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Academic Enrichment Week 2021

The Office of Academic Enrichment presents Academic Enrichment Week. This week is dedicated to all academic activities outside of the classroom – research, grants, and much more!

Monday, October 11: Kickoff Event

Pocket Park 11:00am-1:00pm CST

Join the fun!

Stop by for charcuterie and refreshments. We will be giving out event “passports” for the week where you can track your attendance at Enrichment Week events for the chance to win a $100 gift card for D’Livery NOLA!

Monday, October 11: Grant Informational Session

Mussafer Hall 100 12:00pm-1:00pm CST

Fund your passion!

Join the Office of Academic Enrichment, Newcomb Institute, Taylor Center, and Center for Public Service to learn about all the great opportunities for research and internship funding across campus.

Enjoy an individually packaged meal from Rimon! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.

Tuesday, October 12: Joining a Lab: Why? How? When?

Diboll Gallery (Commons) 12:30pm-1:30pm CST

See what SSE does!

Are you a sophomore in the sciences hoping to get involved with research or write an Honors Thesis? Join a panel of SSE professors to learn why, how, and when you should join a lab. Panelists include Jordan Karubian (EBIO), Kristin Miller (BME), Laurie O'Brien (PSYC/NSCI), Scott McKinley (MATH), and Laura Schrader (CELL/NSCI). Box lunches available; RSVP on WaveSync.

Enjoy an individually packaged lunch! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.

Wednesday, October 13: Research Pathways with Jeffrey Tasker

Diboll Gallery (Commons) 12:00pm-1:00pm CST

Jeffrey Tasker of Tulane’s Cell and Molecular Biology Department and Tulane Brain Institute will discuss his lifelong interest in research.

Enjoy an individually packaged lunch! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.

Thursday, October 14: Junior Jumpstart

Pocket Park 11:00am-1:00pm CST

Make your mark!

Jumpstart your junior year by stopping by to learn about academic enrichment opportunities in your junior year and beyond, including research, scholarships and fellowships, and the Honors Thesis. Enjoy light refreshments and get your passport stamped to work towards your chance at a $100 D’Livery NOLA gift card.

Thursday, October 14: College Scholars Meet and Greet

Diboll Gallery 3:00pm-5:00pm CST

Become a College Scholar!

Learn more about the College Scholars! Join the current cohort and faculty principles for an informational session about the program!

Enjoy an individually packaged lunch! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.

Friday, October 15: Research Symposium

LBC Rosenberg Mezzanine and Stibbs Room 1:00pm-5:00pm CST

Learn about student research!

The closing event of the Office of Academic Enrichment’s Enrichment Week.

Enjoy snacks and refreshments! Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.


This week’s events are put on in partnership with the Center for Public Service, Newcomb Institute, Taylor Center, School of Science and Engineering. Learn more about these partners with the links below.

Center for Public Service

Newcomb Institute

Taylor Center

School of Science and Engineering