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A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

The past several weeks has been, for all of us, a period of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty. As we here at the Freeman School have settled into our second week of delivering classes remotely, I wanted to take a few moments to give you a brief update.

March 31, 2020 ×

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Assistant Professor of Finance Candace Jens finds that firms reduce their capital expenditures by up to 15 percent prior to elections.

Researcher says senator’s trades could be first test of STOCK Act

While Sen. Richard Burr has denied that he sold stock based on information he received in classified briefings, a Tulane University researcher who studies insider trading among U.S. senators says the transaction followed a familiar script.

March 29, 2020 ×

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360VR Technology won the grand prize in the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Student venture that aids emergency response earns top prize at Tulane Business Model Competition

A technology company whose flagship product is a web-based platform for emergency preparedness took home the grand prize of $75,000 at the 20th annual Tulane Business Model Competition (TBMC).

March 27, 2020 ×

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Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), co-founder and chief operations officer, Rent Check, pitches the company to judges at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Tulane Business Model Competition goes virtual

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced that the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition will take place virtually.

March 19, 2020 ×

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Recent New Orleans Venture For America Fellows (above) at The Shop at the CAC, a co-working space downtown. VFA has been in New Orleans since 2012 and has been home to 99 Fellows to date, 49 of whom are still living in the city

Freeman partners with Venture for America to host fellows, mentors for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

The Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture For America (VFA) to host a select group of 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship centers across the country during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) in March.

February 18, 2020 ×

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Startup survey sheds light on early-stage New Orleans economy

Startup survey sheds light on early-stage New Orleans economy

More than 200 young businesses contributed to the 2020 Greater New Orleans Startup Report survey, according to the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

February 14, 2020 ×

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Former faculty member Larry Arnold passes away

Former faculty member Larry Arnold passes away

Larry Arnold, who served on the Freeman School’s management science faculty from 1971 to 2005, passed away on Feb. 2, 2020, in Arlington, Tennessee. He was 76.

February 14, 2020 ×

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Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Leading up to its 12th year, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), co-produced by the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village, has announced its lineup of headline speakers.

January 23, 2020 ×

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A team of Master of Finance students won first place in the 2019 Valuation Challenge. Pictured from left are team members Jie Zhou, Tingting Guo, Jashn Sardana and Constanta Lungu along with Assistant Professor of Finance Ryan Peters, who served as faculty adviser.

Master of Finance students win top prize at 2019 Business Valuation Challenge

A year after earning first runner up, a team of Master of Finance students from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business won first place at the 2019 Business Valuation Challenge.

January 16, 2020 ×

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Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy, professor of practice in business and legal studies, has been appointed as the Freeman School’s new executive director of Executive and Professional Education.

January 7, 2020 ×