Announcements

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EMBA program to offer fellowships for non-profit, minority and women-owned firms

July 17, 2009

The Freeman School has announced a new Executive MBA fellowship program for non-profit, minority and women-owned businesses. The fellowships, which will cover 50 percent of the program's tuition, will be available to students in the New Orleans and Houston EMBA programs beginning in January 2010.

"A vibrant non-profit and small-business sector is critical to the continued growth of the community, and the Executive MBA program can provide these organizations with the leadership and management skills they need to grow and succeed," says Russ Robins, associate dean for executive...

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Shell Energy chief added to Tulane Business Forum

July 10, 2009

Mark Quartermain, president of Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., has been added to the lineup of speakers at the 2009 Tulane Business Forum. Quarterman has responsibility for the company's overall operations in natural gas and power trading, marketing and energy asset management, including Shell's power generation portfolio, gas storage capabilities and emissions trading activities.

In addition to Quartermain, this year's speakers also include John Mackey, chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market Inc.; Alan Yuspeh, senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer...

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TABA Baseball Tent Party Friday, May 8

May 08, 2009

The 2nd annual TABA Baseball Blowout will take place Friday night, May 8, at Turchin Stadium.

The Tulane Green Wave baseball team takes on UAB at 6 p.m. in an important Conference USA contest, so to help fans get ready for the big game, TABA is sponsoring a pre-game Tent Party featuring food, refreshments and fun for friends and alumni of the Freeman School. The Tent Party runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and the cost (including a game ticket) is $25 for adults and $15 for children aged 3 to 17. Walk ups are welcomed as long as the food lasts, but to insure your place, contact Rhonda Earles...

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Latin American Research Consortium meeting

March 12, 2009
On March 26-27, the Goldring Institute for International Business will host the 9th meeting of the Latin American Research Consortium. Approximately 30 deans from the top business schools in Latin America are expected to attend the dean's workshop session of the meeting and 20 to 30 scholars from Latin American business schools are expected participate in research workshops. Freeman PhD students will also use this forum to present their research. James McFarland will moderate the main program of the Latin America Dean's Workshop. In conjunction with the meeting, there will also be a workshop...