A team of students from Johns Hopkins University with a device to improve the treatment of a potentially blinding infant eye disease won first place and the top prize of $25,000 in the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.
In April, Freeman School alumna Emily Mitchell Madero (NC ’02, G ’03, MBA ’07) was named president and CEO of French Quarter Festivals Inc.
Alumnus Drew Greenblatt (MBA ’91), owner and president of Marlin Steel, was one of a dozen National Association of Manufacturers representatives who visited the White House on March 31 to talk manufacturing with President Donald Trump.
In March, the A. B. Freeman School of Business honored Ballards Brands, the corporate parent of PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans and WOW Cafe, with the 2017 Outstanding Family Enterprise Award.
CMDX Biopsy, Kaleyedos and Instapath Bioptics will compete for $25,000 in the final round of the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.
The A. B. Freeman School of Business will honor business executive James J. Buquet III (MBA ’90) and ALS activist Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) at the 2017 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala.
It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency, but Freeman School alum Benjamin Swig (PHTM ’09, MBA ’16) has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes.
The one-year Master of Business Analytics program will give students the skills to transform large, complex data sets into the clear information managers need to make business decisions.
Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) has received the 2017 T.G. Solomon Award for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement. The award is presented annually by the Times-Picayune and the Solomon family to honor New Orleans entrepreneurs who have emerged as impactful civic leaders.
Current Tulane parent Larry Ornstein joined Freeman School of Business students on March 9 for “Lunch and Learn,” a series sponsored by the Freeman Career Management Center and the Tulane Energy Institute.