Freeman News

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.

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.

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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.

Beta Gamma Sigma

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.

Tulane Business Model Competition finalists

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.