– Summer 2018 –

Teaching Award Winners Share Commitment to Students

- Summer 2018 -
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Assistant Professor of Accounting Paddy Sivadasan and Assistant Professor of Finance Xuhui “Nick” Pan were honored with the 2017 Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards, the Freeman School’s highest accolade for classroom instruction.

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MBAs Take Top Prize in NOEW Pitch Contest

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The 2018 edition of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week featured nearly a dozen different pitch contests for ambitious entrepreneurs, but it was a team of MBA students from the Freeman School who took home the week’s first prize.

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De Franco Invested as KPMG Professor of Accounting

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In January, the Freeman community came together to celebrate Gus De Franco’s investiture as Tulane University’s first KPMG Professor of Accounting.

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VC Pioneer Offers Insights on Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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How do you build a sustainable ecosystem for entrepreneurs? In a talk hosted by the Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, venture capital giant Chuck Newhall invoked an analogy tailor-made for his Louisiana audience.

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

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Downtown New Orleans is a vibrant hub of hospitality, entrepreneurship and innovation. Beginning next year, the Freeman School will have a physical presence in the heart of it.

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How to run a successful crowdfunding campaign

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Two new studies from professors at the A. B. Freeman School of Business offer fresh insights for entrepreneurs on what it takes to launch and run a successful crowdfunding campaign.

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The growing importance of tacit knowledge

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New research from a Freeman School professor shows that firms increasingly value hard-to-teach skills such as teamwork, communication, self-management and the ability to prioritize tasks — referred to by scholars as tacit knowledge — in entry-level employees as well as managers.

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

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Lynn Hannan delivered the address “Why Diversity in the Workplace Is Important” at the American Accounting Association’s 2017 Diversity Section Midyear Meeting, which took place Nov. 3–5 in New Orleans.

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Selected Faculty Research Publications

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Daniel Mochon’s paper “If You Are Going to Pay Within the Next 24 Hours, Press 1: Automatic Planning Prompt Reduces Credit Card Delinquency,” co-authored with Nina Mazar and Dan Ariely, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

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Green Wave

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With its facade of undulating glass, three-story central commons and futuristic classroom towers, the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex — the long-awaited expansion of the A. B. Freeman School of Business– is a spectacular architectural achievement, but the building’s greatest accomplishment may be in how it fosters innovation in teaching and learning.

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