Today, the dedication ceremony for the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation at Tulane University will begin at 3:30 pm. Tulane has designed this four-story campus addition, which replaces the out-of-date Francis Taylor Laboratory, to be a center for scientific research and entrepreneurial activity. The dedication comes just in time, as the university, in addition to [...]
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Tulane University announced that celebrated professor and entrepreneurship advocate Dr. John Elstrott will be retiring after 25 years at the Freeman School for Business. John remains the Chairman of the Board of Whole Foods Market but will be departing from his position as director of Tulane’s Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship, which he was a founding [...]
The latest news from Tulane University covers a broad spectrum of scientific and business topics. Excerpts from the New Wave below cover everything from algae and polymer manufacturing to rising sea levels and the successful Burkenroad mutual fund. Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize A Tulane University-based venture with a plan to turn [...]
On March 15th, Chris Schultz posted, “I want a computer science department at Tulane in New Orleans,” on Neighborland.com. Neighborland, created by Candy Chang, Dan Parham, and Tee Parham, is a platform for civic engagement that launched in New Orleans last summer. The idea behind the site is that anyone can post what they want [...]
ICYMI, here are a few stories from around the web last week covering New Orleans start-ups and business culture. City Business: Naked Pizza is partially clothed in Dubai: Although Western culture has quickly spread with foreign investment in the construction-happy emirate of Dubai, one New Orleans franchise is not taking chances in upsetting the conservative, predominately [...]
The Tulane Entrepreneurs’ Association (TEA) is gearing up for the 12th annual Tulane Business Plan Competition taking place on April 13, 2012. Aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe will compete with the next generation of business leaders. With a unique focus on Conscious Capitalism, Tulane’s competition challenges entrepreneurs to develop businesses that align all stakeholders’ [...]
TEDxTU is an independently organized TED event taking place this Thursday, November 3rd, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. TEDxTU plans to celebrate and cultivate social innovation in New Orleans. Tulane University students and local residents alike are acting to create sustainable, scalable solutions to local and global challenges. Speakers will include some of New Orleans’s most [...]