Freeman in the News

Freeman in the News

NOLA.com: Benson Capital Partners, venture fund backed by Gayle Benson, to invest $53M

NOLA.com: Benson Capital Partners, venture fund backed by Gayle Benson, to invest $53M

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by NOLA.com for a story about the impact of Saints owner Gayle Benson’s announcement that she intended to invest $53 million in Gulf Coast companies.

October 16, 2020 ×

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Voice of America: A Decade After BP Oil Disaster, Gulf of Mexico Still Shows Scars

Voice of America: A Decade After BP Oil Disaster, Gulf of Mexico Still Shows Scars

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a Voice of America story about the impact of the Deepwater Horizon accident 10 years later.

August 9, 2020 ×

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WGNO-TV: Investing During a Pandemic Economy

WGNO-TV: Investing During a Pandemic Economy

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports securities analysis program, was interviewed by WGNO-TV for a story on investing during the pandemic.

August 5, 2020 ×

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WalletHub: Ask the Experts

WalletHub: Ask the Experts

Casius Pealer, director of Tulane’s Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development program and adjunct lecturer in the joint MBA/MSRED program, was interviewed for a WalletHub “Ask the Experts” Q&A on the best and worst cities for first-time home buyers.

August 3, 2020 ×

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WalletHub: Ask the Experts

WalletHub: Ask the Experts

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a WalletHub “Ask the Experts” feature on reducing energy costs during the summer.

July 14, 2020 ×

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Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by Forbes for a story about whether oil companies are cutting carbon dioxide emissions in response to the demands of activist investors.

June 11, 2020 ×

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WWL-TV: Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

WWL-TV: Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed by WWL-TV for a story about longterm impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on New Orleans hospitality workers.

May 20, 2020 ×

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New Orleans CityBusiness: To address COVID-19, we can learn from our history of innovation

New Orleans CityBusiness: To address COVID-19, we can learn from our history of innovation

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed a Guest Perspective to New Orleans CityBusiness about the lessons the city’s entrepreneurs can teach New Orleans as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2020 ×

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Time: Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

Time: Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was quoted in a Time story about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the petrochemical industry.

May 5, 2020 ×

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Fox News: New Orleans artists struggle to survive as coronavirus causes tourism dip

Fox News: New Orleans artists struggle to survive as coronavirus causes tourism dip

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports program, was interviewed by Fox News for a story about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on New Orleans.

April 26, 2020 ×