Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

The Women in Higher Education Series - An Evening with the Chairs: A Personal Journey

November 16th, 2010
6:00 PM (reception) - 6:30 PM (panel)

Caroline Richardson Building
Anna Many Lounge
Tulane University
Uptown Campus

Women in higher education face unique challenges as they navigate their careers and their lives. The Women in Higher Education Series seeks to create a forum through which to explore some of these issues. Please join the Doctoral Women‘€™s Association of New Orleans and the Newcomb College Center for Research on Women for an intimate evening of discussion with three of Tulane‘€™s most distinguished women Chairs as they reflect on their experiences as women in higher education.

Panel members include:

  • Sally Kenney, Ph.D. Newcomb College Endowed Chair, Executive Director of Newcomb College Institute, Professor
  • Nora Lustig, Ph.D. Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Department of Economics, Stone Center for Latin America Studies
  • Jeanette H. Magnus, M.D., Ph.D. Cecile Usdin Professor in Women‘€™s Health, Chair of Community Health Sciences Department, Director of Tulane Xavier National Center of Excellence in Women‘€™s Health




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Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

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Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.