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Lepage Center to award $100,000 in research grants to Tulane faculty and students studying costs of racial inequity

February 23, 2021

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business is collaborating with researchers from across the university to host a three-day workshop aimed at counting the costs of racial inequity in the United States.

With scholarship gift, alum passes the baton

February 22, 2021

A scholarship made Tulane University possible for Jim Burke (A&S ’91, MBA ’91). That generosity — from someone he didn’t even know — transformed his life and ultimately led him to create the same opportunity for future generations of Tulane business students.

Peter Ricchiuti photographed in his office

Fox43: Did hedge funds boost the GameStop Rally?

February 16, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by WPMT-TV Fox43 in York, Pennsylvania, for a story about the GameStop stock rally.

Eric Smith photographed in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

The Advocate: Louisiana braces for refinery closure as Shell retains Gulf emphasis amid global production cutback

February 12, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a New Orleans Advocate story about the impact on Louisiana of Shell's plan to reduce oil output as part of its goal to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Zoe Nie

Research Notes: Zoe Nie

February 09, 2021

Ziye “Zoe” Nie’s paper “Short-Term Reversals, Short-Term Momentum, and News-Driven Trading Activity" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.

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IBTimes: GameStop and the Revenge of the Retail Investors

February 09, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed for an International Business Times story on the GameStop stock controversy.

Rajat Khanna

Research Notes: Rajat Khanna

February 08, 2021

Rajat Khanna’s paper “Peeking Inside The Black Box: Inventor Turnover and Patent Termination” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Management.

WWL-TV: Louisiana industry slams Biden's oil and gas policies

January 28, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL-TV for a story on Louisiana oil and gas industry reactions to President Biden’s decision to halt new energy leases on federal land and water.

WVUE Fox 8: Energy Experts and Environmentalists React to Biden Keystone Decision

January 22, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE Fox 8 for a story about the impact of President Biden’s decision to shut down the Keystone pipeline on Louisiana.

David Olk

Alumnus gets ahead in the cloud

January 22, 2021
In 2011, David Olk (BSM ’98) teamed up with Jason Richelson to raise $2 million to build a company with the goal of taking small businesses where they’d never gone before: the cloud.
Barrett Wheeler

Research Notes: Barrett Wheeler

January 20, 2021
Barrett Wheeler's paper “Unrecognized Expected Credit Losses and Bank Shares Prices” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Accounting Research.

NA Clean Energy: Louisiana Ready to Thrive in Transition to Clean Energy

January 15, 2021

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, contributed an article to the January/February issue of North American Clean Energy magazine discussing some of Louisiana’s advantages as the nation transitions to clean energy sources.