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Houston PMBA project about more than marketing

- Summer 2013 -
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On an annual basis, the foundation touches the lives of more 4,000 children, teens and family members, but like a lot of nonprofits, Periwinkle doesn’t always have the time or resources to devote to strategic marketing. That’s where a Houston-based class of Freeman School PMBA students comes in.

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Burkenroad Conference attracts record attendance

- Summer 2013 -
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This year’s Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference attracted a record crowd of 750 people to the Westin New Orleans Canal Place Hotel, but event organizer Peter Ricchiuti says he didn’t need to see an attendance roster to realize they’d broken a record.

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Tulane Business Forum looks at leveraging Louisiana

- Summer 2013 -
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The CEOs of two of Louisiana’s biggest homegrown success stories — Daryl G. Byrd of Iberiabank Corp. and José S. Suquet of Pan- American Life Insurance Group — will discuss what it took to build those businesses as keynote speakers at the 34th annual Tulane Business Forum, “Home Grown: Leveraging the Louisiana Business Experience on a National Scale.”

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Ernst & Young CEO highlights importance of global ethics

- Summer 2013 -
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In the wake of Enron and other corporate scandals, business schools across the nation have put a much greater emphasis on the teaching of ethics, but in a talk at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, James S. Turley, chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, said those efforts can only go so far.

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New Orleans Entrepreneur Week highlights Tulane’s role in startup scene

- Summer 2013 -
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The fifth annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week shined a spotlight on the city’s fast-growing startup scene, but the head of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship at Tulane University told attendees that the event is also a testament to the important role Tulane plays in the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Ambassador highlights importance of US-EU relationship

- Summer 2013 -
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When British Prime Minister David Cameron called for a referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union, it was just the latest challenge to the beleaguered union, which has struggled in the wake of the global financial crisis. But in remarks at the A. B. Freeman School of Business in January, the EU’s ambassador to the United States said Cameron’s comments should not be interpreted as a rejection of the union.

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PWC Awards $10K to Develop MFIN Accounting Courses

- Summer 2013 -
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PricewaterhouseCoopers, the world’s largest professional services firm, has awarded the Freeman School a $10,000 grant to develop new accounting courses in the Master of Finance program. The grant was awarded through the PwC INQuires program, which funds applied research projects contributing to the practice of auditing and tax.

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Healthy beverage and teacher resource earn top prizes at biz plan competition

- Summer 2013 -
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Be Well Nutrition, maker of a new healthy lifestyle beverage, and Haystack EDU, an online platform that connects teachers with schools, were the big winners at the 13th annual Tulane Business Plan Competition.

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Freeman welcomes five to faculty for 2013-14

- Summer 2013 -
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Dean Ira Solomon is happy to announce that the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University is adding five new full-time professors to its faculty for the 2013-14 academic year.

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Seven schools face off in finance case competition

- Summer 2013 -
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Student teams from seven top schools vied for $15,000 in prizes in April at the 17th annual Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. The contest, an annual presentation of the A. B. Freeman School of Business, took place in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II on Tulane’s uptown campus.

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