Freeman News

Entrepreneur Aidan Gill, left, discussed his life and career with Jude Olinger in a New Orleans Entrepreneur Week talk hosted by the Freeman School's Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Tales from the barbershop

On March 19, entrepreneur Aidan Gill discussed his 50-year career behind the barber chair in a special New Orleans Entrepreneur Week talk hosted by the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

March 23, 2018 ×
A team of Freeman School MBAs won first place in the 2018 IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge. Pictured, from left to right, are team members Mairead Coogan, Analisa Leavoy, Vizzit founder Arthur Bart-Williams, Kristina Crouch, Madeline Peters Mesa and Katie Mullins.

Freeman MBAs take top prize in first pitch contest of NOEW 2018

A team of Freeman School MBAs edged out peers from five universities to win first place in the IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge, which helped kick off this year’s showcase of the best in New Orleans startups and business innovation.

March 21, 2018 ×
From left, Bill Goldring, honoree; Mike Fitts, Tulane President; Patrick Madden, undergraduate student representative; Kristina Crouch, graduate student representative; Ira Solomon, Freeman School Dean; Doug Hertz, Board of Tulane chair; Yvette Jones, Business School Council Chair. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

Business school expansion reflects growing demand

On Friday, March 2, hundreds of guests turned out to take part in the dedication ceremony for the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex, which features more than 80,000 square feet of new and renovated space to accommodate the business school’s growing enrollments.

March 6, 2018 ×
Tulane Business Model Competition names semifinalists for $25K top prize

Tulane Business Model Competition names semifinalists for $25K top prize

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will face off in the qualifying round of the 2018 Tulane Business Model Competition during the 10th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).

February 26, 2018 ×
Gus De Franco was invested as Tulane University's inaugural KPMG Professor of Business at a ceremony in Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex on Jan. 29. Pictured, from left to right, are John Veihmeyer, former global chairman of KPMG, De Franco, and Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost of Tulane University.

De Franco invested as inaugural KPMG Professor

On Jan. 29, the Freeman community came together to recognize Gus De Franco’s investiture as KPMG Professor of Business with a ceremony in the Marshall Family Commons of the new Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex.

February 23, 2018 ×
Louis Baugier, a 2013 A.B. Freeman School of Business graduate, developed Surecave, an app that allows a landlord or property owner to manage everything from finding tenants to managing multiple properties. (Photo by David Neff)

Real estate in real time

Louis Baugier had a 360-degree view of the dizzying, fast-paced business of New York real estate. By day, Baugier (BSM ’13) was part of J.P. Morgan’s global real estate group, where he worked on big Manhattan development projects. Outside of work, he was a renter who dreaded the process of finding a new place to live.

February 21, 2018 ×
New courses connect students with alumni experts

New courses connect students with alumni experts

For the students who took part in January’s intersession courses, some of the most exciting learning took place out of the classroom and far from campus.

February 7, 2018 ×
Junchao "Jason" Li says passion on the part of the sponsor plays a big role in the success of crowdfunding campaigns.

Passion pays in crowdfunding

Assistant Professor of Management Junchao “Jason” Li says the enthusiasm displayed by an entrepreneur in their campaign plays a key role in their venture’s success.

January 31, 2018 ×
A brass band leads students and guests into the newly expanded A. B. Freeman School of Business as classes resumed for the semester on Tuesday, Jan. 16. (Photos by Sabree Hill)

Open for Business

The Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex is open for business. On Tuesday, the Freeman School officially unveiled its long-awaited expansion with a New Orleans-style celebration in honor of the building’s inaugural day of classes.

January 17, 2018 ×
The Freeman School plans to offer executive and professional programs and launch hospitality entrepreneurship initiatives in space at the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute.

Freeman to expand into New Orleans CBD with new offerings in hospitality entrepreneurship

With a new facility in the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute building, the Freeman School plans to offer degree and non-degree programs aimed at students, working professionals and executives from around the world.

January 12, 2018 ×