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The Altman Program supports events that promote an integrated approach towards liberal arts and business disciplines, address the interconnectedness of today's globalized world, and touch upon changing opportunities in global economies, politics, and culture - both from academic and practical points of views. Sign up to receive email notification of Altman-sponsored events.

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: Kate Hahn-Madole attends PLEN seminar on Women in Global Policy  -  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. Immediately following his time abroad, he joined a team of college... 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
Keeping up with Altmans: Congratulations to Amanda Verdi, Altman's First Boren Scholar  -  Apr 25, 2016
Congratulations are in order as the Altman Program celebrates rising junior, Amanda Verdi, who is the recipient of the Altman Program's first-ever David L. Boren Scholarship for study abroad. The Boren Scholarship Program, which is an initiative of the US Government's National Security Education... more
Altman Interdisciplinary Lectures Series - Jo Cavanagh, OAM, CEO of Family Life  -  Apr 25, 2016
The Altman Program is excited to co-sponsor, along with the Tulane School of Social Work, a lecture by Jo Cavanagh, "Social Enterprise & Frugal Innovation: Strategies for Social Change, Impact & Wellbeing from a Community-Owned Nonprofit Model in Australia." The purpose of the Altman... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Altman Scholar Molly Noonan to intern on Conan  -  Apr 15, 2016
While finishing up her sophomore year in the Altman Program at Tulane University, Communication and Management major Molly Noonan stopped by the Altman office with some great news - she'd secured an internship writing for Conan in Los Angeles! Given that she'll be doing comedy writing all summer,... more
Altman Scholars in the World: Altman Seniors visit Cuba  -  Mar 28, 2016
Three seniors in the Altman Program received an Altman Scholarly Engagement Grant to fund a research excursion to Havana, Cuba. Harley Jackson, Kaila Lopez, and Michael Swanson (all Altman Class of 2016) spent a week in the capital city studying the inner workings of the political, economic, and... more