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Marathon Capital Women’s Day 2022

Marathon Capital Women’s Day 2022

Earlier this month, I was one of 28 women from energy and sustainability-related programs across the country invited to Marathon Capital’s headquarters in Chicago to participate in Woman’s Day 2022, an annual event that allows invitees to explore financial careers within the clean energy, sustainable technologies, and infrastructure markets. As […]

November 17, 2022 ×
Freeman MBA: A Week in the Life

Freeman MBA: A Week in the Life

At the Freeman School, the MBA program is more than just coursework. From group projects to local internships, here’s how two second year MBA students spend a typical week. Kendall Zenk Monday Kendall Zenk spends her Monday mornings in class. She is pursuing a career in special event sales, and […]

November 7, 2022 ×
Master of Business Analytics students learn storytelling through data

Master of Business Analytics students learn storytelling through data

Osman Kazan has always made numbers matter with a simple tenet: “Tell a story with them.” That’s what he does to shape the Freeman School’s Master of Business Analytics degree into a rigorous, experience-based education of the technical side of business. How do you create a compelling story from data? […]

October 11, 2022 ×
Career check-in: 2022 MBA grads start impactful new roles

Career check-in: 2022 MBA grads start impactful new roles

Brenton Ho (MBA ’22) was about to graduate. He needed a job, but the hunt had been a whirlwind. The interviews were intense. Some companies never called back. Others had interesting offers but weren’t quite the right fit. Then Samsung offered him a job, and he took it. Two months […]

September 21, 2022 ×
Analyst Directors are the student leaders behind Burkenroad Reports

Analyst Directors are the student leaders behind Burkenroad Reports

It’s unbiased research. A spotlight on small, yet possibly lucrative companies that Wall Street overlooks. It’s a niche uncovered by Burkenroad Reports, a course where students conduct in-depth investment analysis of small cap companies across the Gulf South. The reports have found such success that they’ve coined their own phrase: […]

September 1, 2022 ×
MD/MBAs know the business of healthcare

MD/MBAs know the business of healthcare

Mohammed Sharief faced a choice: should he become a doctor or study business? The rigor of a medical degree was daunting, as was the experience he’d need to be successful in business, but he had a goal: one day, he wanted to help lead hospitals. That idea made up his […]

July 29, 2022 ×
Summer check-in: MBA internships

Summer check-in: MBA internships

Kate Gleason needed an MBA summer internship. She persisted through four rounds of interviews at FGS Global, a strategic communications firm. She passed a writing test. She waited for news for a month and a half. She got the job. “I was super, super excited,” Gleason said. But FGS Global […]

July 18, 2022 ×
Freeman Master of Accounting students speak “the language of business”

Freeman Master of Accounting students speak “the language of business”

It is a common stereotype: accounting degrees are for math-loving introverts who spend their lives doing taxes and pouring over numbers and calculations. Accounting is a profession that many outside the field have often brushed aside as dull. But that’s all changing. A lot. Take Michael Tumminia, an accountant who […]

June 13, 2022 ×
Student entrepreneur expands comfy clothing brand

Student entrepreneur expands comfy clothing brand

Kwasi Agyeman (L ’22) was browsing clothes in the Tulane bookstore in 2019 and not seeing anything he particularly liked when he got a funny idea: Tulane Daddy.

May 16, 2022 ×
Mariska Morse (SOPA'21), standing left, is co-founder of Salon22, a women's professional club set to open later this year. Also pictured are Salon22 co-founders Christa Talbott, Fay Kimbrell (SW ’17) and Fresh Johnson (left to right).

A salon for the 21st century

Mariska Morse (SOPA ’21) co-founded Salon22 on the idea that women work best when they’re collaborating and accomplishing goals together.

May 4, 2022 ×