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Dean Ira Solomon leads the 2019 Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony, which took place in the Avron B. Fogelman Arena at Devlin Fieldhouse on May 17.

Freeman honors graduates at 2019 diploma ceremonies

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded diplomas to nearly 1,000 degree candidates at its spring 2019 graduation ceremonies. This year’s ceremonies took place on Friday, May 17, in the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on Tulane’s uptown campus.

May 23, 2019 ×

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Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PwC, delivers the 2019 R. W. Freeman Distinguished Lecture.

PwC chairman tells students to embrace change

As college graduates prepare to enter an increasingly automated workplace, one of their greatest fears is job security. In a talk at the Freeman School, the head of the nation’s second-largest professional services firm told prospective graduates not to worry.

May 7, 2019 ×

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Alumnus earns 2018 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award

Alumnus earns 2018 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award

Anthony Salazer (BSM/MACCT ’18) has been named a 2018 recipient of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Elijah Watt Sells Award, which recognizes the year’s top performers on the Uniform CPA Examination.

April 25, 2019 ×

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Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members at a recognition ceremony on April 22, 2019.

April 23, 2019 ×

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Dr. Kathy Fields speaks at the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award Gala, where she and Dr. Katie Rodan, co-founders of Rodan + Fields, received the 2019 Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneurs of the Year Award.

Tulane University honors 2019 Entrepreneurs of the Year

Tulane University honored skin care innovators Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields and social entrepreneurs Stephanie and David Barksdale as its Entrepreneurs of the Year at the 2019 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala.

April 15, 2019 ×

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RentCheck, an app developed by Tulane students Marco Nelson (MBA '19) and Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), was the grand prize winner at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition, which took place on April 8 at the A. B. Freeman School of Business. Pictured, from left to right, are Lepage Center Executive Director Rob Lalka, Winkler, Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon and Nelson.

Student startup takes top prize in Tulane Business Model Competition

Less than two weeks after winning the top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the red-hot startup founded by a pair of Tulane University students has done it again.

April 9, 2019 ×

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Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

Netscape Communications Corp. founder Jim Clark and CEO Jim Barksdale shared their recollections of the company’s meteoric rise in a special keynote talk hosted by New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

April 3, 2019 ×

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Freeman mourns the death of Professor Robert Hansen

Freeman mourns the death of Professor Robert Hansen

Robert S. Hansen, Francis Martin Chair in Business and professor of finance at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, died unexpectedly on March 3, 2019.

April 3, 2019 ×

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The 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition will award more than $40,000 in cash prizes to promising student-led startups.

Tulane Business Model Competition announces finalists

KnoNap (George Washington University), RentCheck (Tulane University) and Speeko (University of Iowa) have been selected as the three finalists in the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

March 28, 2019 ×

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Senior wins $10K in Outdoor Weber business competition

Senior wins $10K in Outdoor Weber business competition

Jamie Milstein won third-place and $10,000 in Weber State University’s Outdoor Weber Competition with her pitch for a smart device she’s developing that can instantaneously stream data and statistics.

March 27, 2019 ×