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Keeping up with Altmans: Rachel Lewis Participates in TUSCLA Conference  -  Dec 13, 2017
On December 2, 2017, Senior Rachel Lewis participated in the XV Annual Tulane University Student Conference on Latin America, or TUSCLA. Sponsored by the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TUSCLA allows undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present their... more
Chat with a Diplomat: Foreign Policy in Iraq after ISIS  -  Nov 20, 2017
Join us for a talk with Mr. Timmy Davis, Consul General for the U.S. Consulate in Basrah, Iraq. View Mr. Davis' bio: Date:     Tuesday, November 28, 2017Time:     3:30pmPlace:     Jones 204 Pizza party to follow.   
Keeping up with Altmans: A Papal Visit  -  Nov 17, 2017
Junior Elissa Todd, who is spending her Fall semester abroad in Colombia, wrote to us about Pope Francis' recent visit to Bogotá. She went through great lengths to witness his visit, including biking for over an hour to see the Pope deliver mass to over a million people. She says, "Hola a todos... more
The Selective Enforcement of Government Regulation: Battleground States and the EPA  -  Nov 01, 2017
Join us for a lecture by Huseyin Gulen of Purdue University entitled "The Selective Enforcement of Government Regulation: Battleground States and the EPA." The presentation is authored by Huseyin Gulen and Brett W. Myers. "The Electoral College creates incentives for politicians and regulators to... more
We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria  -  Oct 23, 2017
We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria featuring Dr. Wendy Pearlman, Political Scientist, Northwestern University Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PMBuilding: Rogers Memorial ChapelLocation: uptown campus This is the capstone event in the three-part Refugee... more
From Aid to Trade and Entrepreneurship: The Case of Haiti  -  Oct 18, 2017
The Payson Graduate Program in Global Development and The Altman Program in International Relations and Business are pleased to invite you to an intriguing lecture on breaking the cycle of poverty in Haiti through trade, entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration with private and public-sector... more
Keeping up with Altmans  -  Aug 03, 2017
Rising Junior Kate Hahn-Madole recently attended the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) seminar on "Women in Global  Policy." The Altman Program, along with the Newcomb College Institute, supported her trip to the seminar in Washington. While in DC, she got to network with established... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Rising Senior Grant Lewis' Accelerated Summer  -  Jun 20, 2016
Rising Altman senior Grant Lewis (far left) spent his entire junior year abroad, first in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the IFSA-Butler Argentine Universities Program, and then in Madrid, Spain at Tulane's partner, ICADE (which you can read about on our blog). Immediately following his time abroad,... more
Keeping Up with Altmans: A Summer on Capitol Hill  -  Jun 12, 2016
Rising Altman Junior Danny Finley was busy on Capitol Hill before heading off for his Year Abroad in Brazil and Spain! Just after landing in Rio, Danny sent this dispatch about his summer as a Legislative Intern for Congressman Cedric Richmond. What an exciting time to be working in Washington, D.... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Senior Nate Benjamin awarded a Fulbright  -  May 05, 2016
Nathan "Nate" Benjamin just graduated from Tulane as a member of the inaugural class of Altman Scholars who were admitted back in 2012. While on campus, he majored in Political Economy (B.A.) and Management (B.S.M.), became President of the Model U.N. club and studied abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica... more