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The challenge of bringing health care to the developing world

July 03, 2017
In a presentation at the Freeman School in June, Frank Molloy, clinical nurse specialist and educator with the Novick Cardiac Alliance, told MD/MBA students that the organization’s biggest challenges aren’t necessarily medical.
Tulane TIPS Student Portfolio Managers Competition

Financial Times ranks Freeman MFIN among Top 10 in US

June 19, 2017
In its 2017 ranking of pre-experience programs, the Financial Times ranks the Freeman MFIN program 9th best in the U.S. and 49th in the world.
Emeritus Club honors Stanley Motta

Emeritus Club honors Stanley Motta with Lifetime Achievement Award

June 01, 2017
The Emeritus Club of Tulane University has honored Stanley Motta (BBA ’67), chairman of Copa Holdings, the parent company of Copa Airlines, with its Lifetime Achievement of the Emeritus Class Award for the Class of 1967.
Graduation 2017

Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

May 22, 2017
Over the course of two days and two pomp-and-circumstance-filled ceremonies, Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded more than 700 diplomas to graduates during its 2017 commencement exercises.
Latin American Business Forum

Latin American Business Forum highlights opportunities for US firms

May 20, 2017
On May 16, the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University co-hosted the Latin American Business Forum, a daylong conference highlighting emerging business opportunities for U.S. firms in Latin America.
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Tulane teams make strong showing in International Biz Model Competition

May 16, 2017
Tulane University-based startup Instapath Bioptics topped more than 5,000 entrants from around the world to win first place and the grand prize of $30,000 in the International Business Model Competition. CMDX Biopsy, another Tulane-based team, also made the finals of the competition.
Marshall Wadleigh

Finance and football fuel grad's 4.0 GPA

May 15, 2017
Marshall Wadleigh’s story of accomplishment is a testament that hard work breeds success. The Tulane University senior from Pearl River, Louisiana, maintained a 4.0 grade point average as a walk-on member of the Tulane football program, and was awarded a scholarship by head coach Willie Fritz ahead of his senior year.
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Former Dean C. Jackson Grayson passes

May 08, 2017
C. Jackson "Jack" Grayson Jr., former dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business, died on May 4 at his home in Houston. He was 93. Grayson was executive chairman of the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), an organization he founded in 1977 to spread the adoption of successful business practices and processes.
Selber Course Competition

Students face off in distressed debt investment pitch competition

May 06, 2017
Freeman students Jodi Gottlieb, Audrey Preston, Brooke Satterfield and Cara Williamson took home first place honors in the second annual Aaron Selber Jr. Course in Alternative Investments Distressed Debt Investment Pitch Competition.
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Former faculty member Danny Killeen passes

May 04, 2017
Former Freeman School faculty member Daniel B. "Danny" Killeen Sr. died on April 28, 2017, at his home in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He was 84.
Chef Zachary Engel

Alum wins James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year Award

May 03, 2017
Zachary Engel (BSM ’10), chef de cuisine at Shaya Restaurant in New Orleans, won the James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year on Monday (May 1) at the Beard Foundation’s 2017 Awards Gala in Chicago.
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Medical device maker wins top prize in business model competition

April 22, 2017
A team of students from Johns Hopkins University with a device to improve the treatment of a potentially blinding infant eye disease won first place and the top prize of $25,000 in the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.