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The John J. Witmeyer III Dean's Colloquium series, which invites distinguished alumni back to campus to discuss their careers, presents psychiatrist and learning differences specialist Ned Hallowell. He is the founder of the Hallowell Centers, which specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of learning differences, especially attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia, in adults and children. Having both ADHD and dyslexia himself, he sees them not as disorders but rather as traits that can confer enormous benefit.

The John J. Witmeyer III Dean's Colloquium series, which invites distinguished alumni back to campus to discuss their careers, presents Dr. Ned Hallowell a psychiatrist and learning differences specialist. He is the founder of the Hallowell Centers, which specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of learning differences, especially attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia, in adults and children. Having both ADHD and dyslexia himself, he sees them not as disorders but rather as traits that can confer enormous benefit.

Bob Schieffer, legendary television journalist and former host of CBS’s Face the Nation, and H. Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will discuss their new book about modern political journalism, Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News. From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24-hour news cycle, Schieffer and Schwartz will examine the changing role of media and whether today’s citizens are more informed or just overwhelmed.

 Kimberle Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the areas of civil rights, black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her work has been fundamental in two fields of study that have come to be known by terms that she coined: Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality.

The 2017 Reading Project selection is Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. 

Hear from students who received Newcomb-Tulane College funding for internship-related costs. Information on how to apply for funding will be provided, and lunch will be served. Presented as part of the Fall Internship Series, featuring events that are dedicated to promoting and assisting with internship opportunities. Location: Rechler Room (202) in the LBC. Click here to RSVP, or email ntcgrants@tulane.edu with questions.

Celebrate International Education Week by hearing from students who received Newcomb-Tulane College funding for international projects, research, and experiential learning. Information on how to apply for funding will be provided, and lunch will be served. RSVP at bit.ly/iew-grantlunch2017. Location: Stibbs Room (203) in the LBC.

Students, parents, and alumni are invited to kick off homecoming weekend with a complimentary breakfast of homemade breads and pastries, fresh juices, and coffee, plus live music.

Enjoy free lunch and soft drinks, hear about successful projects from recent grant recipients, and learn more about applying for a Newcomb-Tulane College grant. This year, nearly $100,000 in grant money is available to all full-time undergraduates for research projects, academic conference travel, internships, and much more. Open to all full-time undergraduates, but space is limited.

As a legendary bandleader, educator, NEA Jazz Master, and patriarch of one of New Orleans' most renowned musical families, Ellis Marsalis is regarded as the premier modern jazz pianist in the city. At this special concert, presented annually by the Lagniappe Series of the Newcomb-Tulane College Dean's Office, Marsalis will perform with his group and participate in an audience Q&A session during the show. Free and open to the public. 

 Kimberle Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the areas of civil rights, black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her work has been fundamental in two fields of study that have come to be known by terms that she coined: Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality.

The 2017 Reading Project selection is Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. 

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