Friday, September 9, 2016

Weekly Newsletter

Happy Start of a New Semester!

For those of you returning to Tulane, welcome back! And to those who have just joined us this year, welcome to an amazing community. The 2016-17 school year has begun, and it has brought with it a lot of ways to get involved in the international scene on campus. This includes communicating with international students, returned study abroad students, attending our events, or reading blogs from students who are currently abroad! Keep on reading to find out more.

Past Events:

We just had our annual Jazz and Jambalaya celebration, welcoming international students as well as returning study abroad students! It was a success, with Dunbar's providing the food and SOUL Brass Band with some amazing music. Check it out at the start of next year!

Important Announcements/Upcoming Events:

  • Spring 2017 Study Abroad Application Deadline: THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th. 
  • Returnee Mini-Conference and Welcome Back Party: Come attend this conference to learn more about studying abroad, and to welcome our returning study abroad students from the summer and previous semester! More information about the event below:
Returnee Mini-Conference
Monday, September 19th
5:00 – 7:00 PM

Greenleaf Conference Room, 101 Jones Hall

Pecha Kucha Panel of Returned Study Abroad Students

5:00-6:00 PM

Lauren Desatnick, Hebrew U., Israel
Caroline Flynn, SIT Amman, Jordan

Makenna Moore, EDUCO, France

Madeleine Grove, U of Melbourne, AUS

Madeleine Stein, DIS Copenhagen, Denmark

Emily Cohen, Curtin U, AUS

Plenary: “Transforming Selves, Expanding Lives: Study Abroad and the Politics of Cultural Understanding”

Dr. Liria Evangelista, Associate Director of Graduate Studies at Middlebury College in Buenos Aires, Argentina
6:15-7:00 PM

Welcome Back Party
7:00 PM
Jones Hall Patio

  • Our First Global Cafe: Come hang out with international students, returned study abroad students, perspective study abroad students, and internationally minded Tulane faculty and staff members. Coffee and cookies provided!

  • CGE's Photo Contest: 

Interesting Reads:

Did you know?

Any student with a Louisiana ID can go to the World War II Museum for a 50% discount during the month of September!

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Travel & Tourism Office, a section within the International Trade Administration announced a 37% increase in international visitors to New Orleans and a 36% increase in international visitors to Louisiana.

Looking Ahead:

International Education Week will be taking place the week of October 17-21. This week will 
be full of interesting events, including the Study Abroad Fair on October 19. More details to come!

Follow Tulane Study Abroad’s Instagram and Facebook for more updates!