Master of Business Administration

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, re

Magazine Street is one of Uptown New Orleans’ major shopping thoroughfares. The shops, restaurants and bars lining Magazine with a uniquely local flare are one of the reasons why more New Orleanians spend their dollars with independent businesses.

February 3, 2011 ×

New Orleans : Indie City

New Orleans is not a great city because it has the fanciest malls, the most popular chain restaurants or easy access to big box stores – because it doesn’t. It’s a great city for what sets it apart. A new study now proves that New Orleanians do more of their […]

February 3, 2011 ×

Derivatives

I understand that I expose myself as both a nerd and a pre B-school “non-finance” person when I say this, but up until just a few weeks ago, my knowledge of derivatives came mostly from listening to This American Life’s Planet Money episodes about the recent economic downturn. Then came […]

January 31, 2011 ×

Marketing Planning and Implementation

So, figured I would take this opportunity to tell you about Marketing Planning and Implementation, one of the classes that I am taking this spring. Our major grade for the class is based on a semester-long group marketing project. For the project, groups of students partner with a local business […]

January 24, 2011 ×

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

The interior of a New Orleans Streetcar. Some days this is my view on the way to Tulane!

January 17, 2011 ×

The Weather in New Orleans

When I first moved to New Orleans from San Francisco in August of last year, all that I could focus on was how incredibly hot it was. Insufferable heat! “How could anyone live here?” heat! But you quickly adjust and before you know it, you find yourself bragging to friends […]

January 14, 2011 ×

My 2011 resolution: land an internship!

Well, it has been three great weeks of winter break. I spent some time in New York City visiting friends and then on to Massachusetts to visit family. The “Blizzard of 2010” made for plenty of skiing, sledding and snowball throwing – but now back to work! My resolution for […]

January 14, 2011 ×

Negotiating through my last classes

It’s back to school at the Freeman School. Graduate classes started this Monday, but I’ve been on campus since last week. About 30 of us took a special intensive negotiations course that lasted all day for five days. Most of the class periods began with a short lecture, then we […]

January 11, 2011 ×

Last Long Break… Ever

As I sit here looking forward to a nearly month-long break, the coming months are exciting and scary at the same time. When we head back to campus for the Spring semester – there are many big dates on the calendar. We’ll take some interesting final classes (new venture planning, […]

December 13, 2010 ×

Last day of class!

It is a great December day in New Orleans; it’s a mild 60 degrees, the sun is shining, the sky is blue and…it is our last day of class. Of course the last day of class mean that exams are right around the corner, but so is a nice long […]

December 2, 2010 ×