Freeman News

Louis Baugier, a 2013 A.B. Freeman School of Business graduate, developed Surecave, an app that allows a landlord or property owner to manage everything from finding tenants to managing multiple properties. (Photo by David Neff)

Real estate in real time

  Louis Baugier had a 360-degree view of the dizzying, fast-paced business of New York real estate. By day, Baugier (BSM ’13) was part of J.P. Morgan’s global real estate […]

February 21, 2018 ×
New courses connect students with alumni experts

New courses connect students with alumni experts

For the students who took part in January’s intersession courses, some of the most exciting learning took place out of the classroom and far from campus.

February 7, 2018 ×
Junchao "Jason" Li says passion on the part of the sponsor plays a big role in the success of crowdfunding campaigns.

Passion pays in crowdfunding

Assistant Professor of Management Junchao “Jason” Li says the enthusiasm displayed by an entrepreneur in their campaign plays a key role in their venture’s success.

January 31, 2018 ×
A brass band leads students and guests into the newly expanded A. B. Freeman School of Business as classes resumed for the semester on Tuesday, Jan. 16. (Photos by Sabree Hill)

Open for Business

The Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex is open for business. On Tuesday, the Freeman School officially unveiled its long-awaited expansion with a New Orleans-style celebration in honor of the building’s inaugural day of classes.

January 17, 2018 ×
The Freeman School plans to offer executive and professional programs and launch hospitality entrepreneurship initiatives in space at the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute.

Freeman to expand into New Orleans CBD with new offerings in hospitality entrepreneurship

With a new facility in the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute building, the Freeman School plans to offer degree and non-degree programs aimed at students, working professionals and executives from around the world.

January 12, 2018 ×
Freeman School alumna Hanna Gamble (BSM '12) was named Louisiana’s 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Alumna named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year

Hanna Gamble (BSM ’12), manager of St. Lucia Plantation, a family-owned pine-tree farm in Logansport, Louisiana, was named 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year by the Louisiana Forestry Association.

December 30, 2017 ×
Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Researcher says use less jargon when crowdfunding

Today’s innovators turn to platforms like Kickstarter to crowdfund their imaginative products. Now, a new study conducted by the Freeman School’s Yuchen Zhang suggests that a Kickstarter campaign’s worst enemy is the overuse of tech jargon in its project’s description.

December 20, 2017 ×
The long and winding journey of a family business

The long and winding journey of a family business

Gyl Grinberg (BSM ’95), former president of Val-Fit Inc., a leading master distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) for the oil and gas industry, shared the family-owned company’s long and winding journey in a special presentation at November’s Tulane Family Business Forum.

December 18, 2017 ×
Fran Heller, John Elstrott and Kate Lavelle, left to right, discussed the launch of startup Good2Go at a lunchtime talk hosted by the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Anatomy of a startup

Entrepreneur Fran Heller (NC ’88) discussed the evolution of her startup Good2Go in November as part of a new speaker series hosted by the Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

December 11, 2017 ×
Assistant Professor of Accounting Paddy Sivadasan was honored with the 2017 Dean's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Teaching award winners share commitment to students

Paddy Sivadasan and Xuhui “Nick” Pan are the 2017 recipients of the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, the Freeman School’s highest honor for classroom teaching.

December 4, 2017 ×