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Senior Oak Wreath Applications
The Oak Wreath is bestowed upon a select group of senior women who distinguished themselves through an engaged pursuit of learning, leadership in student activities, and contribution to the Newcomb/Tulane community. For more information, email





Welcome to the Newcomb College Institute. In fulfilling our mission to educate women for leadership, we aim to connect the research, teaching, and community service missions of Tulane University. Read More

Fridays at Newcomb- Newcomb Senate Featured Speaker

Trials and Joys of being a Woman in a Man's World

  • Academic Calendar, Other
  • Dr. Paula Rookis
  • Feb 27
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Caroline Richardson Building

A Reading and Interview with Lorrie Moore

2015 Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence

  • Speaker
  • Mar 2
  • 7:00 PM
  • Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)

Lorrie Moore is the author of five collections of short stories and two novels.

Fridays at Newcomb

The History of Women's Book Clubs In New Orleans

  • Academic Calendar, Other
  • Dr. Molly Travis
  • Mar 6
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Caroline Richardson Building

  • Music
  • Irma Thomas, Michael White's Original Liberty Jazz Band, and more
  • Mar 7
  • 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Dixon Hall
  • Room 152

Praising the "Queen of Gospel" in the "Birthplace of Jazz"

  • Speaker
  • Mar 9
  • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
  • Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)
  • Room 203

Alberto-Culver Lecture Featuring Debora L. Spar, president of Barnard College, the women’s undergraduate college affiliated with Columbia University

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