Remembering Beau Parent

- Summer 2014 -
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Within moments of the announcement, the tributes began to pour in for Freeman School accounting instructor Beauregard J. “Beau” Parent Jr., who died unexpectedly on July 20 while vacationing with his wife in New Mexico. He was 73.

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Freeman launches new MFIN program in China

- Summer 2014 -
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The Freeman School has partnered with the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, one of the premier academic institutions in China, to establish a new international master’s program for finance professionals.

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Groome and Tice honored with Dean’s Teaching Awards

- Summer 2014 -
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A legal studies instructor who sends her students into New Orleans courtrooms to help improve the city’s criminal justice system and a finance professor whose students are actively managing more than $3 million in Tulane University endowment funds were the 2013-2014 recipents of the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Ti Martin, Dana and Stan Day named Entrepreneurs of the Year

- Summer 2014 -
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The Freeman School honored restaurateur Ti Martin (MBA ’84) and philanthropists Dana (N ’80, L ’84) and Stanley (BSM ’80) Day as its 2014 Entrepreneurs of the Year. Martin was named the Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year while the Days received the Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneurs of the Year Award.

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Freeman welcomes 10 to faculty for 2014-15

- Summer 2014 -
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Dean Ira Solomon is pleased to announce 10 appointments to the faculty of the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

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Selected Faculty Research

- Summer 2014 -
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Lingling Wang’s paper “Culture and R2,” co-authored with Cheol Eun and Steven Xiao, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.

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Can “Smart Mail” help solve USPS woes?

- Summer 2014 -
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The U.S. Postal Service has lost $20 billion in the last two years as it struggles to adapt to a fast-changing, increasingly digital business environment. Could the agency help right itself by taking a page from its online competitors? The Freeman School’s Geoff Parker thinks so. Parker, professor of management science and a nationally regarded […]

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Hannan appointed editor of top accounting journal

- Summer 2014 -
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Professor of Accounting R. Lynn Hannan has been named to a three-year term as an editor of Contemporary Accounting Research. The appointment, which began May 1, is a prestigious one. Published since 1984 by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, CAR is recognized as one of the top five journals in accounting and one of the […]

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Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2014 -
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Jasmijn Bol, above right, gave a keynote address at the XIV Congresso USP de Controladoria e Contabilidade, XI Congresso USP de Iniciação Científica em Contabilidade at the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Party of the Century

- Summer 2014 -
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It was advertised as the “Party of the Century,” and for the more than 650 alumni, faculty and staff members, and guests who turned out, the Freeman School’s Centennial Celebration just might have lived up to that billing.

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