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Week of June 18, 2023

Biomedical Engineering - Biometrics
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023
  • July 17, 2023 to July 21, 2023
Cost:

1-Week Commuter Session:  $795.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $3,895.00

Engineering
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Biomedical Engineering - Biometrics (On-Campus)

How do engineers utilize the electrical signaling to develop tools to monitor the inner workings of the human body? Students will explore how biometrical tools are designed, built, and marketed. They will work together to propose an enhanced prototype for a biometric tool that expands its current accessibility and function. 

Image of a Pelican
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Commuter Session: $2,095.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $4,895.00

Environmental Science
11th 12th
College Credit

Climate Change in Coastal Ecosystems (On-Campus)

How do coastal plants, animals, and microbes respond to climate change? Are coastal ecosystems resilient to climate change? This course will introduce students to the complex ways that climate change affects ecological systems in coastal areas. We will explore topics through lectures, readings, debates, field trips, and group research projects. We will learn about restoration and mitigation techniques and discuss ways students can act on behalf of threatened ecosystems. 

Exploration in Experimental Mathematics
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Commuter Session: $2,095.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $4,895.00

Mathematics
11th 12th
College Credit

Exploration in Experimental Mathematics (On-Campus)

Do you like playing games with strategy in them? Ever wonder how chess experts figure out winning moves? Then this is the course for you! You will explore a range of games -- many of which will be completely new to you -- and learn how to apply ideas from mathematics to figure out the optimal strategy in the game. In doing so, you will be learning how to think like a mathematician and discover that mathematics is much more interesting than memorizing a bunch of formulas! No mathematical background is required -- all you need is curiosity and a willingness to work hard. 

Infectious Diseases
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023
  • July 17, 2023 to July 21, 2023
Cost:

1-Week Commuter Session:  $795.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $3,895.00

Biology
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Infectious Disease (On-Campus)

As a leader in public health for over a century, Tulane University recognizes the importance of community outreach and action. Students will examine the factors leading to outbreaks of disease and the impact that infectious diseases have on our society. Empowered with this information, they will design public health campaigns to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases. 

Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Online Session: $695.00

Biology
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Mysteries of Medicine (Online)

“I am going to be a doctor.” Ok, what type? From diagnosis to treatment, students will explore the complexity of modern medicine and the different medical specialties that intricately work together to solve each patient’s medical mystery. Through case studies and guest speakers, students will develop a better understanding about what it means to “be a doctor.” They will be challenged to use their knowledge to diagnosis and prescribe treatments to their own medical mystery. 

intersectional feminism
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023
Cost:

1-Week Commuter Session:  $795.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $3,895.00

Gender Studies
Humanities
Social Justice
10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Newcomb Summer Session: Decolonizing Feminisms (On-Campus)

This seminar explores the histories and issues surrounding the women’s rights and feminists movements, especially those of Indigenous, Latina, and Black women, using frameworks of race, gender, class, and sexuality. Students will discuss cases where colonialism, capitalism, heteropatriarchal power, and racialized systems were used to position the issues important to some groups of women over the needs of other women. Through films, media, and key texts, students will analyze and apply arguments for including Intersectional feminism, Native feminisms, and trans-national feminisms into contemporary discourse and to address the issues that affect marginalized groups.   

Newcomb Summer Session
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023
Cost:

1-Week Commuter Session:  $795.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $3,895.00

Gender Studies
Humanities
Social Justice
10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Newcomb Summer Session: Women’s Advocacy (On-Campus)

Students are passionate about social issues in their communities. But how can they get the word out and effect change? In this course, students will learn the tactics of persuasive communications necessary to advocate for causes they believe in. Students will practice these methods, from effective public speaking to strategic social media, to create effective communications. Seminar discussions will focus on contemporary issues of gender, politics, and advocacy work. 

Python Programming: Introduction to Computer Science
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Commuter Session: $2,095.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $4,895.00

Computer Science
11th 12th
College Credit

Python Programming: Introduction to Computer Science (On-Campus)

Computational tools are a critical part of our everyday lives. Software is the driving force behind cutting edge scientific discovery, blockbuster entertainment, and today’s fast‐paced marketplace ‐ and will continue to become even more important. This course is an introduction to techniques and problem‐solving approaches that are used to develop some of these computational tools. Students will use Python programming language to learn basic programming principles. Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to design, implement and test computational solutions to problems. 

Sports Analytics: Moneyball for All - How Analytics have Revolutionized the Sports World
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Online Session: $695.00

Business
Mathematics
Sports Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Sports Analytics: Moneyball for All - How Analytics have Revolutionized the Sports World (Online)

Should a football team punt on 4th down or go for it? Does home-court advantage really matter? These questions were once answered by a coach’s gut-instinct, player’s skill, or perhaps even team tradition. The sports industry is now turning to statistical analysis and number-based reasoning for answers. In this course, students will focus on how analytics is utilized to guide different aspects of sports teams from game strategy to team operations and management.  

Introduction to Human Metabolism
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Cost:

2-Week Commuter Session: $2,095.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $4,895.00

Biology
Health Science
11th 12th
College Credit

Introduction to Human Metabolism (On-Campus)

This course is designed to introduce you to human metabolism from a biochemical perspective. We will explore the composition of human bodies, how our cells utilize various fuel sources, and the relative nutritional value of different types of foods through discussion of the scientific literature, laboratory experiments and environmental explorations.

Neuroscience
Dates:
  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023
Cost:

1-Week Commuter Session:  $795.00, 2-Week Residential Session: $3,895.00

Biology
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Explorations in Neuroscience (On-Campus)

Have you ever wondered how neuroscientists learn more about the brain? In this course, students will be exposed to laboratory techniques that are fundamental to the study of neuroscience. These techniques will range from processing brain tissue for microscopy to trying to record electrical activity from living neurons. Students will gain practical experience that will provide them a frame of reference for how research is conducted, as well as gain skills that are translatable to other fields of science.