Paulo Goes

Paulo Goes named dean of Freeman School

June 16, 2021

Paulo Goes, Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, has been named dean of Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, effective Aug. 23, 2021.

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Lepage Center announces recipients of Count the Costs research grants

June 14, 2021

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced the six projects that will receive grants as part of its Count the Costs research initiative.

Professor of Practice Mara Force leads a class in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

GameStop rally takes hedge fund class on wild ride

June 04, 2021

When Sam Childs, Maria Francque, Gabe Harris and Hunter Mathas signed up for Mara Force’s course on hedge funds in fall of 2020, GameStop wasn’t high on their radar. In fact, it wasn’t anywhere on their radar.

John Healey

Research Notes: John Healey

June 02, 2021

John Healey’s paper “What if Your Owners Also Own Other Firms in Your Industry? The Relationship between Institutional Common Ownership, Marketing, and Firm Performance” has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Amy Wu

BSM student awarded Gilman Scholarship for study abroad

May 28, 2021

Amy Wu (BSM ’22), a Freeman School senior majoring in finance, has been awarded a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the fall 2021 semester.

Han Jiang

Research Notes: Han Jiang

May 19, 2021

Han Jiang’s paper “Cleaning House before Hosting New Guests: A Political Path Dependence Model of Political Connection Adaptation in the Aftermath of Anticorruption Shocks” has been accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal.

Pierre E. Conner III

Mashable: Why the first big U.S. ocean wind farm is a big deal

May 18, 2021

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a Mashable story on the Biden administration’s approval of the country’s first major offshore wind farm.

Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM '93), left, and John Findlay (BSM '07) of Periscope Equity

For alums, culture is key to private equity success

May 06, 2021

For Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM ’93) and John Findlay (BSM ’07), the decision to strike out on their own in private equity presented an opportunity to not only generate superior returns but also to build a company where culture matters.

Ira Solomon

Research Notes: Ira Solomon

May 03, 2021

Ira Solomon’s paper “Do Stronger Wise-Thinking Dispositions Enable Auditors to Evaluate Audit Evidence Objectively When Assessing and Addressing Fraud Risk?” has been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research.

EMBA Class Headshots

Executive MBA program admits most diverse class ever

May 03, 2021

The Executive MBA program at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recently admitted the most diverse class in program history, with increased percentages of minority, female and military veteran students.

John Trapani photographed in the Lavin-Bernick Center

John Trapani, longtime associate dean, to retire

May 03, 2021

John M. Trapani, who served the Freeman School as senior associate dean, vice dean and founding director of the Goldring Institute of International Business, recently announced his intention to retire on June 30, bringing to an end a career that included more than 30 years in senior leadership at the Freeman School.

Sofia Viscuso (BSM ’22) and Matthew Friedman (BSM ’23) of Rize

Internship placement startup takes top prize in Virtual Pitch Friday competition

April 23, 2021

A new company founded by Freeman students to create space for more diverse students to gain access to internships took home the grand prize of $5,000 as the winner of this year’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Virtual Pitch Friday competition.