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Drew Greenblatt, with his back to the camera, speaks to President Trump about Marlin Steel during a meeting at the White House on March 31.

Alum Drew Greenblatt visits White House to talk manufacturing

Alumnus Drew Greenblatt (MBA ’91), owner and president of Marlin Steel, was one of a dozen National Association of Manufacturers representatives who visited the White House on March 31 to talk manufacturing with President Donald Trump.

April 6, 2017 ×
Ballard Brands founders Scott, Steven and Paul Ballard, left to right, discussed the history of the company on March 23 in a presentation hosted by the Tulane Family Business Center. (Photo by Guillermo Cabrera-Rojo)

Ballard Brands receives 2017 Outstanding Family Enterprise Award

In March, the A. B. Freeman School of Business honored Ballards Brands, the corporate parent of PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans and WOW Cafe, with the 2017 Outstanding Family Enterprise Award.

April 5, 2017 ×
Perri Levine, right, and Ryan Fishel makes their pitch for CMDX Biopsy during last month's semifinal round of the Tulane Business Model Competition. CMDX Biopsy, Instapath Bioptics and Kaleyedos will compete for $25,000 in the competition's final round, which will take place on Thursday, April 20, at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. (Photo by Guillermo Cabrera-Rojo)

Tulane Business Model Competition announces finalists

CMDX Biopsy, Kaleyedos and Instapath Bioptics will compete for $25,000 in the final round of the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.

April 5, 2017 ×
J.J. Buqet, left, and Steve Gleason, right, will be honored as Tulane University's 2017 Entrepreneurs of the Year at the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala on April 20 at the Audubon Tea Room.

Tulane to honor Buquet and Gleason as Entrepreneurs of the Year

The A. B. Freeman School of Business will honor business executive James J. Buquet III (MBA ’90) and ALS activist Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) at the 2017 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala.

April 3, 2017 ×
Tech-Savvy Hero

Tech-Savvy Hero

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 ×
Entrepreneur: Why You’re Not Getting Customers from Social Media

Entrepreneur: Why You’re Not Getting Customers from Social Media

Entrepreneur contributor Karen Tiber Leland wrote about new research from the Freeman School’s Daniel Mochon and Janet Schwartz that investigates the effect Facebook likes have on customer behavior.

March 10, 2017 ×