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Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Photo credit to Cheryl Gruber On Friday September 27, 2013, Tulane hosted its annual Tulane Business Forum which seeks to bring together leading business people in the south to put the development of industry in Louisiana, especially in New Orleans, into focus for a day. I had the chance to […]

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Never a Dull Moment in the Big Easy

Never a Dull Moment in the Big Easy

By Tommy Milburn New Orleans is one of the few places in America that has managed to hold on to a very unique culture. The Mississippi River is one of the major gateways to the United States and as such, it is a melting pot of culture. The French, Spanish, […]

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Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Tommy Milburn Welcomes You to the Master of Finance Blog

Welcome to the Tulane MFIN Blog! My name is Tommy Milburn and I am currently a Master of Finance candidate at Tulane University. I hail from Warwick, New York. Some may say that Louisiana is a bit of a ways to travel for school, but I’ve always had a little […]

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Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

Freeman Days: A Weekend of Networking, Connections For a Lifetime

By Tommy Milburn, Master of Finance 2014 If you’ve ever sought a job, then somebody has probably told you, “it’s not what you know; rather, it’s who you know.” There is no doubt that the Freeman School of Business’s Master of Finance candidates (MFIN) are developing a deep understanding of […]

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Empowering Students through Information – Reuters Training Session

Empowering Students through Information – Reuters Training Session

There is age old wisdom in understanding one key concept: Knowledge is power. Newman of the nineties sitcom “Seinfeld” understood that he could leverage the flow of information to solicit responses from people. This is what happens in the financial world every day. There are millions of articles written and […]

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Generating Alpha in a Beta World

Generating Alpha in a Beta World

by Xi (Jessie) Chen and Shengting (Sandy) Luo Four hours before this photo was taken, we walked into the classroom for our last class at Tulane with excitement. We were buy-side analysts of the Darwin Fenner Students Managed Fund and fund managers who made investment decisions together. Darwin Fenner Student […]

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“New” to New Orleans

“New” to New Orleans

I’m thrilled to be working at Tulane for the same reasons that you will enjoy being a Tulane student. I moved to New Orleans recently, in the summer of 2012 to join the Freeman School as the Director of Graduate Admissions. A year has gone by and I’ve done a […]

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Patrick Foran – Director of Graduate Admissions

Patrick Foran – Director of Graduate Admissions

I think of myself as a marketing-business person who works at business schools because I enjoy assisting people in reaching their career goals. Prior to working for universities I had some interesting and diverse jobs: In the US Coast Guard I was a navigator on a buoytender, a waterways planner […]

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President Scott Cowen on Freeman’s 100-year Anniversary

President Scott Cowen on Freeman’s 100-year Anniversary

Good Morning: If a place has been in business for 100 years, you know it’s got to be good. The A. B. Freeman School of Business hits the 100-year mark next fall and, in true New Orleans fashion, has been celebrating all year long. Last week, NASDAQ noted the school’s […]

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US-China Energy and Trade Forum

US-China Energy and Trade Forum

A large group of Freeman School graduate students attended the US-China Energy and Trade Forum at school on Thursday, October 17, 2013. After brief remarks by the Chinese delegation, the forum was open to a Q & A session. Since the U. S. is an important trading partner, the delegation […]

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