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Financial Times ranks Freeman MFIN among Top 10 in US

Financial Times ranks Freeman MFIN among Top 10 in US

In its 2017 ranking of pre-experience programs, the Financial Times ranks the Freeman MFIN program 9th best in the U.S. and 49th in the world.

June 19, 2017 ×
Fox 8 News: Decline in brick and mortar stores affects jobs

Fox 8 News: Decline in brick and mortar stores affects jobs

John Healey, assistant professor of marketing at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed by Fox 8 News for a story about the loss of jobs due to a decline in retail shopping.

June 12, 2017 ×
Emeritus Club honors Stanley Motta with Lifetime Achievement Award

Emeritus Club honors Stanley Motta with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Emeritus Club of Tulane University has honored Stanley Motta (BBA ’67), chairman of Copa Holdings, the parent company of Copa Airlines, with its Lifetime Achievement of the Emeritus Class Award for the Class of 1967.

June 1, 2017 ×
Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

Over the course of two days and two pomp-and-circumstance-filled ceremonies, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded more than 700 diplomas to graduates during its 2017 commencement exercises.

May 22, 2017 ×
Freeman School Assistant Dean Alex Sleptsov, left, moderated a panel discussion on infrastructure development trends as part of the inaugural Latin American Business Forum.

Latin American Business Forum highlights opportunities for US firms

On May 16, the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University co-hosted the Latin American Business Forum, a daylong conference highlighting emerging business opportunities for U.S. firms in Latin America.

May 20, 2017 ×
Tulane teams make strong showing in International Biz Model Competition

Tulane teams make strong showing in International Biz Model Competition

Tulane University-based startup Instapath Bioptics topped more than 5,000 entrants from around the world to win first place and the grand prize of $30,000 in the International Business Model Competition. CMDX Biopsy, another Tulane-based team, also made the finals of the competition.

May 16, 2017 ×
Marshall Wadleigh (BSM '17) joined the Tulane football program as a walk-on in 2013, maintained a 4.0 grade point average and by his senior year, was awarded a scholarship by head coach Willie Fritz. (Photo by Ryan Rivet)

Finance and football fuel grad’s 4.0 GPA

Marshall Wadleigh’s story of accomplishment is a testament that hard work breeds success. The Tulane University senior from Pearl River, Louisiana, maintained a 4.0 grade point average as a walk-on member of the Tulane football program, and was awarded a scholarship by head coach Willie Fritz ahead of his senior year.

May 15, 2017 ×
C. Jackson "Jack" Grayson served as dean of the Freeman School from 1964 to 1967.

Former Dean C. Jackson Grayson passes

C. Jackson “Jack” Grayson Jr., former dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business, died on May 4 at his home in Houston. He was 93. Grayson was executive chairman of the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), an organization he founded in 1977 to spread the adoption of successful business practices and processes.

May 8, 2017 ×
Students X, Y and Z, center left to right, earned first place in the third annual Distressed Debt Investment Pitch Competition. Also picture are, left, investor Dewey Selber, a colleague of Selber's, and Myke Yest, course instructor.

Students face off in distressed debt investment pitch competition

Freeman students Jodi Gottlieb, Audrey Preston, Brooke Satterfield and Cara Williamson took home first place honors in the second annual Aaron Selber Jr. Course in Alternative Investments Distressed Debt Investment Pitch Competition.

May 7, 2017 ×
Former faculty member Danny Killeen passes

Former faculty member Danny Killeen passes

Former Freeman School faculty member Daniel B. “Danny” Killeen Sr. died on April 28, 2017, at his home in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He was 84.

May 4, 2017 ×