News Archive: 2009 - 2010

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Summer 2010

Service Learning Down Under AUGUST 5, 2010

Service LearningWhile many Tulane service-learning courses contribute to the recovery and renewal of New Orleans, one course offered this summer has operated decidedly far afield. Eight students joined social psychologist Carrie Wyland in a class on inter-group relations in Sydney, Australia.

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Learning What Makes Brains Tick JULY 28, 2010

summer-researchIn laboratories on the uptown and downtown campuses, Tulane undergraduates are learning the value of basic research, sharpening their presentation skills and gaining insight into the big career picture through the neuroscience summer research program.

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Students Introduced to ‘Brain and Behavior’ JUNE 28, 2010

Brain Behavior Examining the physiology of a hiccup is one simple way to introduce students to the collaboration between the brain and nervous system. Beth Wee, a neuroscience professor of practice at Tulane, says that by using such accessible examples, she is able to engage a broad range of students in science and research.

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Spring 2010

Majors Week March 22-March 26 2010

Monday March 22 12-1:30pm Boggs Lobby (or outside, weather permitting) FIRST STEPS: Declare your psychology major or minor, be assigned your advisor, get on-site advice...and your form signed to take to Advising...

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Fall 2009

Faculty Accolades August/September 2009

Hertz Chair

Dr. Oscar Barbarin is invested as the first Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Chair in Psychology (NewWave article)...

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