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Workshop focuses on costs of racial inequity

- Spring 2021 -

Researchers from Tulane and other institutions came together in March for a three-day workshop aimed at helping scholars quantify the effects of racial inequity in the United States.

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Ricchiuti rallies for experiential learning

- Spring 2021 -

Burkenroad Reports founder Peter Ricchiuti donated $250,000 to the Freeman School to establish the Ricchiuti Action Learning
Initiative (RALI), a new endowed fund to support experiential learning across the school.

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Paulo Goes named Freeman School dean

- Spring 2021 -

Paulo Goes, Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, has been named dean of Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, effective Aug. 23, 2021.

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Freeman ranked among nation’s best for entrepreneurship

- Spring 2021 -

In its latest survey of university entrepreneurship programs, the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine ranked the Freeman School 42nd on its list of the best graduate programs for entrepreneurship.

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Cleantech startup earns top prize at 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition

- Spring 2021 -

Floe, a cleantech company whose technology tackles the danger of ice buildup on roofs, won first place and the grand prize of $75,000 at the 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition (TBMC).

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John Trapani, longtime associate dean, retires

- Spring 2021 -

John M. Trapani III, who served the Freeman School as senior associate dean, vice dean and founding director of the Goldring Institute of International Business, announced his intention to retire on June 30, bringing to a close a career that included more than 30 years in senior leadership at the Freeman School.

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GNO Startup Survey finds racial disparities in funding

- Spring 2021 -

In the wake of a summer marked by protests surrounding racial injustice in the U.S., a report from the A. B. Freeman School of Business highlighted striking inequities in funding between firms owned by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and white-owned firms.

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Education in the age of COVID

- Fall 2020 -

Under the specter of a global pandemic, the 2020–21 academic year has been one unlike any other in the history of the Freeman School, and the process of preparing for it began almost immediately after Tulane University made the decision last spring to shut down in-person classes for the semester and shift to online learning.

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Giving students — and entrepreneurs — the tools they need to succeed

- Fall 2020 -

When Otis Tucker, founder and CEO of New Orleans trucking and logistics firm T.I. Contracting, was featured in this year’s Inc. 5000, the magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies, one person may have been even prouder than Tucker.

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Entrepreneurial Hospitality to launch as Freeman’s first online graduate degree program

- Fall 2020 -

The Master of Management in Entrepreneurial Hospitality teaches students how to craft extraordinary customer experiences through the joint lenses of hospitality and entrepreneurship, fulfilling a need for companies in all industries to face challenges in the current business landscape.

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