– Winter 2010 –

PwC Chairman Tells Students to Embrace Change

- Winter 2010 -

As college graduates prepare to enter an increasingly automated workplace, one of their greatest fears is job security. In a talk at the Freeman School, the head of the nation’s second-largest professional services firm told prospective graduates not to worry.

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Tan Honored With Irving H. LaValle Research Award

- Winter 2010 -

Assistant Professor of Management Science Ricky Tan was honored with the 2019 Irving H. LaValle Research Award. The award, which was announced at the spring 2019 faculty meeting, recognizes Freeman professors for excellence and advancement of the highest standards of research.

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Freeman Honors Graduates at 2019 Diploma Ceremonies

- Winter 2010 -

The Freeman School awarded diplomas to nearly 1,000 degree candidates at its spring 2019 graduation ceremonies, which took place on May 17 in the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on Tulane’s uptown campus.

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From the Dean: Great News About the Freeman School

- Winter 2010 -

As I sit here at my keyboard, I have a big smile on my face. First of all, on Sunday night the New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts to win their first ever Super Bowl. Of course, there is also some great news about the Freeman School that has me smiling.

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Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Fourth in Nation

- Winter 2010 -

The Freeman School is one of the top five graduate schools in the nation for entrepreneurship. That’s the finding of Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review, which ranked the Freeman School fourth in the nation on their list of Top Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurs.

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Freeman Wins KeyBank Minority Case Competition

- Winter 2010 -

Freeman School MBA students Luiz Barros, Mario Coronel, Juan Molina and Olcan Moncayo won first place in the 2010 KeyBank Foundation Minority MBA Case Competition.

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Oaktree Capital Chairman Sees a Slow Recovery

- Winter 2010 -

To investment manager Howard Marks, chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, the roots of the financial crisis can be summed up in a simple observation: When people think there’s no risk, that’s the riskiest situation imaginable.

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New Master’s Program in Risk Management

- Winter 2010 -

Thanks to a unique new partnership between the Freeman School and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), students can earn a master’s degree in risk management while simultaneously preparing for the FRM examinations.

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Executive MBA Program Among Top 25 in U.S.

- Winter 2010 -

The Freeman School jumped seven spots in the latest Financial Times ranking of executive MBA programs. Freeman’s EMBA program is now ranked 64th in the world and 22nd among U.S. programs.

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Students Face Off in Inaugural Energy Trading Competition

- Winter 2010 -

Twenty-eight of the nation’s best student traders traveled to New Orleans on Nov. 14 to test their skills trading simulated live oil and gas futures, but unlike most competitions, the winners of this event weren’t necessarily the ones with the biggest profits.

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