NCI staff. Here are the other dates: 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, and 12/4. You are also welcome to study at the NCI House. Food will be supplied until it runs out.
Newcomb College Institute Experiential Learning and Internship Opportunities
When: Various sessions (click on flyer)
Where: 7025 Freret St. (NCI House - right next to the library.)
Information on all the PLEN Opportunities can be found here.
Come to an NCI Information Session on September 5th at noon or September 14th at 4 PM to learn more about the NCI summer internship grant, research grants, PLEN and Feminist Camp grants, and the NCI Women to Women Mentoring Program(applications are open until September 26). The sessions are at the NCI House (7025 Freret). More sessions will happen throughout the school year and you can e-mail questions to Betsy at email@example.com.
ONGOING WEEKLY EVENTS
UPTOWN OFFICE HOURS
Location: 6901 Willow St.
Time: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00
For general information, check-in, document drop off/pick up, and letter requests, come visit us. If you would like to meet with an advisor, please schedule an appointment.
PRAYER SPACE (DOWNTOWN)
Location: Tidewater Rm 1506
Time: Open whenever building is open
Tidewater Building, 15th Floor, Room 1506 has been dedicated as a quiet prayer space for students of all religious denominations
CHECK THE DIGEST WEEKLY FOR MORE UPDATES ABOUT TIMES AND LOCATIONS.
Global Cafe: A gathering of internationally-minded Tulanians.
When: Every Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Lavin-Bernick Center (Bldg. 29) Mezzanine, 2nd floor
Join us Tuesdays from 2:00- 4:00 PM for coffee and conversation in the Mezzanine in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad, the Office of International Students and Scholars and the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life.
Where: Tidewater Building Room 2460,
When Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00
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.
During the week of September 11-17, the Louisiana Restaurant Association’s Greater New Orleans Chapter is sponsoring the annual “We Live to Eat Restaurant Week.”
During the weeklong celebration of New Orleans cuisine, participating restaurants throughout New Orleans will offer special prix fixe (fixed price) menus, giving diners the opportunity to try items for a major discount
INFORMATION SECURITY REMINDER!
Protect yourself from online threats! --
Visit eAcademy (https://tulane.onthehub.com) and download both a free licensed copy of Trend Micro Anti-Virus and the OpenDNS roaming client for password phishing protection.
These applications will help protect your computer and the University network.
fall for phishing emails! -- Before clicking on a link in a message, please forward any suspicious emails or requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for verification. Tulane University will never ask you for your password in an email. Allowing your password to get into the hands of a scammer results in thousands of phishing messages distributed throughout the Tulane email system. If you are ever unsure of a message contact the Technical Support and Network Operations Center at (504)988-8888 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Our staff are standing ready to address any questions or concerns. It is better to ask first than to click on an unsafe link.
The mission of the Office of International Students & Scholars is to provide leadership in the internalization 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 immigration regulations. 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 global community.