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Executive MBA program admits most diverse class ever

May 03, 2021

The Executive MBA program at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recently admitted the most diverse class in program history, with increased percentages of minority, female and military veteran students.

Sofia Viscuso (BSM ’22) and Matthew Friedman (BSM ’23) of Rize

Internship placement startup takes top prize in Virtual Pitch Friday competition

April 23, 2021

A new company founded by Freeman students to create space for more diverse students to gain access to internships took home the grand prize of $5,000 as the winner of this year’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Virtual Pitch Friday competition.

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Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts Newest Members

April 19, 2021

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on April 15, 2021.

Melanie Richardson, executive director of TrainingGrounds

Research workshop focuses scholars on costs of racial inequity

March 26, 2021

Researchers from Tulane and other universities came together in March for a three-day workshop aimed at helping scholars quantify the effects of racial inequity in the United States.

floe, a startup founded by students at Yale University

Cleantech startup earns top prize at 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition

March 26, 2021

A startup with technology that tackles the danger of ice buildup on roofs won first place and the grand prize of $75,000 at the 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition.

Peter Ricchiuti outside Commanders Palace

Ricchiuti rallies for experiential learning

March 18, 2021

With the Ricchiuti Action Learning Initiative (RALI), Peter Ricchiuti hopes to spread experiential learning across all areas of the Freeman School.

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Tulane Business Model Competition announces 2021 semifinalists

March 14, 2021

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced the six semifinalist teams that will face off in the 2021 Tulane Business Model Competition.

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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.

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.
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Freeman School Faculty Recruiting Inclusivity & Diversity Task Force

January 12, 2021
In our continuing effort to enhance inclusivity and diversity within the A. B. Freeman School of Business, I am pleased to announce the establishment of the Faculty Recruiting Inclusivity & Diversity Task Force.
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Goldring/Woldenberg expansion earns another architectural honor

January 07, 2021
In its 2020 Best of Design Awards, the Architect's Newspaper, a leading publication and website covering architecture and design, awarded the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex honorable mention for Architectural Lighting – Indoor.