In the Media

WVUE Fox 8: Economists, energy experts warn of higher gas and other prices due to U.S. tensions with Russia

February 22, 2022

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE Fox 8 about the impact of hostilities with Russia on gas prices.

Rob Lalka

The Advocate: New Orleans well-positioned to ride the internet's next wave

February 02, 2022

Rob Lalka, Albert R. Lepage Professor of Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed a guest column to the New Orleans Advocate on Web3 and why New Orleans can play a leading role in the emerging “people-first” tech revolution.

Peter Ricchiuti

Biz New Orleans: How are schools in the region developing new curricula to keep up with new trends, technology, and the changing economy?

February 01, 2022

Peter Ricchiuti, William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professor and senior professor of practice, was quoted in a Biz New Orleans feature on what schools in the region are doing to keep with new trends and the changing economy.

Peter Ricchiuti outside Commanders Palace

Biz New Orleans: In new book, Ricchiuti profiles New Orleans entrepreneurs

December 16, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of the Burkenroad Reports program, was interviewed by Biz New Orleans for a story about his new book Being Your Own Boss Is Terrific.

Peter Ricchiuti

NBC News: Oil companies to bid on newly released federal Gulf leases

November 17, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by NBC News for a segment on the impact of the Biden administration’s auction of oil drilling rights to 80 million acres in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Jason Sandvik

The Wall Street Journal: Why Mentorship Does Not Always Work

November 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of Finance Jason Sandvik was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal for a story about workplace mentorship programs. In a recent study, Sandvik found that voluntary mentorship programs tend to miss out on attracting the employees most in need of mentorship.

Roz Butler

Biz New Orleans: It's a Family Affair

October 31, 2021

Roz Butler, assistant director of the Tulane Family Business Center, is featured in the November issue of Biz New Orleans Magazine. Butler was interviewed for a Q&A about family business and the work of the Family Busines Center.

Peter Ricchiuti

The Advocate: The price of oil and gas is the highest since 2014. Here's how that may impact Louisiana

October 11, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, the William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professor and senior professor of practice, was interviewed by The Advocate for a story about the effect of rising oil and gas prices in Louisiana.

Rob Lalka

The Advocate: New Orleans Tech Startup Sells for $500 Million

September 28, 2021

Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor of Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by the New Orleans Advocate/NOLA.com for a story about local tech startup Levelset’s acquisition by Procore Technologies for $500 million.

Rob Lalka

ImpactAlpha: Letter from New Orleans - Climate risk is business risk, and opportunity

September 15, 2021

Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor in Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed an article to ImpactAlpha on the need for businesses to recognize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.

E&E News: Grid experts grapple with ‘resilience’ in Ida’s wake

September 09, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice in management science and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by E&E News for a story about weaknesses in the electricity grid brought into relief by Hurricane Ida.

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WVUE Fox 8: Face Masks and Economic Projections

August 07, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed by WVUE Fox8 News for a segment about the reintroduction of mask mandates in New Orleans in response to the delta variant of the coronavirus.