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Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Professor Eric Smith’s Energy Markets, Institutions, and Policy class had the pleasure of hosting Larry Ornstein, former Senior Vice President and CFO of the Refining & Marketing division at Hess Corporation. Mr. Ornstein’s presentation was titled “Evolution of a Joint Venture” where he detailed the story of the Hess refinery […]

September 21, 2015 ×
Graduate Student Social at Rock ‘n’ Bowl

Graduate Student Social at Rock ‘n’ Bowl

At the end of August, the MME students rung in a new school year by attending a social hosted by the Graduate Business Council at the famous New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Bowl, where we put our bowling skills to the test. The MME students in attendance were humbled in bowling […]

September 16, 2015 ×
Michael Hecht and Gary Lagrange speak at Tulane about New Orleans 10 years after Katrina, Wed., August 19, 2015. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

The next economic hurdle? Achieving critical mass

The A. B. Freeman School of Business recently hosted a speaker discussion on where the city of New Orleans is now and where we are headed as we approach the 10 year anniversary of hurricane Katrina. Featured speakers were Gary LaGrange, president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans, […]

August 25, 2015 ×
How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

I recently graduated from the Masters of Management in Energy program at Tulane and am currently five weeks into my job at Bloomberg. I’ve done some reflection on how my education has prepared me for my position in financial sales and analytics and my career. My current job starts with […]

August 25, 2015 ×
Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Pitchman For The Business School

Peter Richiutti, the director of the Burkenroad Reports at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, wears many hats. In addition to leading this unique equity research program he created 21 years ago, hosting a local radio station, and supporting community organizations, Peter can also be seen playing baseball on […]

August 5, 2015 ×
How the MME Program Helped Me Secure a Job

How the MME Program Helped Me Secure a Job

I grew up watching movies with my dad. The day I watched Trading Places my life changed. At that point I became fascinated by the mystery of the commodity market. I wanted to be involved in the commodity business in some capacity, even though I didn’t quite know what that […]

March 2, 2015 ×
After Mardi Gras Tulane Freeman School Students Celebrate the Lunar New Year

After Mardi Gras Tulane Freeman School Students Celebrate the Lunar New Year

The dates for Mardi Gras and Lunar New Year change every year. In 2015 the dates for the two holidays are very close. The day after Mardi Gras Freeman Students gathered in the Executive Dining Room to learn more about new year celebrations in Asia from their classmates. Students from […]

February 20, 2015 ×
Richard Sandor Visits Tulane as part of the Executive Speaker Series

Richard Sandor Visits Tulane as part of the Executive Speaker Series

Richard L. Sandor, CEO of Environmental Financial Products and Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics, University of Chicago Law School Markets in emissions and “rights-to-use” have solved environmental problems and created enormous investment opportunities. They achieved this by commoditizing and pricing “externalities”, with the same concept being applied to […]

February 12, 2015 ×
Energy Graduate Students Share Ideas on the Global Energy Markets

Energy Graduate Students Share Ideas on the Global Energy Markets

Happy New Year and Roll Wave! My name is Robert Edgar and I am in the Master of Management in Energy program at Tulane University. I decided to start a blog to circulate ideas and viewpoints on various topics in the energy industry that relate to what we learn and […]

February 6, 2015 ×
Tulane University’s Burkernroad Reports Program Wins Top Teaching Award

Tulane University’s Burkernroad Reports Program Wins Top Teaching Award

Burkenroad Reports is a unique experiential learning opportunity where Freeman School MBA, Master of Management in Energy, (MME), Master of Accounting (MACCT) and Professional MBA (PMBA) students learn equity research. Students work in small groups to analyze and produce investment research reports on a number of publicly held companies. The […]

December 15, 2014 ×