– Winter 2022 –

The Three P’s

- Winter 2022 -

To the vast majority of you, I’m still “the New Guy.” So with that in mind, I thought I should begin my first column in Freeman Business by telling you a little about myself, why I’m so excited to be dean of the Freeman School, and what I’ve been doing for the past several months.

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Investment gains shown for New Orleans startups

- Winter 2022 -

New Orleans startups are making substantial gains in attracting investment funding while also adopting more flexible work options and scaling back their office expansion plans, according to the latest findings from the 2021 Greater New Orleans Startup Report.

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Mock interviews go virtual

- Winter 2022 -

With more and more employers using video conferencing apps like Zoom to conduct screening interviews, virtual mock interviews have gone from a pandemic-necessitated substitute to a valuable simulation of the real-world.

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Lepage Center announces recipients of Count the Costs research grants

- Winter 2022 -

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has announced the six projects that will receive grants as part of its Count the Costs research initiative.

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GameStop rally takes hedge fund class on wild ride

- Winter 2022 -

Mara Force was teaching an independent study course on hedge funds when the GameStop short squeeze began. Her students ended up incorporating the historic rally into their study.

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Freeman welcomes 4 to faculty for 2021-22

- Winter 2022 -

The A. B. Freeman School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of four faculty members for the 2021- 22 academic year. The appointments, which were effective July 1, include three tenure-track assistant professors and one professor of practice.

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Lepage Center namesake establishes business teaching award for equity, diversity and inclusion

- Winter 2022 -

A gift from alumnus Albert R. Lepage (MBA ’71) has established an annual award to recognize A. B. Freeman School of Business faculty whose teaching significantly advances the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

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Sen. Bill Cassidy visits Freeman to talk energy and infrastructure

- Winter 2022 -

On the day the U.S. House of Representatives passed the sweeping $1 trillion infrastructure bill he worked tirelessly to craft, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., visited the Freeman School to talk to energy students about what the historic bipartisan legislation means for the future of the industry.

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Pitch Fridays give student entrepreneurs the chance to level up

- Winter 2022 -

Tulane students are bursting with innovative new ideas, so for enterprise-minded students who are interested in creating and operating a successful business, Pitch Fridays are an amazing opportunity.

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The pandemic didn’t change how people work, it just accelerated the change

- Winter 2022 -

Like a sudden splash of cold water, the COVID-19 pandemic was a rude awakening for many organizations. The global surge in uncertainty intensified the need for operational responsiveness and digitalization, fundamentally changing the way employees view and approach work.

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