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Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Headliners announced for 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Leading up to its 12th year, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), co-produced by the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village, has announced its lineup of headline speakers.

January 23, 2020 ×

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A team of Master of Finance students won first place in the 2019 Valuation Challenge. Pictured from left are team members Jie Zhou, Tingting Guo, Jashn Sardana and Constanta Lungu along with Assistant Professor of Finance Ryan Peters, who served as faculty adviser.

Master of Finance students win top prize at 2019 Business Valuation Challenge

A year after earning first runner up, a team of Master of Finance students from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business won first place at the 2019 Business Valuation Challenge.

January 16, 2020 ×

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Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

Megan Guy, professor of practice in business and legal studies, has been appointed as the Freeman School’s new executive director of Executive and Professional Education.

January 7, 2020 ×

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Students compete in National Real Estate Challenge

Students compete in National Real Estate Challenge

A team of students from the Freeman School’s MBA program and the Tulane School of Architecture’s Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development program recently competed in the National Real Estate Challenge, an invitation-only case competition hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.

December 17, 2019 ×

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Myke Yest has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship in Finance.

Yest named inaugural recipient of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship

Senior Professor of Practice Myke Yest was recently named the inaugural Peter Ricchiuti Professor, a fitting tribute to his zest for giving students real-life learning experiences. Yest developed both of the Aaron Selber Jr. Courses in Alternative Investments.

December 12, 2019 ×

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Alumnus delivers TEDx talk on servant leadership

Alumnus delivers TEDx talk on servant leadership

Edward Crawford (MBA ’09), co-founder and president of Coltala Holdings and member of the Business School Council, recently delivered a TEDx talk at Wiley College on the role of service in business and life.

December 5, 2019 ×

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Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), co-founder and chief operations officer, Rent Check, pitches the company to judges at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Tulane Business Model Competition announces big changes for 20th anniversary

The Tulane Business Model Competition celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2020, and to mark the occasion, the competition has some big changes in store.

December 3, 2019 ×

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Freeman community comes together for Wave ’19

Freeman community comes together for Wave ’19

Freeman School alumni, parents and friends returned to campus in November for a weekend of food, fun, friendship and football. The occasion was Wave ’19, Tulane’s annual celebration that combines homecoming, class reunions and family weekend.

November 5, 2019 ×

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Freeman mourns the death of Jeffrey Barach

Freeman mourns the death of Jeffrey Barach

Professor Jeffrey A. Barach, who taught marketing and management at the Freeman School for more than 40 years, died on Oct. 25, 2019. He was 85.

November 1, 2019 ×

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Atlanta Fed chief tells business forum he doesn’t expect recession

Atlanta Fed chief tells business forum he doesn’t expect recession

August’s yield curve inversion was yet another sign that the U.S. could be headed for a recession, but in remarks at the 2019 Tulane Business Forum, Atlanta Fed President and CEO Raphael Bostic said he remains confident in the strength of the economy.

October 8, 2019 ×