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Think your setbacks will keep you from being like the people you admire? Then this event is for you! Come hear renowned psychiatrist and Tulane alumnus Dr. Ned Hallowell share stories of disappointments and achievements. This event will provide an empowering message of taking risks, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and finding community support to learn from your mistakes and succeed. Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Mark. Lunch provided, and space is limited. For questions, email br /

Parents can ask questions about advising, honors, study abroad, or any of the many other programs and resources offered by Newcomb-Tulane College.  

Join Newcomb-Tulane College Dean James MacLaren, Vice President of Student Affairs Dusty Porter, and a select group of upper division Tulane student leaders in this session designed for parents of new students. Dean MacLaren and Dr. Porter will provide information on the current opportunities and initiatives at Tulane that help prepare Tulane undergraduates to stand apart both professionally and personally to be successful in their careers and endeavors.

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. 

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.

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 with questions.