Summer Institute 2015 Information Session I

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: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm

Global Brigades Fundraiser

The Global Brigades organization invites Payson students to a fundraiser that is being held on Thursday, October 23rd from 7:00 – 10:00 pm at Phillips Bar

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Assessment of national higher education and research capacity in Panama


The Payson Center is currently involved in an innovative and much needed research project for the Government of Panama. Funded by Panama's National Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT) and led by Dr.

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Building educational capacity for the Panamanian workforce


A year ago, the Payson Center started its Panama Field Work Experience,  under the guidance of faculty member Dr. Nanette Svenson. The MS program is very much in keeping with Payson’s history as an applied global development center. Students study here, both online and in face-to-face classrooms sessions, and are awarded hard-to-get internships with UN agencies at the regional UN Hub. It is quite a special experience.

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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: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:00pm

Tulane and the Louisiana Trade Mission to Panama


This week I have the privilege of representing Tulane University at a State of Louisiana trade mission to the Central American nation of Panama. Panama and New Orleans have long and strong ties, not least because of the importance of the ports and in New Orleans and Panama City — and the associated commercial trade through the Panama Canal.

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Payson Panama Field Work Experience Students Explore the BioMuseo


The Payson students engaged this semester in the Panama Field Work ExperienceStephanie ManciagliSheriff Kora and Rummanul Ferdous, recently took the opportunity to discover Panama’s new BioMuseo in a pre-inaugural soft-opening tour and were among the first visitors to set foot in the finished exhibits of the museum.

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Independent Study: Rural Water Boards in Panama


Below is an article about my experience with CATHALAC in the summer of 2014, a research NGO in Panama City, Panama that focuses on water and the environment. 

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2014 Global Development Summer Institute Announced


Every Summer, the Payson Center for International Development offers intensive, two (2) to three (3) week long programs with one (1) to two (2) courses per location.

Our 2014 Global Development Summer Institute offers graduate students exciting courses that combine theory & practice in the developing world.
Students will have the opportunity to:

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