Topic: Jewish studies
GIRLS’ academic SUCCESS
According to a study co-authored by Ilana Horwitz, assistant professor in the Department of Jewish Studies and holder of the Fields-Rayant Chair in Contemporary Jewish Life, girls raised by Jewish parents are 23 percentage points more likely to graduate college than girls with a non-Jewish upbringing. Girls raised by Jewish parents also graduate from more selective colleges, the study, which involved researchers from Cornell and Stanford universities, found.https://tulane.it/girls-academic-success
Gift Will Transform Jewish Studies
Tulane University has received a generous gift from Stuart and Suzanne Grant of Wilmington, Delaware, to establish the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience. It is among the largest gifts to the Tulane School of Liberal Arts and the largest ever to the Department of Jewish Studies.
$1 Million to Fund Middle East Studies
A Tulane University program that teaches students about the Middle East peace process will continue for another four years thanks to a second $1 million grant from Stacy Mandel Palagye (NC ’83) and her husband, Keith Palagye.
Impression: Kendall & Libby Glazer
A hobby shared by sisters Kendall Glazer (SLA ’13) and Libby Glazer (SLA ’15), which began in a Tulane residence hall, has grown into a lucrative business that combines fashion with messages of positivity.