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Gender and Racial Diversity of Louisiana's Judges
October 2016

The judiciary in Louisiana doesn’t reflect the state’s gender or racial diversity, according to a new Newcomb College Institute report that finds the number of women and minority men serving as judges lags behind their representation in the population. Click here to view the report.

under the oaks 2016


2017 Oak Wreath Application

Application due: 
March 13, 2017 at 5 p.m.

The Oak Wreath is bestowed upon a select group of senior women who have distinguished themselves through an engaged pursuit of learning, leadership in student activities, and contribution to the Newcomb/Tulane community.  A dinner will be held in honor of Oak Wreath recipients and a faculty member of their choosing who has positively influenced their college career on Tuesday, May 16. In addition, Oak Wreath recipients will be honored individually at the Under the Oaks Ceremony on Friday, May 19. Click on the link for the 2017 Oak Wreath Application.

Newcomb Summer Session: Women's Literature 
Application due: 
March 31, 2017

Newcomb College Institute is launching Newcomb Summer Session, a selective pre-college program in women's literature and leadership. Students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school will get a preview of the college classroom while forming a community centered on exploring gender through feminist texts that span 20th century modernism and 21st century multimedia. Learn more and apply here.



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Welcome to the Newcomb College Institute. In fulfilling our mission to educate women for leadership, we aim to connect the research, teaching, and community service missions of Tulane University. Read More

  • Other
  • Feb 20
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Newcomb College Institute

Come to the NCI House (7025 Freret St.) to meet with fellow students and staff while sharing a meal! Come by any time from 11:30-12:30. We will have food until it runs out.

NCI Summer Internship Grant Application Opens

Application open through April 10th at 5 pm

  • Other
  • Mar 1
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Newcomb College Institute Summer Internship Funding Program offers competitive grants of up to $2,000 to support housing and travel costs for undergraduate women and gender minorities in internship positions that relate to NCI's mission.

NCI Grants, Internships, and Experiential Learning Information Session

NCI Internship Grants, PLEN Grants, and Mentoring Program

  • Other
  • Mar 2
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Newcomb College Institute

Come to this session to hear about the wonderful grants and programs NCI has to offer.

  • Other
  • Mar 3
  • 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This semester, women-identified and gender minority sophomores, juniors, and seniors can apply to be matched with an alumna mentor. Through the Women to Women Mentoring program, students can develop one-on-one relationships with a professional mentor.

2017 Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence

A reading and interview with Meg Wolitzer

  • Speaker
  • Mar 6
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)

Meg Wolitzer’s novels include The Interestings; The Uncoupling; The Ten-Year Nap; The Position; and The Wife.

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