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Freeman News

In October, the Freeman School delivered a one-day course on executive decision making to a group of ExxonMobil Global Health Scholars, above, the first participants in a new initiative to offer non-credit executive education programming.

Freeman launches non-degree custom executive education programming

A group of 16 public health professionals recently spent an afternoon learning practical strategies to improve their decision making in the field as part of a new educational initiative of the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

December 6, 2018 ×

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The 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition will award more than $40,000 in cash prizes to college entrepreneurs with ventures that demonstrate a market-tested ability to adapt to customer needs.

Applications now open for 19th annual Tulane Business Model Competition

Student entrepreneurs are invited to enter the 19th annual Tulane Business Model Competition (TBMC) for a chance to win more than $40,000 in cash and prizes for promising startup ventures.

November 19, 2018 ×

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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 Nov. 7, 2018.

November 13, 2018 ×

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Dean shares details on downtown expansion and more at homecoming talk

Dean shares details on downtown expansion and more at homecoming talk

During his annual “State of the School” homecoming address, Dean Ira Solomon discussed growing enrollments, new programs and plans for the Freeman School’s expansion into downtown New Orleans.

November 12, 2018 ×

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Freeman School accounting professors Jasmijn Bol, left, and Serena Loftus are among eight grant recipients in the Lepage Faculty Fellows programs.

Lepage Center announces inaugural Faculty Fellows

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has awarded eight career-development grants as part of the newly launched Lepage Faculty Fellows program.

November 1, 2018 ×

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Deborah Elam, former chief diversity officer at General Electric Co., is one of 12 distinguished business executives who mentor student entrepreneurs as part of the Lepage Center's Innovators-in-Residence program.

Tulane’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation launches Innovators-in-Residence program

The Lepage Center has launched a new program that connects student startup founders with a team of successful executives, investors and entrepreneurs for one-on-one coaching and mentoring.

October 24, 2018 ×

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Marina Brazhnikova, data visualization supervisor with Ochsner Health Systems, discussed her role at Ochsner as a panelist at the inaugural Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium.

Freeman hosts inaugural colloquium on business analytics

About a dozen data professionals from leading New Orleans companies came together on Thursday (Oct. 18) to share insights and discuss industry trends at the inaugural Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium.

October 22, 2018 ×

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Master of Business Analytics students Peyton Thompson, Natalie Philips, Stephon Lofton and Chris Morton, left to right, proposed highlighting crimes committed near parade routes as part of their visualization project.

Analytics students fight crime with data

To help make its calls for service data more accessible to the public, the New Orleans Police Department recently turned to the Freeman School and students in the Master of Business Analytics program.

October 17, 2018 ×

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From left, Michael Hecht, president and CEO of GNO Inc.; Terrell Boynton, director and general manager of DXC Technology’s New Orleans Digital Transformation Center; and David Snyder, chairman, president and CEO of REALSCAPE Group, engage in discussion during the 2018 Tulane Business Forum. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

Is New Orleans poised to be the next Silicon Valley?

New Orleans was already ranked as the fastest growing technology jobs market in the country when DXC Technology announced it had selected the city as the home of its new Digital Transformation Center, a software development hub expected to bring 2,000 tech jobs to the city over the next six years.

September 25, 2018 ×

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Join us for Freeman’s Graduate Reunion Weekend 2018

Join us for Freeman’s Graduate Reunion Weekend 2018

Does your Freeman graduation year end in three or eight? Then join us Nov. 9-10, 2018, for Graduate Reunion Weekend, the Freeman School’s annual get-together for master’s and PhD program alumni celebrating milestone graduation anniversaries.

September 11, 2018 ×