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Research Pathways is a new discussion series from NTC's Office of Academic Enrichment. Over Zoom, hear from Tulane faculty about how they became a researcher in their field, the struggles they faced, what it means to be a researcher, and how you can join the research mission of the university as an undergraduate.

New York Times’ Best Selling author, Ijeoma Oluo of So You Want to Talk About Race, will lead a virtual lecture on her book with a moderated Q & A to follow. Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller. Her work on social issues such as race and gender has been published in The Guardian, The Stranger, Washington Post, ELLE magazine, NBC News and more. Her NYT bestselling first book, So You Want to Talk About Race, was released January 2018 with Seal Press.

Join PSLs Stacey and Lily to learn about strategies and resources to maintain mental health as a Tulane student as well as general coping mechanisms to check in with mental health.

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Let’s face it: this is one crazy semester! Is staring at a screen all day not your ideal plan for this semester? Join PSLs Raven and Beau to learn some great tips for combating Zoom fatigue!

Please note: this workshop's start time has changed from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

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As we slowly approach prepping for your first exams, you may need assistance in using office hours via zoom or communicating with your professors via zoom and email if you have questions or concerns about the course. Join PSLs Jada and Mia to learn tips on how to best connect with your professors this school year!

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In the time of COVID-19, making friends is really hard. Now that we can’t join large friend groups or be near people, and we can’t even see the bottom half of people’s faces, it’s hard to engage with each other. Join PSL Anusha to talk about how to make friends over Zoom and while social distancing. For introverts and extroverts – this is the place to learn how to connect during COVID!

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This semester comes with many new challenges and this workshop is designed to help you plan your academic life. Join PSLs Maddie and Asher to learn strategies and tips on how to best organize your meetings, Zoom classes, and assignments. They will explain a comprehensive method to using your planner that will help you keep track of everything going on.

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Are you undecided on your major? NTC Career Center staff will introduce you to resources and discuss ways to explore and clarify your interests.

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Learn more about the NTC Grant Program! Grants are the way academic workers fund their research projects, and we have $100,000 worth of grants available for undergraduate student researchers of Newcomb-Tulane College. Come learn about grants and how they work, get tips on writing your cover letter, and ask our grant advisors any questions you may have.

Sponsors: NTC and the Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching

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The Idea Symposium is an annual event which invites Newcomb-Tulane College undergraduate participants from the full breadth of disciplines housed within Tulane University to showcase the scientific rigor and creative talents they possess. The symposium offers students presentation experience and fosters collaborative relationships with faculty mentors and fellow students. This year, the Idea Symposium will feature posters from all of our researchers across the 28th, 29th, and 30th of October!