Newsletter: October 2018 – Experimental Learning

Artist Sally Heller looks onto the early stages of the installation with Sara Abbas

In Conversation with Sally Heller

New Orleans-based artist Sally Heller worked with Newcomb Art Department students for the last two weeks of September to develop the installation Mind Over Mayhem. In October, School of Liberal Arts Writer and Editor Emily Wilkerson sat down with Heller to speak about her artistic practice, her new installation in Tulane's Carroll Gallery, and experiential learning.

Students interviewing English speaker in Independence, LA, 2015. Photo Jarrette Allen

NSF Grant Will Support Study of Language Shifts in Louisiana

Assistant Professor Nathalie Dajko explains how societal shifts may affect the way we speak. Her research is supported by a recent grant from the National Science Foundation.

Tulane alum Marshall Cox speaks with political science students

SLA Political Science Alumni Share Career Advice, Camaraderie

SLA's Political Science Department hosted the Professional Meet Up event, which gave students an opportunity to speak with individuals from a wide variety of jobs in their field.

Tulane Professor Brian Brox with students at New Orleans at City Hall this summer

SLA Students Research Policy Changes for City Government

Seven SLA students are seeing their work from the U.S. Public Policy Summer Research Shop shape citywide initiatives. Read more about their research, the summer program, and CleanUpNOLA.

SLA Deans Advisory Council members Dianne LaBasse and Loryn and Michael Kass with Dean Brian Edwards

Catching Up With Dean Edwards

After traveling to New York City for the Audacious fundraising campaign, where he met with SLA Dean's Advisory Council members, Dean Edwards reflects on how the School of Liberal Arts crosses boundaries.

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