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Message from Executive Director Sally J. Kenney

Message from Executive Director Sally J. Kenney

Message from Executive Director Sally J. KenneyBy Sally J. KenneyDear Friends, As this difficult semester of Hurricane Ida and COVID variants winds to a close, I write with the news that I am stepping down as director of the Newcomb Institute on June 30th, 2022. I am...

A Message from the Newcomb Alumnae Association President

A Message from the Newcomb Alumnae Association President

A Message from the Newcomb Alumnae Association PresidentBy Lisa D. T. Rice (NC ’83, Parent ’15)My dearest fellow alumnae, It is amazing that my two years as President of the NAA are coming to an end. Serving you in this role during a once-in-one-hundred-year pandemic...

– Features –

– Newcomb Connections –

From the Archives: Newcomb Scientific Trailblazers

From the Archives: Newcomb Scientific Trailblazers

By Camille E. Boechler (LA *21) From Right to Left: Lucille Godelfer’s portrait as Secretary-Treasurer of Newcomb French Circle from the 1924 issue of Jambalaya, the official yearbook for Tulane University and Newcomb College; Mary Rollins as a chemist at the...

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– Noteworthy at Newcomb –

– Student Voices & Alumnae Profiles –

Student Voices, Student Action

Student Voices, Student Action

By Lucien Mensah (SSE ’21, LA *22) Photo of Lucien Mensah, a graduate student at Tulane University pursuing his Master of Computational Linguistics degree. He is also a graduate assistant for Digital Humanities at Newcomb Institute and the Office...

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Sue Strachan

Sue Strachan

Name: Sue Strachan Major(s) and Graduation Year(s): 1986, Bachelor of Arts, English Based in: New Orleans, LA Job Title: Freelance writer, editor, and publicist; volunteer After covering New Orleans art and culture for more than 25 years, alumna Sue Strachan (NC ‘86)...

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Denise Butler

Denise Butler

Name: Denise Butler Major(s) and Graduation Year(s): 1975, Bachelor of Science, Biology; 1984, Master of Science, Geology Based in:Houston, TX Job Title:Geoscience Discipline Lead, Western Hemisphere for Shell Exploration and Production Company At the conclusion of an...

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– Donor Honor Roll –

– In Memoriam –

Alice Rose “Pi” George, 1944-2020

Alice Rose “Pi” George, 1944-2020

Alice Rose “Pi” George was raised in Silver Creek and Monticello, Virginia. She studied art and English literature at Newcomb College and the University of London. After completing her studies, she moved to New York City, where she remained for 55 years. George...

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Monica Fried, 1941-2021

Monica Fried, 1941-2021

Monica Fried was born in Panama City, Panama to Dr. George Yates and Audrey Derienbecker. She graduated from Newcomb College with her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and received a master's degree in counseling from Tulane University. After graduation, Fried worked for...

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Louise Belle Prosser, 1924-2021

Louise Belle Prosser, 1924-2021

Louise Belle Prosser was born in Alexandria, LA to Frank Harris Peterman and Julia O’Shee Peterman. She attended St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame University and graduated from Newcomb College with a degree in English. Prosser also received her Master of Library...

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– Events –

Conceiving Equity

Conceiving Equity

The 10th Annual Roe v. Wade Lecture, Featuring Loretta Ross March 5th, 2021 - 2 pm - 4 pm Uptown Campus, Qatar Ballroom, LBC 2 - 3 pm | Reception and exhibit of poster presentations by Newcomb Institute’s Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health interns, as well...

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Brit Bennett: The 2022 Zale-Kimmering Writer-in-Residence

Brit Bennett: The 2022 Zale-Kimmering Writer-in-Residence

Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Uptown Campus, the Diboll Gallery, at The Commons Brit Bennett reading and interview as the Zale-Kimmerling writer-in-residence. Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later...

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Symposium on Rape Narratives

Symposium on Rape Narratives

Join us for a symposium on rape narratives/memoirs. This event brings together the contributors to the edited volume Me Too, Feminist Theory, and Surviving Sexual Violence (Lexington Press, 2020) for a series of conversations and interviews around writing rape...

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Newcomb Scholars Symposium

Newcomb Scholars Symposium

The Newcomb Scholars Program selects twenty intellectually curious and motivated undergraduates each year to participate in an academically rigorous interdisciplinary learning experience about feminist leadership. Together, the Scholars create a community of diverse...

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Under The Oaks Awards Ceremony

Under The Oaks Awards Ceremony

May 20, 2022 Under the Oaks is a ceremony hosted each year by Newcomb Institute during Commencement week. At Under the Oaks, we honor graduating students, including award recipients (named awards and Oak Wreath), Newcomb Scholars, Mortar Board members, Newcomb grant...

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Newcomb Summer Session

Newcomb Summer Session

June 20 - July 29, 2022 (virtual and in-person programming)  Newcomb Summer Session is a selective pre-college program designed to educate students for gender equity, offered by Newcomb Institute of Tulane University. Students entering their sophomore,...

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