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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 ×
Research Notes: Daniel Mochon

Research Notes: Daniel Mochon

Daniel Mochon’s paper “If you are going to pay within the next 24 hours, press 1: Automatic planning prompt reduces credit card delinquency” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

January 20, 2018 ×
Research Notes: Kemsley, Sivadasan and Subramaniam

Research Notes: Kemsley, Sivadasan and Subramaniam

Deen Kemsley, Paddy Sivadasan and Venkat Subramaniam’s paper “The Composite Dividend Tax Rate” has been accepted for publication in Accounting and Business Research.

January 17, 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 ×
Research Notes: Nishad Kapadia and Morad Zekhnini

Research Notes: Nishad Kapadia and Morad Zekhnini

Nishad Kapadia and Morad Zekhnini’s paper “Do Idiosyncratic Jumps Matter?” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.

January 13, 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 ×
Freeman School alumna Hanna Gamble (BSM '12) was named Louisiana’s 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Alumna named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year

Hanna Gamble (BSM ’12), manager of St. Lucia Plantation, a family-owned pine-tree farm in Logansport, Louisiana, was named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association.

December 30, 2017 ×
Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Today’s innovators turn to platforms like Kickstarter to crowdfund their imaginative products. Now, a new study conducted by the Freeman School’s Yuchen Zhang suggests that a Kickstarter campaign’s worst enemy is the overuse of tech jargon in its project’s description.

December 20, 2017 ×