The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

A New York student’s first encounter with shrimp heads, crawfish and po’ boys.

On a steamy afternoon in New Orleans, the Institute staff and students gathered on the Dillard campus for a very Louisiana picnic, with a crawfish boil and games.

Young women from the New York Times Institute sit down with women from The Times as they shared their stories and offered advice on how to be successful in the news industry.

In Focus

The National Weather Service of New Orleans/Baton Rouge issued a flash flood watch Wednesday afternoon remaining into effect through Thursday evening.