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Beta Gamma Sigma recognizes newest members with virtual ceremony

May 26, 2020
While the Freeman School’s traditional recognition ceremony honoring Beta Gamma Sigma members was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, inductees were invited to participate in a first-ever, society-wide virtual membership recognition ceremony on May 21, 2020.

WWL-TV: Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

May 20, 2020

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed by WWL-TV for a story about longterm impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on New Orleans hospitality workers.

Research Notes: Victoria Li

May 20, 2020

Victoria Li's paper “Decomposing the VIX: Implications for the Predictability of Stock Returns,” co-authored with Victor Chow, Bingxin Li and Wanjun Jiang, has been accepted for publication in the Financial Review.

Restarting the New Orleans economy, one meal at a time

May 12, 2020

Emily Shaya (BSM '06, MBA '13), co-owner of Pomegranate Hospitality, is working to bring the New Orleans-based restaurant group back from the pandemic.

New Orleans CityBusiness: To address COVID-19, we can learn from our history of innovation

May 06, 2020

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed a Guest Perspective to New Orleans CityBusiness about the lessons the city's entrepreneurs can teach New Orleans as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Research Notes: Han Jiang

May 05, 2020
Han Jiang's paper “Who Will Board a Sinking Ship? A Firm-Director Interdependence Perspective of Mutual Selection between Declining Firms and Director Candidates” was recently accepted for publication in Academy of Management Journal.
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Research Notes: Shuhua Sun

May 05, 2020
Shuhua Sun's paper “At the Height of the Storm: Healthcare Staff’s Health Conditions and Job Satisfaction and Their Associated Predictors During the Epidemic Peak of COVID-19” has been accepted for publication in Brain, Behavior and Immunity.
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Time: Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

May 05, 2020
Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was quoted in a Time story about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the petrochemical industry.

Freeman to offer specialization in Renewable and Sustainable Energy

May 01, 2020

To better prepare energy professionals for the changing marketplace, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business is launching a new specialization this fall that offers students a deep dive into the business of renewables.

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Fox News: New Orleans artists struggle to survive as coronavirus causes tourism dip

April 26, 2020
Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of the Freeman School's Burkenroad Reports program, was interviewed by Fox News for a story about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on New Orleans.
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Poets&Quants: B-Schools Eye New Source Of Talent: Laid-Off Peace Corps Volunteers

April 26, 2020
The Freeman School's John Clarke and Melissa Booth were interviewed by Poets&Quants for a story about business schools targeting Peace Corps volunteers called back from service due to COVID-19.
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Lepage Center expands COVID-19 business resources

April 24, 2020
In a significant expansion of its efforts in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Lepage Center has announced that Freeman students are now being appointed to serve as strategic advisors to small businesses in the Greater New Orleans area.