Dagens ETC: Louisiana is declining but the fossil fuel industry is fighting the transition

July 15, 2021

Josh Herlands, adjunct lecturer and co-instructor of the course Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance, was interviewed by Swedish newspaper Dagens ETC for an article about the struggle taking place in Louisiana between promoters of renewable energy and supporters of the state’s long-dominant fossil fuel industry.

Albert Lepage

Lepage Center’s namesake establishes business teaching award for equity, diversity and inclusion

July 01, 2021

A gift from Tulane alumnus Albert R. Lepage (MBA ’71) has established an annual award to recognize A. B. Freeman School of Business faculty whose teaching significantly advances the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion task force reports released

June 28, 2021

The A. B. Freeman School of Business has released the final reports of three special task forces convened by Dean Ira Solomon to develop recommendations to improve equity and diversity within the school.

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.

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Research Notes: Jasmijn Bol

June 07, 2021

Jasmijn Bol’s book Operational Risk Management: Organizational Controls and Incentive System Design was recently published by Business Expert Press.

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 the 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.