Message from Executive Director Sally J. Kenney By Sally J. Kenney Dear Friends, As I write, we are preparing for Hurricane Zeta and hoping New Orleans gets lucky again. We are holding our breath for the election results, operating during a pandemic, and...
Message from NAA President Lisa Rice By Lisa D. T. Rice (NC ’83, Parent ’15) To the best alumnae in the world, I am thrilled to be able to greet you in the new, 100 percent digital format of NEWCOMB. What a year this has been for all of us! In fall 2019, when...
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Newcomb Institute Executive Director Sally J. Kenney reflects on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
OB/GYN Dr. Mary Jo Shaffer (NC ’74) describes the lifelong impact of her Newcomb College experience.
Dr. Sofia Curdumi Pendley (NC ’05) used her background in public health to mitigate the spread of misinformation during the first wave of the pandemic.
Peggy Stafford (NC ’86) describes how her New Orleans-based tile business is weathering the uncertainty of the pandemic.
For 20 years, Julia Bland (NC ’73) has been an integral part of bringing the Louisiana Children’s Museum and Tulane University together to create programming addressing mental health in infants, children, and families.
Students Raven Ancar (LA ’22) and Simenesh Semine (LA ’21) discuss their experiences as Black women at Tulane.
When the pandemic nearly cancelled their spring book club, a group of South Florida women and self-described “Baby Boomers” turned to technology to stay connected.
Despite the new logistical challenges presented by the pandemic, the College in Prison Program has continued to serve incarcerated women, aided by a growing network of support, both on campus and beyond.
Singh will serve as the university’s inaugural chief diversity officer, sharing best practices in building diversity across campus and bolstering efforts to recruit, support and retain a diverse faculty.
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