Archive for April, 2012

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing business excellence, welcomed its newest members at a ceremony in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II on April 23, 2012. Beta […]

April 24, 2012 ×
Freeman hosts 16th Finance Case Competition

Freeman hosts 16th Finance Case Competition

Student teams from Tulane University and six other schools put their valuation and financial analysis skills to the test at the 16th annual Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. […]

April 23, 2012 ×
NPR: U.S. Has A Natural Gas Problem: Too Much Of It

NPR: U.S. Has A Natural Gas Problem: Too Much Of It

From NPR’s Morning Edition, April 17, 2012: NPR’s John Ydstie spoke with Peter Ricchiuti, professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, about the the boom in natural gas […]

April 17, 2012 ×
Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize at business plan competition

Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize at business plan competition

A Freeman School-based venture with a plan to turn algae into crude oil was one of the big winners at Friday’s Tulane Business Plan Competition. ReactWell, developer of a patent-pending […]

April 16, 2012 ×
JPMorgan Chase chief optimistic about banking, business and the future of America

JPMorgan Chase chief optimistic about banking, business and the future of America

Big banks have gotten a lot of criticism in recent years—some of it deserved, says Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JP Morgan Chase, the nation’s biggest bank. But in an […]

April 11, 2012 ×
Business plan finalist has bright idea for cleaner drinking water

Business plan finalist has bright idea for cleaner drinking water

Jerrycans — 20-liter plastic containers ubiquitous in third-world countries — are a favorite for relief organizations because they’re so versatile for storing water or fuel and easily transportable. What if […]

April 11, 2012 ×
Consortium meeting attracts top scholars in Latin America

Consortium meeting attracts top scholars in Latin America

More than 50 deans, administrators and scholars from business schools across Latin America converged on the Freeman School in March for the 13th meeting of the Latin American Research Consortium […]

April 5, 2012 ×
Elstrott honored with dedication of elementary school in India

Elstrott honored with dedication of elementary school in India

John Elstrott’s name has been synonymous with entrepreneurship education at the Freeman School for more than 25 years. Now, thanks to a California-based company, Elstrott’s name is synonymous with education […]

April 3, 2012 ×