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Melissa Papock, a 1996 A. B. Freeman School of Business graduate, is the founder and CEO of Cabana Life, a sun protective beachwear company.

Alumna fuses fashion and function in swimwear line

As the founder and CEO of stylish swimwear brand Cabana Life, Melissa Papock (BSM ’96) knows that clothing acts as a vital line of defense against summertime sun exposure.

July 19, 2018 ×
Research Notes: Musa Caglar

Research Notes: Musa Caglar

Musa Caglar’s paper “Impact Assessment Based Sectoral Balancing in Public R&D Project Portfolio Selection,” co-authored with Sinan Gurel, has been accepted for publication in Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.

July 18, 2018 ×
Todd Wackerman (MBA '18) is the founder of STEM Library Lab, a new nonprofit that gives teachers access to science and math equipment.

New nonprofit solves thorny issue for STEM teachers

Founded by alumnus Todd Wackerman (MBA ’18), STEM Library Lab is a new nonprofit that provides New Orleans public and charter school teachers with the tools they need to teach hands-on, inquiry-based science.

July 17, 2018 ×
Research Notes: Junghee Lee

Research Notes: Junghee Lee

Junghee Lee’s paper “First Look Determination,” co-authored with Vish Krishnan, Oleksiy Mnyshenko and Hyoduk Shin, has been accepted for publication in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM.)

July 16, 2018 ×
Research Notes: Rajat Khanna

Research Notes: Rajat Khanna

Rajat Khanna’s paper “Entangled Decisions: Knowledge Interdependencies and Termination of Patented Inventions in the Pharmaceutical Industry,” co-authored with Isin Guler and Atul Nerkar, has been accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal.

June 26, 2018 ×
Research Notes: Tim West

Research Notes: Tim West

Tim West’s paper “A Comprehensive Analysis of Findings from Single Audits: The Implications of Auditee Type and Auditor Expertise,” co-authored with Tammy Waymire and Zach Webb, has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Government and Nonprofit Accounting (JOGNA).

June 25, 2018 ×
Pamela Whitten

Alumna appointed president of Kennesaw State University

Pamela Whitten, an alumna of Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, has been appointed president of Kennesaw State University, the third-largest university in Georgia and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country.

June 15, 2018 ×
Freeman grad earns prestigious accounting award

Freeman grad earns prestigious accounting award

A. B. Freeman School of Business alumna Alexis S. Gandal (BSM/MACCT ’17) has been named a 2017 recipient of the American Institute of CPAs’ Elijah Watt Sells Award.

June 11, 2018 ×
The growing importance of tacit knowledge

The growing importance of tacit knowledge

In a new study, Professor of Accounting Jasmijn Bol finds that firms increasingly value tacit knowledge — the term scholars use for hard-to-teach skills like communication, self-management and the ability to prioritize tasks — in junior-level employees.

June 5, 2018 ×
Lydia Winkler, a third-year law and business student, and Marco Nelson, Navy Academy graduate and a first-year MBA student, are the creators of RentCheck, a rental inspection app that allows both tenants and landlords to track a property's condition using time-stamped photos. (Photo by Alina Hernandez)

Freeman MBAs create app to manage rental deposit disputes

Two students at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business have turned their gripes with renting into a company that could revolutionize how lease agreements are managed.

May 22, 2018 ×