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Tulane University’s campuses will remain closed and classes cancelled until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Evening classes WILL be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 as will online classes, unless you are notified otherwise by your instructor. Some special events will continue as planned and employees will be notified if they need to report to work. Visit tulane.edu/emergency for more information.

Mapping Carnival--Welcome Back!!

Location: Uptown Campus
Butler Hall Lounge


Welcome back, students! The spring is an exciting time to be in New Orleans. We will catch up on everyone's breaks--talk about Third Coast and the importance of carnival: we will look at various carnival routes, themes, and discuss the history of this important cultural phenomenon and how it relates to space.

We will also discuss our plans for this semester and the great events that we have lined up!

Dinner will be included for students who RSVP.


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TET Vietnamese New Year Festival Field Trip

Location: Uptown Campus
Butler Hall Lounge (We will meet here and then take a van.)


Vietnamese New Year Festival is a unique celebration of Vietnamese New Year traditions in New Orleans, Louisiana. Held at the principal parish for the community, Mary Queen of Vietnam Church, thousands attend to ring in the New Year with firecrackers, fireworks, services and dragon dances. There's folk music, dancers and traditional games as traditional Vietnamese delicacies including banh mi, grilled meats and exotic fruit drinks are served alongside inspired classics such as Vietnamese po-boys.


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Third Coast Residential Learning Community: Unfathomable City--Storytelling Through Maps

Location: Uptown Campus
Butler Lounge


Clark Executive Director of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and Co-Author of Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, Rebecca Snedeker, will discuss story-telling and map-making. 

Here is more information about Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas 


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Grants, Scholarships, Internships--GET MONEY, GET OPPORTUNITIES, GET PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Location: Uptown Campus
Butler Hall Lounge


Dr. Charlotte Vail, director of the Honors program and Dr. Jennifer Beers, coordinator of Nationally Competitive Scholarships will visit Third Coast to help support you in research scholarships, internships, grants, and other professional development opportunities for students on and off campus. This talk will help you become more aware of the resources available at Tulane and support you in connecting your academic interests with professional opportunities in this region. We look forward to seeing you there!


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