Archive for March, 2010

Finalists announced for 2010 Tulane Business Plan Competition

Finalists announced for 2010 Tulane Business Plan Competition

The developer of an orthopedic implant to help patients with osteoporosis undergo spinal surgery, a social enterprise to provide clean, affordable off-grid lighting to rural poor in the developing world, […]

March 30, 2010 ×
Students team up for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Students team up for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Jack and Jake’s Local and Organic Market is a new business that plans to bring locally grown food to customers in underserved neighborhoods within three days of harvest, but to […]

March 27, 2010 ×
MBA students make waves at “Investor Idol”

MBA students make waves at “Investor Idol”

Xavier Cabo, Chonchol Gupta and Alex Owings may not have much in common with Kelly Clarkson or Adam Lambert, but they can all say they’re idols. Rebirth Financial, a new […]

March 25, 2010 ×
Freeman hosts 14th annual Finance Case Competition

Freeman hosts 14th annual Finance Case Competition

MBA students from Freeman and seven other top-ranked business schools competed for $10,000 in cash prizes at the 14th annual Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. This year’s competition, […]

March 23, 2010 ×
Record attendance highlights Freeman Days New Orleans

Record attendance highlights Freeman Days New Orleans

This year’s Freeman Days New Orleans recruiting and networking event broke records for both corporate participation and alumni involvement. Freeman Days kicked off on Thursday, March 11, with the annual […]

March 19, 2010 ×
Energy summit aims to spur mutidisciplinary research

Energy summit aims to spur mutidisciplinary research

Since 2008, the Freeman School and the School of Science & Engineering have been collaborating on research into the production and utilization of next generation fuels for clean power, including […]

March 16, 2010 ×
Freeman mourns the death of Douglas Schantz

Freeman mourns the death of Douglas Schantz

Douglas N. Schantz, president of Sequent Energy Management, died tragically in New Orleans on March 5 after apparently falling accidentally into the Mississippi River. Schantz, who served on the board […]

March 12, 2010 ×
Freeman wins KeyBank Minority MBA Case Competition

Freeman wins KeyBank Minority MBA Case Competition

A team of Freeman School MBA students won first place in the 2010 KeyBank Foundation Minority MBA Case Competition. The competition, sponsored by KeyBank and coordinated by Ohio State University’s […]

March 11, 2010 ×
Students participate in real-time power trading simulation

Students participate in real-time power trading simulation

With the threat of recent massive power blackouts ever present, a small group of Freeman School MBA and MFIN candidates are reliving the nightmare of a darkened landscape, not as […]

March 3, 2010 ×
Burkenroad Symposium explores emerging technologies

Burkenroad Symposium explores emerging technologies

From rooftop solar panels to tissue-engineered human organs, many of the innovations we take for granted today became reality through the combined efforts of scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. […]

March 1, 2010 ×