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The purpose of the Tulane Honors Program is to provide academically gifted and intellectually curious students unique opportunities for exploration and immersion in both multi-disciplinary and specialized scholarship. As a unit of Newcomb-Tulane College, the Honors Program serves students of all academic majors.

2020 senior scholars
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Henry Walther Truman
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Praveena Fernes
Tulane Alumna Awarded George C. Marshall Scholarship
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Honors Faculty Fellow Bayer
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Honors Student Conducts Brain Tumor Research in Switzerland
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Tulane students receive nationally competitive Boren Awards to study abroad

The Institute of International Education awarded Boren Scholarships to three Tulane University undergraduate students to fund their international studies. With the support of the Boren Scholarship, Maura “Skye” Turner and Grant Little will study in Brazil, and Kathryn Latham will study in Senegal.

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Honors Sophomore Runs for School Board

Stefan Suazo is a sophomore Honors student and Stamps Scholar studying Political Economy at Tulane and is committed to being an active public servant beyond the Tulane campus in a serious and significant way. Not satisfied with only pursuing student governmental positions, he hopes to become the newest member of the Jefferson Parish School Board.

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Investigating Muslim Discrimination in New Orleans

While New Orleans is known for hospitality and acceptance, the city also has long-standing Catholic roots and a tenuous history of racial discrimination. These contrasting features make New Orleans’ appeal to minority religious groups unclear. Given recent trends of Islamophobia, I wondered specifically about the Muslim population of New Orleans. Do Muslims feel welcomed in New Orleans, the city where supposedly anything goes?

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Since 1904, Tulane scholars have been recipients of some of the most prestigious scholarships and fellowships in the academic world.

In 2016-17 and 2017-18, Tulane University was recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of Fulbright students.