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The Case for CRISPR

The Case for CRISPR

This blog post was written by Spencer Olesky (Lepage Strategic Adviser, Summer ’20). Following a discussion about the future of the biotechnology industry, Spencer wrote this blog post, in which he explored commercial applications of the CRISPR technology. Background In recent years, Crispr (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) has […]

September 8, 2020 ×
Krista Pouncy-Dyson, Founder of Performance First Digital and Diversity Employed

An Interview with Krista Pouncy-Dyson

This summer, through the Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisor Program, I had the privilege of working with two local New Orleans businesses as they navigate the pervasive uncertainty that is encompassed within COVID-19. One of the companies, Performance First Digital, is a digital marketing and web development agency that is hinged […]

September 4, 2020 ×
Q&A with Ankit Sehgal of Swiftdrain

Q&A with Ankit Sehgal of Swiftdrain

Ankit Sehgal graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2008 with a degree in Finance. He has a passion for business, infrastructure planning and drainage design. He credits attending Tulane during Hurricane Katrina and graduating during the 2008 Financial Crisis, with pushing him to develop the resiliency that […]

August 21, 2020 ×
Big Tech: Regulation and Data Privacy

Big Tech: Regulation and Data Privacy

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 30, 2020 ×
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 30, 2020 ×
Angela and friends in front of the Duomo di Milano

Coronavirus Stories: Reflecting on an Unexpected Semester Abroad

I arrived in Milan anxious and excited about spending my spring semester abroad. I never would have imagined that after a month of getting a taste of the abroad experience I would be sent back to the U.S. due to a global pandemic.

July 28, 2020 ×
Thoughts on the Future of Hospitality and Tourism

Thoughts on the Future of Hospitality and Tourism

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 16, 2020 ×
Investing in the Future of Healthcare, Biotech, and Pharma

Investing in the Future of Healthcare, Biotech, and Pharma

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 8, 2020 ×
An Ideal Work Space

An Ideal Work Space

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each […]

July 2, 2020 ×
Designing a Company Culture

Designing a Company Culture

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each […]

June 26, 2020 ×