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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
OISS Digest 10/18
Weekly Digest for October 18, 2017
IN THIS WEEK'S DIGEST...
CGE NEWS & EVENTS - International Education Week!, Pumpkin Global Cafe, EAPP Conversation Partner Program, Friday Fest for IEW
TULANE OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS - Newcomb College Institute Events, Glam Jam Variety Show, Irma Relief Donations, International Mom's Club Events, UndocuAlly Training, Refugee Speakers Series, Public Design
INFORMATION SECURITY REMINDER - Watch out for email and phishing scams! Vital info below.
HAPPENING IN NEW ORLEANS - St. Basil
International Food Festival,Oktoberfest, Ballet Hispanico, Magazine St. Art Market, Voodoo Festival, Irish Movie Nite
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK!
OCTOBER 16 - 20
Each year, International Education Week highlights the benefits of internationalization efforts at Tulane. This year's theme is "Together Tulane," and events include a keynote speech on human rights, the Tulane Study Abroad Fair, a Careers Abroad Panel, and much more. Click here for a complete schedule of events, including locations and times. Sponsored by the Center for Global Education. For more info, email Emily Capdeville at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CGE NEWS & EVENTS
IEW Friday Fest!
When: Friday October 20th 4-6 PM
Where: Pocket Park, LBC
Join us to celebrate the end of International Education Week with music, food and Brazilian lawn games!
This program pairs a native English-speaking student with an international student to work on their conversational English. This program will also help native English-speakers practice the native language of the international student. Through partnerships with Tulane International Society, we also hold events that allow you to meet and socialize with other
HAPPENINGS AT TULANE
International Mom's Club Events (Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship)
Pumpkin Farm at Liuzza Land
Pumpkins and a petting zoo, pony rides, areas for the kids to play, and wagon rides through the field area!
Where: Stone Auditorium,
Woldenburg Art Center, Room 210
Learn about U.S. immigration policy and its impact on the undocumented and DACAmented communities in the United States. This activity is part of a multi-themed city-wide Teach-In involving many different local colleges and universities. The goal of the Teach-In is to educate and learn for action on a topical and relevant issue facing our communities.
Collection boxes are located at Weatherhead, Willow, Wall, Greenbaum, and Sharp dorms as well as outside of the LBC Barnes and Nobles, Reily Center, Center for Public Service and Newcomb College Institute (house on Freret).
The Hurricane Irma Relief Supply Drive will also be tabling both on McAlister and within the LBC throughout the month of
Public Design Thinking Workshop
When: Friday October 20, 9:00 AM
Where: Kendall Cram room,
As part of the Taylor Center's NewDay Speaker Series, this is a public design thinking workshop in which participants will learn hands-on tips and tricks on how to generate creative ideas and bring those ideas to life through prototyping. It is hosted by Justin Massa from Ideo.
Refugee Speakers Series
When: Thursday November 2, 4-5:30 PM
Where: Rogers Memorial Chapel
This is the capstone event in the three-part Refugee Speakers
Series featuring Dr. Pearlman. She is a Political Scientist at Northwestern University who recently published a book based on her interviews with hundreds of Syrian Refugees.
Glam JamVariety Show
With Ms. Paul Tulane
When: October 26, 9 - 11 PM
Where: LBC 213 Kendall Cram
EVERYONE is welcome to celebrate Pride Month with a new showcase like something you've never
seen before! From dancing to drag, from vocalists to ventriloquists, anything could happen. There will be free food as well! If you are interested in more activities pertaining to Pride Month contact The 'O' for more information.
This festival will showcase the multi-ethnic parish with dishes from the Mediterranean, Russia, Serbia, Eastern Europe, Ethiopia, and Louisiana, including many vegetarian options! There will also be live Middle Eastern and south Louisiana music!
Led by Cuban-American director Eduardo Vilaro, this performance includes a tribute to Cuban dance with music by Grammy-winner Paquito D’Rivera, cinematic work of celebrated Mexican choreographer Tania Pérez Salas, and a passionate, flamenco-inspired piece by internationally acclaimed dance maker Annabelle Lopez Ochoa!
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday night at 6pm for our Weekend Movie Nights! Every Friday we put on a different Irish or Celtic themed film ranging from documentaries to comedies.
Magazine St. Art Market
When: Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Friday 4-9pm, Sat + Sun Noon-6pm )
Where: Dat Dog courtyard, Magazine St.
Come experience the best of our local painters, photographers, jewelers and
craftsman who will be displaying their work.
Global Cafe: A gathering of internationally-minded Tulanians.
Location: Lavin-Bernick Center (Bldg. 29) Mezzanine, 2nd floor
Time: Every Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
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.
DOWNTOWN OFFICE HOURS
Location: Tidewater Building Room 2460,
Time: Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
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.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.