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Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Leading up to its 12th year, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), co-produced by the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village, has announced its lineup of headline speakers.

January 23, 2020 ×

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A team of Master of Finance students won first place in the 2019 Valuation Challenge. Pictured from left are team members Jie Zhou, Tingting Guo, Jashn Sardana and Constanta Lungu along with Assistant Professor of Finance Ryan Peters, who served as faculty adviser.

Master of Finance students win top prize at 2019 Business Valuation Challenge

A year after earning first runner up, a team of Master of Finance students from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business won first place at the 2019 Business Valuation Challenge.

January 16, 2020 ×

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Governing.com: How Communities Can Benefit from Amazon’s Great Data Caper

Governing.com: How Communities Can Benefit from Amazon’s Great Data Caper

Rob Lalka, executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed an op-ed to Governing.com about how cities can use data to support investment and economic development.

January 10, 2020 ×

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Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy, professor of practice in business and legal studies, has been appointed as the Freeman School’s new executive director of Executive and Professional Education.

January 7, 2020 ×

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NBC News: Med students send message with plantation photo: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

NBC News: Med students send message with plantation photo: We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams

Russell Ledet (MD/MBA ’22) was interviewed by NBC News and other media about the viral photo he organized showing black Tulane University medical students posing at Whitney Plantation in Edgard, Louisiana.

December 20, 2019 ×

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Students compete in National Real Estate Challenge

Students compete in National Real Estate Challenge

A team of students from the Freeman School’s MBA program and the Tulane School of Architecture’s Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development program recently competed in the National Real Estate Challenge, an invitation-only case competition hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.

December 17, 2019 ×

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WWL Radio: Coming boom in natural gas means more terminals, jobs for Louisiana

WWL Radio: Coming boom in natural gas means more terminals, jobs for Louisiana

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL radio for a story on the growing importance of natural gas to Louisiana’s economy.

December 16, 2019 ×

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Myke Yest has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship in Finance.

Yest named inaugural recipient of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship

Senior Professor of Practice Myke Yest was recently named the inaugural Peter Ricchiuti Professor, a fitting tribute to his zest for giving students real-life learning experiences. Yest developed both of the Aaron Selber Jr. Courses in Alternative Investments.

December 12, 2019 ×

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CityBusiness: Family-owned businesses should capitalize on their distinct advantages

CityBusiness: Family-owned businesses should capitalize on their distinct advantages

Rosalind Butler, assistant director of the Tulane Family Business Center, contributed an op-ed to New Orleans CityBusiness about the challenges of running a family-owned business.

December 6, 2019 ×

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Alumnus delivers TEDx talk on servant leadership

Alumnus delivers TEDx talk on servant leadership

Edward Crawford (MBA ’09), co-founder and president of Coltala Holdings and member of the Business School Council, recently delivered a TEDx talk at Wiley College on the role of service in business and life.

December 5, 2019 ×