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Tulane School of Liberal Arts
NEWSLETTER
FEBRUARY 2015

NEWS | EVENTS | GIVING | PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES | ACCOLADES




SLA EXPANDS PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

slammSLAMM Program Director Shellond Chester speaks with an SLA student about the exciting new SLA minor in Management. The minor, which will begin in Fall 2015, has already garnered great attention from students across campus.

New Minor to Teach Management from a Liberal Arts Perspective

Debuting in fall 2015, Tulane University's School of Liberal Arts Management Minor (SLAMM) is an innovative course of study that will introduce non-business majors to management practices and principles through a liberal arts perspective.
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Other School of Liberal Arts Professional Programs


Creative PreMed Scholars Program

Students who want to major in the liberal arts at Tulane and pursue a career in medicine after graduation can apply to the Creative Premedical Scholars Program. Successful applicants receive guaranteed admission to Tulane's School of Medicine and are not required to take the MCAT.
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Law School 3/3 Program

Students who want to major in the liberal arts at Tulane and pursue a career in law after graduation can apply to the Law School 3/3 Program. Successful applicants receive guaranteed admission to Tulane Law School allowing students to receive the BA/BS and JD degrees in six years.
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Tulane University Students to get a $50,000 Lesson in Philanthropy


This fall, supported by a grant from the Once Upon a Time Foundation, students at Tulane will be able to enroll in a new course, "Philanthropy and Social Change" in which they will study philanthropy and ultimately allocate $50,000 to worthy New Orleans nonprofits.

The Fort Worth-based foundation is funding the course as part of its program, The Philanthropy Lab, which supports philanthropy education at universities.
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Message from the Dean
The liberal arts as a gateway to the future

haberIn their study, Academically Adrift, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa came to a troubling conclusion. Examining students enrolled in a variety of colleges and universities, they found that the majority "did not demonstrate significant improvement in learning" after four years of study. In fact, they argued, these students often left the university with less aptitude for writing and reasoning than when they graduated from high school. The one notable exception, however, were those who selected a major in the liberal arts.
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News from the Field:
Martin K. Dimitrov
Confucius Institute Global Conference

dimitrovIn early December 2014, I found myself in balmy Xiamen, a coastal city in China's southern Fujian province. Along with James Zhu, the Tulane University Confucius Institute co-director, I attended the 9th Confucius Institute Global Conference, which brought together several thousand delegates representing 127 Confucius Institutes from around the world.
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SLAMM Launch Event

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Join us on March 11, 2015, in the Lavin-Bernick Center to learn more about SLAMM. There will be free food and SLAMM t-shirts.
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