Category Archives: Energy & Environment

Fuqua Focuses More on the Business of Energy

As Co-President of the Duke MBA Energy Club and a second-year MBA student with a passion for energy finance, I was thrilled to see two exciting developments occur this past summer. First, energy banker Ralph Eads donated $5.5 million to … Continue reading

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Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … Continue reading

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Fuqua Clout Supports Sustainability Conference

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Fuqua is run by students, which works better here than in Lord of the Flies. All around, throughout the week, there are events of every variety, sponsored by student clubs ranging from luxury goods and asset management to outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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Saving Lions & Building Business Skills in Tanzania

In the middle of rural Tanzania, I stared at constellations through the mesh of a 10-by-8-foot tent I’d come to call “home.” I listened to hyenas whoop on the nearby hillside, and worried. Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld, co-founder of the Tanzanian … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green!

This week was Green Week at Fuqua! Events were organized by the Net Impact Club to raise awareness and promote sustainability at Fuqua. There were various events throughout the week, including speakers, a movie screening, and a sustainable business fair. … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

Today, Fuqua hosted the seminar “Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S. – Canada Energy Relationship.” With a collection of scholars and energy executives, the speakers and panelists were well versed in discussing the increasing reliance of the United States on … Continue reading

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Q and A with Kim, Part 2

Some common questions I get from prospective students include: Q: What is the class structure like at Fuqua? A: I never attended a class as a prospective student, so my first day of class was an eye-opening experience! Coming from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Business & Social Impact

In early February, the Duke MBA Net Impact Club hosted its annual Conference on Sustainable Business & Social Impact. The event drew scores of concerned and interested Fuqua students, and also attracted Nicholas School students, as well as numerous undergraduates. … Continue reading

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