Freeman News

New courses connect students with alumni experts

February 07, 2018

For the students who took part in January’s intersession courses, some of the most exciting learning took place out of the classroom and far from campus.

Junchao Li

Passion pays in crowdfunding

January 31, 2018
Assistant Professor of Management Junchao “Jason” Li says the enthusiasm displayed by an entrepreneur in their campaign plays a key role in their venture’s success.
GWBS Opening Day

Open for Business

January 17, 2018
The Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex is open for business. On Tuesday, the Freeman School officially unveiled its long-awaited expansion with a New Orleans-style celebration in honor of the building’s inaugural day of classes.

Freeman to expand into New Orleans CBD with new offerings in hospitality entrepreneurship

January 12, 2018

With a new facility in the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute building, the Freeman School plans to offer degree and non-degree programs aimed at students, working professionals and executives from around the world.

Hanna Gamble

Alumna named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year

December 30, 2017
Hanna Gamble (BSM '12), manager of St. Lucia Plantation, a family-owned pine-tree farm in Logansport, Louisiana, was named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association.
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Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

December 19, 2017
Today’s innovators turn to platforms like Kickstarter to crowdfund their imaginative products. Now, a new study conducted by the Freeman School's Yuchen Zhang suggests that a Kickstarter campaign’s worst enemy is the overuse of tech jargon in its project’s description.
Gyl Grinberg

The long and winding journey of a family business

December 18, 2017
Gyl Grinberg (BSM ’95), former president of Val-Fit Inc., a leading master distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) for the oil and gas industry, shared the family-owned company’s long and winding journey in a special presentation at November's Tulane Family Business Forum.

Anatomy of a startup

December 11, 2017
Entrepreneur Fran Heller (NC '88) discussed the evolution of her startup Good2Go in November as part of a new speaker series hosted by the Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Paddy Sivadasan

Teaching award winners share commitment to students

December 04, 2017
Paddy Sivadasan and Xuhui "Nick" Pan are the 2017 recipients of the Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award, the Freeman School's highest honor for classroom teaching.
Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Hundreds turn out for Homecoming/Reunions 2017

November 20, 2017
With clear skies and unseasonably mild temperatures, Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2017 attracted hundreds of Freeman alumni, parents and friends to Tulane’s uptown campus for a Wave-themed weekend of fun.
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Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

November 15, 2017
The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on Nov. 1, 2017.
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Applications now open for 18th annual Tulane Business Model Competition

November 14, 2017
College entrepreneurs are invited to enter the 18th annual Tulane Business Model Competition for a chance to win more than $40,000 in cash and prizes for promising startup ventures.