Freeman News

RentCheck receives top prize in 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Student startup takes top prize in Tulane Business Model Competition

April 09, 2019
Less than two weeks after winning the top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the red-hot startup founded by a pair of Tulane University students has done it again.
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Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

April 03, 2019
Netscape Communications Corp. founder Jim Clark and CEO Jim Barksdale shared their recollections of the company's meteoric rise in a special keynote talk hosted by New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
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Freeman mourns the death of Professor Robert Hansen

April 03, 2019
Robert S. Hansen, Francis Martin Chair in Business and professor of finance at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, died unexpectedly on March 3, 2019.
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Tulane Business Model Competition announces finalists

March 28, 2019
KnoNap (George Washington University), RentCheck (Tulane University) and Speeko (University of Iowa) have been selected as the three finalists in the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.
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Senior wins $10K in Outdoor Weber business competition

March 27, 2019
Jamie Milstein won third-place and $10,000 in Weber State University's Outdoor Weber Competition with her pitch for a smart device she's developing that can instantaneously stream data and statistics.
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Tulane Business Model Competition announces 2019 semifinalists

March 01, 2019
Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will face off in the qualifying round of the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition during the 11th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).

Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

February 25, 2019

The A. B. Freeman School of Business has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week balloons

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week announces 2019 lineup

February 20, 2019
Jim Clark, co-founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics, and Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World and star of CNBC reality shows "The Profit" and "The Partner," are among the headline speakers for the 11th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
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Stewart honored at dedication of new business school facility

February 19, 2019
Named in honor of Frank B. Stewart Jr. (BBA '57), Stewart Center CBD will house the executive MBA program, non-degree executive education offerings, international programs, and courses related to the school’s new entrepreneurial hospitality initiative.

Freeman classmates reunite through business venture

February 16, 2019

Ten years after their fortuitous meeting in Sharp Hall, Matthew Berman (BSM '09) and Warren H. Cohn (BSM '09) have brought their partnership under one roof in a joint venture called Emerald Digital, a full-service digital-marketing agency.

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Study Abroad & Exchange announces spring 2019 scholarship winners

February 14, 2019
Kendall Gardner and Matthew Johnson have been named spring 2019 recipients of the Freeman Travel Abroad Award (FTAA), a new scholarship presented by the Office of Study Abroad & Exchange that offers financial assistance to students participating in Freeman study abroad programs.

Double Fission

February 04, 2019

In January, Freeman students visited the Waterford 3 control room simulator, a training facility located within Entergy’s Waterford 3 nuclear power plant that replicates the instrumentation in the plant’s actual control room down to the last toggle switch.