Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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Tulane National Primate Research Center (formerly Delta Regional Primate Research Center) is one of seven nationally funded primate centers under the auspices of the National Institutes of Health. Established in 1962, it is located in Covington, LA on a 500-acre tract of land.

The Center is part of Tulane University Medical Center and is dedicated to using non-human primates in biomedical research. Its staff includes approximately 20 scientists and 100 support personnel. The research programs include the disciplines of bacteriology, immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, pathology, parasitology, primate medicine, reproductive physiology, urology and virology. The center also serves as a research resource to investigators from a number of other institutions. Opportunities are available for advanced students to participate in various aspects of the research.

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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.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email crcrts@tulane.edu.

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 dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164.