– Summer 2019 –

The Myth of the Ivory Tower

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The Stewart Center CBD — through both its location and programming — stands in sharp contrast to the stereotypical notion of a university detached from its community, but this shouldn’t be surprising: Tulane University has never been an ivory tower.

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MBAs Go the Distance to Fight Hunger

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To help develop a strategy for better managing its army of volunteers, Argentine food bank Banco de Alimentos recently turned to the Freeman School and a team of second-year MBA students.

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Senior Wins $10K in Weber State Business Competition

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Jamie Milstein (BSM ’19) won third place and a prize of $10,000 in the final round of Weber State University’s “Outdoor Weber” Competition.

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Tulane Launches MBA/ Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development Program

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The Freeman School has announced a partnership with the Tulane University School of Architecture to meet the increasing demand for business professionals equipped with the tools for a career in real estate development.

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Internet Pioneers Highlight NOEW 2019

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Netscape Communications Corp. revolutionized computing in 1994 with the release of the world’s first commercial web browser, but in a talk at this year’s New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, company founder Jim Clark said he still regrets not developing one key feature.

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Study Abroad & Exchange Announces Spring 2019 Scholarship Winners

Kendall Gardner - Summer 2019 -

Kendall Gardner (BSM ’20) and Matthew Johnson (BSM ’20) were named spring 2019 recipients of the Freeman Travel Abroad Award (FTAA), a new scholarship program that offers financial assistance to students participating in Freeman study abroad programs.

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Pierre Conner Appointed Executive Director of Tulane Energy Institute

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The Freeman School has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.

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Double Fission

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In January, students in the Undergraduate Intensive Energy Seminar visited the Waterford 3 control room simulator, a training facility located within Entergy’s Waterford 3 nuclear power plant that replicates the instrumentation in the plant’s actual control room down to the last toggle switch.

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The Business Buzz: A Model Team

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Less than two weeks after winning the top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the red-hot startup founded by a pair of Freeman School students did it again.

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Tulane Honors 2019 Entrepreneurs of the Year

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Tulane University honored skin care innovators Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields and social entrepreneurs Stephanie and David Barksdale as its Entrepreneurs of the Year at the 2019 Lepage Center Awards Gala.

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