Freeman News

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June 18, 2009

Peter Ricchiuti is quoted again in today's Times-Picayune on McMoRan Exploration Co.'s groundbreaking Blackbeard drilling project. The mega-deep well, located just off the mouth of the Mississippi River, could end up producing the equivalent of 4 billion barrels of oil.

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June 01, 2009

In its latest ranking of global MBA programs, Latin American business magazine AméricaEconomía has ranked the Freeman School 30th internationally and 20th among U.S. business schools. The ranking appeared in the magazine's June 2009 issue.

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May 20, 2009

The 2009 commencement ceremonies marked an historic end and a bright beginning for 769 newly minted alumni of the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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May 18, 2009

In a new paper to be published in Journal of Accounting and Economics, Robert S.

May 15, 2009

Associated Press business writer Alan Sayre sat in on the final class of the semester for the Darwin S. Fenner Student Managed Fund and wrote this article about the course, in which students manage a $1 million endowment fund with the goal of outperforming the S&P 500.

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May 15, 2009

A new alumni group hopes to improve the Freeman School's national ranking by reaching out to recent graduates.

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May 07, 2009

Assistant Dean Peter Ricchiuti was interviewed by ABC News for a  Good Morning America segment on May 7 that examined the Gulf Coast's surprisingly strong economy. Ricchiuti is research director of Burkenroad Reports, which follows 38 small- and mid-cap companies across the Southeast.

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April 23, 2009

In the latest edition of its America's Best Graduate Schools guidebook, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Freeman School 48th on the list of the best business schools in America. Highlights of the ranking survey appear in the May 2009 issue of U.S.

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April 22, 2009

A team of students from Rice University took first place and the grand prize of $5,000 at this year's Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. The competition took place at the Freeman School on April 17.

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April 21, 2009

Tears for Life, a company developing a technology to screen women for breast cancer using proteins found in tears, and KAIEN, a company that plans to leverage the unique talents of people with high-functioning autism to provide software testing services for the Japanese auto industry, were the bi

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April 14, 2009

Technology that transforms coal into fuel that burns as clean as natural gas, a non-invasive test for breast cancer that uses tears instead of blood and a new dental device to better spot early tooth decay are some of the innovations behind student-led business plans competing in the 9th Annual T

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April 03, 2009
MBA students visited the Great Wall during their Global Leadership trip to Beijing.
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