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
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International Student Conversation Hour with the BCM
If you're an international student wanting to practice your English and/or learn about American culture or an American student who wants to help international students learn English and American culture, then this event is for you! This will take place after the weekly Family Dinner at 6:30. Provided by the BCM Christian Community.
Health is a key component to academic success. As part of our ongoing efforts to create a healthier Tulane, Campus Health is sponsoring the Healthy Campus Summit. Featuring a keynote on the intersection of health and academic success and breakout sessions on a
variety of topics, the primary purpose of the summit is to increase the dialogue around health and how our campus community can continue to support and build a healthier Tulane.
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: TOMORROW 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.
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
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!
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.
Check out this new exciting venture showcasing farm to table local produce, ethnographic and organics arts of New Orleans and its cultural heritage. Initiated by the Heritage Foundation for Arts and Cultural Sustainability.
When: Halloween Weekend (Oct 27-29)
Where: City Park, New Orleans
Experience this musical gumbo of music, art, community, cuisine and all the mystery and
adventure that Halloween weekend in New Orleans conjures up. Enjoy more than 65 bands over three days!
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 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.