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In Guatape, near Medellin, Colombia

Embracing a Place and its People: My Year Abroad in South America

Towards the end of my 10 months abroad, I made a list of things I had done for the first time. Some of the items were travel related — camped in the desert, swam in the Pacific Ocean, hiked in the Andes Mountains — while others were more related to personal growth — took academic subjects in Spanish, made friends from all over the world and went five months without seeing my family.

October 1, 2019 ×
Adjusting to life in a Megacity: São Paulo, Brazil

Adjusting to life in a Megacity: São Paulo, Brazil

I knew from even before I started college, I wanted to incorporate international contexts and experiences to whatever I wanted to study. In a time when people and cultures all over the world are so interconnected, having experience outside the U.S. is vital. By the time my second semester of […]

September 16, 2019 ×
Oh right, I’m going abroad

Oh right, I’m going abroad

On June 2, 2019, I realized the next two years of my life were going to be consolidated within two suitcases. I was leaving to spend the summer away from home, spending my fall and spring semesters abroad, then spending the next summer away from home as well. I’d probably […]

September 11, 2019 ×
My tips to enhance your experience abroad

My tips to enhance your experience abroad

My name is Giuseppe Race, I am from Italy and I was a student at Tulane University for a five-month exchange during the spring of 2019. Prior to this experience, I studied at UCLA for a summer term, and between my bachelor’s and my master’s degree, I decided to take […]

August 26, 2019 ×
Tulane alums found The Spoke, a new way to source recommendations

Tulane alums found The Spoke, a new way to source recommendations

Tom Stern and Brenan Keller graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2014. While they were students, they started their very first business together. Though that business didn’t work out, the two friends used what they learned from that first experience to build a new recommendations engine – […]

August 9, 2019 ×
Freeman School alum launches “eharmony” for manufacturing

Freeman School alum launches “eharmony” for manufacturing

Michael Lizanich II graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2016. In addition to his studies, he spent his time playing football and starting his very own business. Read on to learn how he sold his first business before graduating and started a new one! Tell us about […]

July 19, 2019 ×
Harry Fox (left) and Reed Stephens (right), Lepage Center MBA Summer Fellows 2019

Looking to fund your new venture? Try these alternative ideas

There is obviously a need for new and innovative methods for financing startups. As MBA students working on a new venture, we are especially interested in creative funding vehicles. Fortunately, many such opportunities do exist. Below we have outlined options for the next generation of savvy entrepreneurs.

June 24, 2019 ×
Breaking bread with Albert Lepage

Breaking bread with Albert Lepage

This spring, along with a select group of students and entrepreneurs, I had the opportunity to join Albert Lepage for lunch. Mr. Lepage is the retired co-chairman of Lepage Bakeries Inc., a 113-year-old maker of bread and baked goods. In 2012, he donated $12.5 million to the A. B. Freeman School of Business to establish the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

May 15, 2019 ×
U-Lend: an umbrella sharing service

U-Lend: an umbrella sharing service

When it rains, it pours. This could be a slogan for New Orleans, where torrential downpours can arrive seemingly out of the blue. Three Tulane students learned this lesson the hard way and decided to do something about it. With their new startup U-Lend, the trio hopes all students can […]

May 15, 2019 ×
Assistant Professor of Management Cameron Verhaal discussed how craft businesses maintain their identity in the face of growth in a special talk hosted by the Lepage Center in February.

The struggle for authenticity

Cameron Verhaal, assistant professor of management at the Freeman School, recently visited The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center to discuss how brands and businesses can deliver authenticity.

March 12, 2019 ×