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    • Panel Talks Romance Across Cultures
      Tulane International Society has hosted the Language of Love panel as a part of the Newcomb College Institute long before Kayla Bruce, senior and president of TIS, came to Tulane, but its tradition has only continued to grow. 
      Read more on The Hullabaloo, March 11, 2015

    • A Reading and Interview with Lorrie Moore
      Lorrie Moore is the author of five collections of short stories and two novels.
      Read more on NOLA.com, March 2, 2015

    • Lorrie Moore at Tulane and more things to do in New Orleans Monday
      Lorrie Moore reads at Tulane.
      Read more on NOLA.com, March 1, 2015

    • Novelist Lorrie Moore to give reading at Tulane
      Novelist Lorrie Moore, author of "A Gate at the Stairs" and a finalist for the Story Prize, will give a public reading from her work this week as this year's Zale-Kimmerling Write in Residence at Tulane University. 
      Read more on the Uptown Messenger, February 28, 2015

    • Lorrie Moore bring her witty prose to Tulane March 2
      Moore is scheduled to speak at Tulane's Kendall Cram lecture hall Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. The writer will read from Bark and answer questions. 
      Read more on Gambit, February 20, 2015

    • A literary debut with clout: Mount Holyoke College history grad draws on her degree to pen acclaimed novel
      Today Katy Smith is an adjunct professor in the Newcomb College Institute at Tulane University in New Orleans, a division of the university that’s geared to women undergraduates; she teaches history and research skills.
      Read more on Gazettenet.com, November 26, 2014
    • Leading biographers and memoirists to appear at Tulane Saturday
      Four leading practitioners of biography, literary criticism and memoir will gather for a daylong symposium of readings and panel discussions at Tulane University on Saturday, October 25th. The program is sponsored by the Tulane University Department of English and Newcomb College Institute through the Zale-Kimmerling Fund and Barnes and Noble College Booksellers.
      Read more on NOLA.com, October 20, 2014
    • Women's Equality Day? Right to Vote Commemorate But Louisiana Lags Behind in 2014
      In Louisiana 61 percent of women are the primary or sole wage earners for their family, according to Rosalind Cook, a professor at Tulane University’s Newcomb College Institute. However, Louisiana women earn just 67 cents for each dollar earned by men. The second-worst pay gap in the nation means that women achieve a median annual income of just $31,586.
      Read more in Nola Defender, August 26, 2014

    • People in Business, July 20, 2014
      Kaye N. Courington has been appointed to a three-year term on the Director's Advisory Council of the Newcomb College Institute, an academic center at Tulane University with a mission to educate women for leadership. 
      Read more in The Advocate, August 2, 2014

    • Students Need an Education in Sexual Assault - Before College
    • Sally Kenney, NCI Executive Director, worked with the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault to develop a report that says universities need to do a better job of investigating and reporting sexual assaults.
      Read more in the Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2014

    • Author Jesmyn Ward brings celebrity, smarts and Southern roots to Tulane faculty
    • Ward has been named to the first Paul and Debra Gibbons Professorship at Tulane University and will work in the English Department. In her new position, she also will work closely with the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Newcomb College Institute.
    • Read more on NOLA.com, April 16, 2014

    • Tulane Plans $46 Million Building for the Newcomb College Institute, Campus Dining
      Construction is scheduled to start next year on a four-story, $46 million building that will house the Newcomb College Institute staff and activities, as well as a new dining facility. Sally Kenney, NCI Executive Director, believes it will be "a fabulous campus hub that's going to bring women's programs into the 21st century."
    • Read more on NOLA.com, April 15, 2014

    • Women in Business Q&A: Dr. Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization
      Dr. Firestone shares her professional knowledge by serving on numerous boards and advisory councils including: Women's Leadership Initiative at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Enterprising Women Advisory Board, Forbes Executive Women's Board, Newcomb College Institute Director's Advisory Council, the International Women's Forum, and The Women's Jewelry Association. She also sits on Mayor Bloomberg's Commission on MWBEs for New York City. 
    • Read more in Huffington Post, April 15, 2014

    • Chelsea Peretti at One Eyed Jacks, Tony Kushner at NOMA, and more things to do in New Orleans Wednesday
  • Tulane to Host Novelist Susan Choi for Reading and Public Interview
    Tulane University's long-running series presenting women writers will this year host Susan Choi, a novelist and Pulitzer finalist, for a public reading and interview session on March 17. Read more in the Uptown Messenger, March 9, 2014 
  • Mardi Gras Indian Queens stake their claim to an essential role in a singular New Orleans tradition
    Begun as a program of the Newcomb Institute at Tulane University, Queens Rule! organized public discussions with Indian queens and worked with Newcomb new media classes to create video tributes to Littdell Banister, and other masking queens.
    Read more on NOLA.com, March 2, 2014

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