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Keeping up with Altmans: Summer Program in Japan  -  Aug 12, 2019
Lisa Radin at a summer festival in Tokyo. Lisa Radin of the 2022 cohort spent part of her summer participating in Sophia University’s short-term summer program in Tokyo, Japan. Lisa started her summer with the rest of her cohort participating in the Altman Rising Sophomore Study Abroad Program in... more
Keeping up with Altmans: A Summer in Indonesia  -  Jul 08, 2019
Alex awaiting the arrival of the Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense As part of the U.S. State Department student intern program, Alex Duffy of the 2021 cohort is working as an intern this summer at the U.S. Embassy Jakarta in Jakarta, Indonesia. She took a few moments out of her busy schedule to... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Studying the Arab-Israeli Conflict in Jerusalem  -  Jul 05, 2019
Reagan at the Western Wall. Reagan Orloff of the 2021 cohort recently participated in the Stacy Mandel Palagye and Keith Palagye Program for Middle East Peace. Students who participate in this summer program travel to Israel to learn about the Arab-Israeli conflict firsthand. Reagan took classes... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Boren Scholars in Washington, D.C.  -  Jul 02, 2019
Boren Scholars Grant Little and Katie Latham in Washington, D.C. Rising juniors Skye Turner, Katie Latham, and Grant Little have begun their Boren activities! They attended a two-day convocation in Washington, D.C. in June, where they learned about the opportunities for Boren recipients who hope... more
Altman Scholars Featured in Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine  -  Jun 06, 2019
L-R: Grant Little, Reagan Orloff, Katie Latham, Halley Wong, and Margo Schnapf jump for joy in Vietnam! Their photo was featured in the Spring 2019 issue of the Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine.​​​ The Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine, a biannual magazine published by Tulane University'... more
Keeping up with Altmans: David Woodside Joins the Peace Corps  -  Jun 06, 2019
The Altman Program has its first Peace Corps volunteer! David Woodside of the 2019 cohort has been assigned to Ukraine as a Business Development Volunteer. He will undergo extensive language training before starting his assignment this fall. He will be stationed in Ukraine until October 2021.... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Three Boren Scholars in the 2021 Cohort!  -  Jun 06, 2019
We have not one, not two, but three Boren scholars this year!  This prestigious program provides generous funding to support study abroad in world regions deemed critical to U.S. interests. Sophomores Katie Latham, Grant Little, and Skye Turner of the 2021 cohort were awarded the scholarships to... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Matt Brown and Sam Wetzel Attend Skinnovation  -  May 23, 2019
Altman Scholars Matt Brown and Sam Wetzel traveled to Innsbruck, Austria, in March to attend Skinnovation, a startup and entrepreneurship conference that brings together investors, entrepreneurship enthusiasts, startups, and corporate groups. Matt and Sam spent three days attending talks,... more
Origins of the Suburban Crisis - April 17, 2019  -  Mar 27, 2019
Dr. Thomas J. Sugrue Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History Director of the Collaborative on Global Urbanism at New York University The lecture will trace the history of real estate from the 1920s to the present through the story of Euclid, Ohio — famous for the 1926 Supreme Court... more
Borrowing Credibility: Global Banks and Monetary Regimes - February 7, 2019  -  Feb 01, 2019
A talk by Jana Grittersova, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science and Cooperating Faculty of the Department of Economics at University of California, Riverside Date: February 7, 2019 Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm Place: Gibson Hall, Room 126 Sponsored by the Altman Program in... more

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