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More than six years after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) is busier than ever.

March 30, 2017 ×
Justin Dangel, left, and Tulane alumnus Benjamin Swig, right, accept the grand prize from the Big Idea competition during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week on Friday (March 24) for their startup, Ready Responders. (Photo provided)

EMBA alum wins top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

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.

March 28, 2017 ×
The one-year Master of Business Analytics is a specialized program designed to prepare students for careers in business analytics.

Freeman to launch new master’s program in business analytics

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.

March 27, 2017 ×
Alumnus Matt Schwartz wins T-P entrepreneurship award

Alumnus Matt Schwartz wins T-P entrepreneurship award

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.

March 22, 2017 ×
Tulane parent shares insights from a career in energy

Tulane parent shares insights from a career in energy

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.

March 13, 2017 ×
Tulane Business Model Competition announces semifinalists

Tulane Business Model Competition announces semifinalists

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will compete in the qualifying round of the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.

March 6, 2017 ×
MFIN team takes top prize in portfolio management competition

MFIN team takes top prize in portfolio management competition

A team of Master of Finance students from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business won first place at the TIPS 2017 Student Portfolio Managers Competition.

March 2, 2017 ×
Facebook ‘likes’ don’t work like marketers think they do

Facebook ‘likes’ don’t work like marketers think they do

Social media managers who think that simply building up followers on Facebook is enough to boost a brand’s sales may not “like” a new Tulane University study featured in Harvard Business Review.

March 2, 2017 ×
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New course explores the process behind new products

What does it take to create a successful product? According to John Clarke, it’s probably not what you think.

February 22, 2017 ×
Rob Lalka has been named executive director of the Freeman School's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Rob Lalka appointed to lead Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Rob Lalka, an entrepreneur and educator whose accomplishments span the public, private and non-profit sectors, has been appointed professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

February 20, 2017 ×