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The Altman Program and Tulane's Stone Center hosts Dr. Edward Fischer  -  Mar 24, 2016
Dr. Edward Fischer will be visiting Tulane March 31-April 1 and will give a number of talks around campus. Dr. Fischer is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies (and the Institute for Coffee Studies) at Vanderbilt University. He is also the founder of Maní... more
Altman Scholars in the World: Altman Senior Ethan Levy Meets President Bill Clinton  -  Mar 20, 2016
Altman Senior, Ethan Levy, class of 2016, has been innovating since he started his tenure at Tulane almost four years ago, and all of his entrepreneurship has most recently culminated in the online sharing site, FailUp, a website where students can post their ideas for various ventures and allow... more
Altman Co-Presents: Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics  -  Mar 02, 2016
Please join the Altman Program and the Tulane University Department of Political Science for the following talk by Joseph Sassoon, "Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics." Dr. Sassoon is the Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah Chair at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Congratulations to Sara Scott & Andrew Landsiedel  -  Jan 31, 2016
Altman Sophomores Sara Scott & Andrew Landsiedel, along with their teammates from the A.B. Freeman School of Business, were mightily disappointed when the PriceWaterhouseCooper Case Challenge was cancelled last month due to Snowzilla, the incredible blizzard that stopped business in the... more
Altman Co-Presents: "Digital Humanitarianism and the Corrosion of the Compassion Protocol"  -  Jan 20, 2016
On Friday, January 15, Dr. Jonathan Ong visited Tulane to give a talk entitled, "Digital Humanitarianism and the Corrosion of the Compassion Protocol: Obstacles to Voice, Listening and Healing in Post-Disaster Philippines." Dr. Ong is Lecturer of Media and Communication at the University of... more
Altman Co-Presents: Europe, Neoliberalism and the Refugee Crisis: Notes from Germany  -  Jan 15, 2016
The Altman Program is happy to co-present a talk by German Councilman Florian Kubsch from the state of Augsburg on Monday, February 1 at 4 PM in the Qatar Ballroom. This talk, "Europe, Neoliberalism and the Refugee Crisis: Notes from Germany," co-presented by the Tulane Department of Political... more
Altman Innovation: Daniel Goldbaum and BragOn  -  Dec 15, 2015
Walking around Tulane University, one would be hard-pressed to find a student who doesn't have a smartphone with more than a few mobile applications, better known simply as "apps," that they consider to be vital! Altman Senior Daniel Goldbaum is working hard to add one more to the cache of apps... more
Altman in the News: FailUp  -  Nov 24, 2015
Taking advice from Thomas A. Edison, the inventor of the light bulb, Altman senior Ethan Levy is finding promise in failure. As Edison said, "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Levy, a member of the Altman inaugural cohort who is graduating in May with a BA in... more
Altman in the News: Altmans are Finalists in Price Waterhouse Cooper's Case Competition  -  Nov 20, 2015
Congratulations are in order to two Altman's, Sara Scott and Andrew Landsiedel, whose team is advancing to the National Competition in Price Waterhouse Cooper's 2015 Challenge Case Competition! According to PWC, the purpose of the challenge is "to increase students' exposure to professional... more
Altman Career Development  -  Oct 30, 2015
The Altman Program hosted Tulane's Career Specialists Ed Pittman, Byron Kantrow and Julie Hauber, on the Uptown Campus on Wednesday, October 21st as part of Altman's Career Development Series for Altman Scholars. One of the major goals of the Altman program is to prepare our scholars for careers in... more