Freeman in the News

Freeman in the News

Poets&Quants: As Covid Keeps Students Out Of US, Tulane Launches Unique Partnership In China

Poets&Quants: As Covid Keeps Students Out Of US, Tulane Launches Unique Partnership In China

Dean Ira Solomon was interviewed by Poets & Quants for a story highlighting the Freeman School’s agreement with Peking University to offer Chinese students admitted to Freeman graduate programs “visiting student” status.

December 4, 2020 ×

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NOLA.com: Benson Capital Partners, venture fund backed by Gayle Benson, to invest $53M

NOLA.com: Benson Capital Partners, venture fund backed by Gayle Benson, to invest $53M

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by NOLA.com for a story about the impact of Saints owner Gayle Benson’s announcement that she intended to invest $53 million in Gulf Coast companies.

October 16, 2020 ×

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Voice of America: A Decade After BP Oil Disaster, Gulf of Mexico Still Shows Scars

Voice of America: A Decade After BP Oil Disaster, Gulf of Mexico Still Shows Scars

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a Voice of America story about the impact of the Deepwater Horizon accident 10 years later.

August 9, 2020 ×

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WGNO-TV: Investing During a Pandemic Economy

WGNO-TV: Investing During a Pandemic Economy

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of the Freeman School’s Burkenroad Reports securities analysis program, was interviewed by WGNO-TV for a story on investing during the pandemic.

August 5, 2020 ×

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WalletHub: Ask the Experts

WalletHub: Ask the Experts

Casius Pealer, director of Tulane’s Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development program and adjunct lecturer in the joint MBA/MSRED program, was interviewed for a WalletHub “Ask the Experts” Q&A on the best and worst cities for first-time home buyers.

August 3, 2020 ×

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WalletHub: Ask the Experts

WalletHub: Ask the Experts

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a WalletHub “Ask the Experts” feature on reducing energy costs during the summer.

July 14, 2020 ×

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Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by Forbes for a story about whether oil companies are cutting carbon dioxide emissions in response to the demands of activist investors.

June 11, 2020 ×

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WWL-TV: Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

WWL-TV: Tourism could take years to bounce back, where will hospitality workers go?

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice in finance, was interviewed by WWL-TV for a story about longterm impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on New Orleans hospitality workers.

May 20, 2020 ×

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New Orleans CityBusiness: To address COVID-19, we can learn from our history of innovation

New Orleans CityBusiness: To address COVID-19, we can learn from our history of innovation

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed a Guest Perspective to New Orleans CityBusiness about the lessons the city’s entrepreneurs can teach New Orleans as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2020 ×

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Time: Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

Time: Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was quoted in a Time story about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the petrochemical industry.

May 5, 2020 ×