Can’t-Miss School of Liberal Arts Homecoming Events Next Week! – October 11 Newsletter

Tulane School of Liberal Arts Newsletter, October 11, 2023


Courtney Bryan, Tulane University

Composer and pianist Courtney Bryan earns 2023 'genius grant' award

Courtney Bryan, associate professor and the Albert and Linda Mintz Professor of Music in Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts, has been named a 2023 recipient of one of the most coveted honors in academia — an $800K 'genius grant' from the MacArthur Foundation.

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Tulane alumnus and retired English professor Herbert Weil Jr.

Herb Weil PhD Professorship in the Humanities

Tulane alum Herb Weil (A&S ’54) recently gifted us with a Professorship in the Humanities, an endowed faculty position to help young scholars in the global humanities.

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Tulane Classical Studies students

Student Spotlight: Classical Studies Excavating Pompeii

Junior Skylar Morgan jumped at the chance to be one of two SLA students who spent 5 weeks on an archeological excavation in Pompeii led by Classical Studies Professor Allison Emmerson — learning every aspect of fieldwork.

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Join the School of Liberal Arts for Wave '23

Join Us for Wave Weekend!

#TUWave23 is almost here! We hope you'll join us for 2023 School of Liberal Arts Homecoming activities — all event details below.

Featured School of Liberal Arts Events

Friday, October 20

Catch Up with Dean Brian Edwards    
Come enjoy games, snacks & conversation while playing ball with SLA on the quad!    
1:30 – 2:30pm | Josephine Louise Quad (Broadway St @ Newcomb Hall)

Saturday, October 21

School of Liberal Arts Wave '23 Tailgate Tent in Tailgate Village    
Food, festivities, spirited fun & plenty of school swag!    
10:30am | Berger Family Lawn (LBC Quad)    
Kickoff at 2:30pm & the Tulane University Marching Band at halftime!

Homecoming tailgate images

Additional School Of Liberal Arts Events

Friday, October 20

Summer Opportunities Fair    
Learn about unique programs, courses, funding opportunities, and more!    
11:30am – 12:30pm | LBC, Room 213

Panel Discussion: Tulane to the Max    
Hear from a panel of four upper-division Tulane students, including three SLA majors and minors who will share their own college experiences.    
1:30 – 2:25pm | Dixon Hall Auditorium

Hot Glass Demo    
Join Professor Gene Koss with students from the Glass Studio Team for a favorite annual demonstration.    
2 – 3pm | Woldenberg Art Center, Pace-Wilson Glass Studio

Full Wave '23 Weekend Schedule

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