Payson Center Events

This is a reverse chronological listing of all Payson Center Events since 2012.

Grad Fest

Grad Fest is for those students who are graduating or participating in commencement this May. Graduating students can find more information about Grad Fest on the Tulane Web site or on the University commencement Web site.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Wed Mar 04 2015.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:00am

Application Deadline for Fall 2015 Graduate Program Admission

Students who wish to be considered for admission to the graduate program should apply to the Payson Center. Applicants applying for admission for the Fall 2015 semester, must send completed applications no later than March 1, 2015.

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 11:55pm

ShamROCK on with Payson

Join the PGSA this Friday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Shamrock’s Bar for our PGSA monthly get-together!

Event Date: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:30pm

Ebola, Liberia, and the "Cult of Bankable Projects"

In early July, 2014, four months after the initial outbreak of Ebola, the UN’s estimated funding gap for containing the virus in Liberia was around $1 million. Overstretched by managing the epicenter in Guinea, Medecins Sans Frontieres, acting largely alone on the ground, could only dispatch one epidemiologist to Liberia.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:00am

International Studies Association Annual Convention

The International Studies Association (ISA) is one of the largest inter-disciplinary scholarly organizations in the USA.  It has a broad range of interests including International Development.  For conference details please see

In addition, several Payson faculty members and a Payson Ph.D. graduate will be making presentations as follows:

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00am

PGSA Meeting at Ba Chi Canteen

Please come and join us for our next PGSA meeting at Ba Chi Canteen, 7900 Maple Street
Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 5:30pm

Tulane Study Abroad Fair

Make sure to find the Payson Center for International Development table in order to learn more about our  2015 Summer for Development Undergraduate Study Abroad Program offerings in Switzerland and Panama!

Over 100 opportunities in more than 20 countries will be on display. Talk to past participants, professors, administrators, and program representatives.

Sponsored by:

Office of Study Abroad
6901 Willow Street, 2nd Floor

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 2:00pm

Roundtable with Attorney General of Thailand Trakul Winitnaiyapak

In connection with his visit and discussion on human trafficking at Tulane Law School on February 10th, Thailand's Attorney General and Tulane Law School Alumnus, Trakul Winitnaiyapak has graciously made himself available to participate in a Payson Center roundtable discussion on various sustainable human development issues that morning.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:00am

Summer Institute 2015 Information Session IV

Graduate Students: would you like to study abroad with the Payson Center this Summer? You are cordially invited to attend an information session to learn all about the Global Development Summer Institute 2015.

Event Date: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 1:00pm


Now in its fifth year of operation,TEDxTU will present a two-hour stage program featuring TED-style talks and TED videos.  Speakers will include some of New Orleans’s most active innovators, from entrepreneurs to educators, and public service professionals to students.  This year's theme is "Create Tomorrow".

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 6:00pm


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