Freeman News

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Alumna to lead French Quarter Festival and other popular music events

April 19, 2017
In April, Freeman School alumna Emily Mitchell Madero (NC ’02, G ’03, MBA ’07) was named president and CEO of French Quarter Festivals Inc.
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Alum Drew Greenblatt visits White House to talk manufacturing

April 06, 2017
Alumnus Drew Greenblatt (MBA ’91), owner and president of Marlin Steel, was one of a dozen National Association of Manufacturers representatives who visited the White House on March 31 to talk manufacturing with President Donald Trump.
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Ballard Brands receives 2017 Outstanding Family Enterprise Award

April 05, 2017
In March, the A. B. Freeman School of Business honored Ballards Brands, the corporate parent of PJ's Coffee of New Orleans and WOW Cafe, with the 2017 Outstanding Family Enterprise Award.
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Tulane Business Model Competition announces finalists

April 05, 2017
CMDX Biopsy, Kaleyedos and Instapath Bioptics will compete for $25,000 in the final round of the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.
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Tulane to honor Buquet and Gleason as Entrepreneurs of the Year

April 03, 2017
The A. B. Freeman School of Business will honor business executive James J. Buquet III (MBA ’90) and ALS activist Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) at the 2017 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala.
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Tech-Savvy Hero

March 30, 2017
More than six years after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, Steve Gleason (MBA ’11) is busier than ever.
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EMBA alum wins top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

March 28, 2017
It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency, but Freeman School alum Benjamin Swig (PHTM '09, MBA '16) has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes.

Freeman to launch new master’s program in business analytics

March 27, 2017

The one-year Master of Business Analytics program will give students the skills to transform large, complex data sets into the clear information managers need to make business decisions.

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Alumnus Matt Schwartz wins T-P entrepreneurship award

March 22, 2017
Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) has received the 2017 T.G. Solomon Award for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement. The award is presented annually by the Times-Picayune and the Solomon family to honor New Orleans entrepreneurs who have emerged as impactful civic leaders.
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Tulane parent shares insights from a career in energy

March 13, 2017
Current Tulane parent Larry Ornstein joined Freeman School of Business students on March 9 for “Lunch and Learn,” a series sponsored by the Freeman Career Management Center and the Tulane Energy Institute.
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Tulane Business Model Competition announces semifinalists

March 06, 2017
Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will compete in the qualifying round of the 2017 Tulane Business Model Competition.
Tulane TIPS Student Portfolio Managers Competition

MFIN team takes top prize in portfolio management competition

March 02, 2017
A team of Master of Finance students from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business won first place at the TIPS 2017 Student Portfolio Managers Competition.