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Monday, July 11, 2022
Prepare Your Hurricane Go Bag
Prepare for hurricane season with an emergency ‘go bag’

Professor Mike Wallace, director of the Emergency & Security Studies Program shares what to pack ahead of the storm. A longer, more descriptive version of this video is available here

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New Email Security Requirement. Student Action Required.

SoPA student email will require Duo multi-factor authentication on July 12

Tulane IT’s cybersecurity team will begin enrolling SoPA student email accounts in Duo multi-factor authentication (MFA) July 12-14. Duo MFA is a secure way to authenticate your account login to prevent cyberattacks like phishing and ransomware and to secure your personal information.

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Tidewater/Thomas J. Assad Scholarship

Awarded to academically meritorious part-time, undergraduate SoPA students majoring or minoring in Humanities or English. Students interested in applying for this award should complete the online application form by Aug. 5, 2022. 

Brian and Jill Rowe Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to students who are U.S. military veterans or on active duty with the U.S. military, with preference given to those who have been injured in the line of duty. Students interested in applying for this award should complete the online application form by Aug. 5, 2022. 
 

Congratulations to SoPA's own AJ Durand
News Section
From left, Josh Cox, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of Mayor LaToya Cantrell; Jeffery Martin, Hospitality Consultant; Suri Duitch, Dean of the Tulane School of Professional Advancement; Danielle Garrett, Director of People and Culture, Four Seasons NOLA; and Missy Sparks, Vice President of Talent Management, Ochsner Health, attend the swearing-in ceremony for New Orleans Workforce Development Board members. (Photo provided by NOWDB)

Tulane SoPA Dean Suri Duitch joins New Orleans Workforce Development Board

Board members provide oversight and guidance to city workforce development measures, and in partnership with the Mayor of New Orleans, assess program effectiveness.

Study by Tulane SoPA Kinesiology professor explores the complexity of coaching

Irina Tereschenko conducted a collaborative study that was published in Volume no. 9 of the International Sport Coaching Journal, a Human Kinetics publication.  

Join the Tulane SoPA team

  • Senior Career and Professional Development Advisor
  • Assistant Director of Academic Advising
  • Director of Data Management

Learn more about these job opportunities.

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Ancient Egypt in New Orleans: A Community Conversation at NOMA

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Queen Nefertari’s Egypt, museologist Erika Witt leads a community conversation to explore how ancient Egypt is recognized in different aspects of New Orleans’s culture. Featured panelists are experts in history, spiritualism, and iconography, and the group will discuss how resonances of ancient Egypt can be found in the daily life, work, and cultural activities of New Orleanians. This program is free to the public. Panelists include Tulane SoPA Humanities and Social Sciences professor, Melinda Nelson-Hurst.

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The SoPA bucket hat is here! We want to give three lucky newsletter readers our newest merch item. Complete the brief form linked below to enter the drawing. 

*Contest is open to Tulane SoPA students only. Winners will be contacted Friday, July 15, 2022.

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Calendar Section
  • Saturday, August 13: Last Day of Classes (Summer Session) 
  • Thursday, August 18: Last Day to Waitlist for a Course (Fall Semester)
  • Monday, August 22: Classes Begin (Fall Semester) 
  • Friday, August 26: Last Day to Confirm Registration for SoPA Students (Fall Semester) 
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Making Headlines Section
A sample of faculty, staff, and students who are mentioned in local and national news publications. 

Nola.com: Tulane SoPA helps professionals enhance careers and withstand economic changes

The Atlantic: Six Reasons the Murder Clearance Rate Is at an All-Time Low
Thinking about your next degree? 20%  Discount for Tulane Alumni.
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