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For former Army pilot, MBA leads to red-hot job

September 30, 2022

Zach Foster (MBA ’17) is CFO of Louisiana Pepper Exchange, a leading importer of peppers and supplier of pepper mash to the global hot sauce industry.

Stuart Haselden delivers R. W. Freeman Lecture

Freeman lecturer discusses challenges, rewards of retail

September 23, 2022

Stuart Haselden (MBA ’98), CEO of Arc’teryx, a global design company specializing in high-performance outerwear and equipment, discussed his life and career in retail as the Freeman School’s 2022 R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecturer.

Owen Knight

Freeman alum competes on new season of ‘Survivor’

September 22, 2022

Freeman grad Owen Knight (BSM ’14, MBA ’18) survived his first Tribal Council, avoiding elimination on the season premiere of “Survivor.” Knight, Tulane University’s director of admission engagement, is one of 18 players competing for a $1 million grand prize on season 43 of the CBS reality-competition show.

Mathias Kronlund

Research Notes: Mathias Kronlund

September 20, 2022

Mathias Kronlund’s paper “Do Corporations Retain Too Much Cash? Evidence from a Natural Experiment,” co-authored with Hwanki Brian Kim of Baylor University and Woojin Kim of Seoul National University, has been accepted for publication in Review of Financial Studies.

Peter Ricchiuti photographed in his office

Newsy: Why Are We Scared of a Recession?

September 14, 2022

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and director of the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports equity research program, was interviewed for segment on Newsy’s “The Why” about Americans’ increasing anxiety over the possibility of a recession.

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Freeman announces grants to support scholars and educators in Ukraine

September 14, 2022

In response to the Russian invasion and ongoing war in Ukraine, the A. B. Freeman School of Business will fund at least $10,000 in grants to promote the research and visions of Ukrainian scholars and educators. Grant recipients will deliver virtual lectures and seminars on a range of topics related to sustaining and rebuilding the country and its culture.

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Freeman jumps to No. 34 in latest U.S. News undergraduate business ranking

September 13, 2022

The Freeman School jumped seven spots to No. 34 in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of undergraduate business programs. The ranking, which was published on Sept. 12 as part of U.S. News’ 2022-23 Best Colleges report, is Freeman’s highest for undergraduate business in more than 20 years.

Rob Lalka

Information Week: How to Attract Venture Capital to Your Startup

September 13, 2022

Rob Lalka, Albert R. Lepage Professor in Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by Information Week for a story about finding and obtaining venture capital.

Stuart Haselden

Retail exec Stuart Haselden to deliver R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecture

September 08, 2022

Stuart Haselden (MBA ’98), CEO of outerwear and equipment company Arc’teryx, will discus his experience leading retail through the pandemic as well as lessons learned throughout his career as the Freeman School’s 2022 R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecturer.

Peter Ricchiuti

The Advocate: Oil industry faces headwinds, but natural gas, renewables have a bright future, Tulane prof says

September 01, 2022

In remarks to the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of Burkenroad Reports, discussed the state’s energy industry, highlighting the bright future of natural gas.


Freeman welcomes 5 to faculty for 2022-23

August 16, 2022

The A. B. Freeman School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of five faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. The appointments, which were effective July 1, include four tenure-track assistant professors and one professor of practice.

Harry Gestetner (BSM '22) pitching his startup Fanfix at the Lepage Center's Pitch Fridays program. Harry and his two partners sold their startup for eight figures in July.

2022 Freeman graduate sells startup for 8 figures with help from Lepage Center

August 08, 2022

Harry Gestetner (BSM ’22) graduated in May, with four successful years at Tulane University behind him, which included launching Fanfix, the tech startup he created less than a year earlier. Last month, he sold it for eight figures.