Tag Archives: Cultural Studies

An American Roadtrip

Coming to America, I knew that Thanksgiving was a festive tradition that brought families together to show appreciation for the freedom and liberties they enjoyed. Many international MMS students were invited to celebrate the holiday with American classmates and their … Continue reading

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Discovering Fuqua’s Diversity through International Events

After two really short but busy terms in the MMS: FOB program at Fuqua, we got a much-needed fall break. After the surge of on-campus recruiting, the mad frenzy of classes, company information sessions, networking, job applications, and interviews, getting … Continue reading

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Two MMS Programs Offer Opportunities to Stretch & Grow

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” Nearly everyone laughs when I share this quip by the American humorist Will Rogers. It isn’t particularly American, of course, so that’s why it even works … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Path

I graduated from Meredith College, a women’s college in Raleigh, NC, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two minors in history and Italian. So how did a person like me end up in a school of business? Let’s first … Continue reading

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A True Cultural & Educational Exchange

It’s hard to believe that just 9 months ago I hadn’t even met any of my classmates, yet now they’re some of my closest friends. But what’s most interesting to me is how some of these friendships even started in … Continue reading

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Language Institute Teaches More than English

For the first time this summer, MMS students attended the Fuqua Language Institute with MBA students. All participants were incoming international students who had not spent significant time in the United States. The institute was a mandatory pre-term program for … Continue reading

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International Festivities

Duke recently held its annual Springternational Festival (click for some photos from the event). As the name suggests, this event is held every spring to celebrate the diverse cultures which exist at Duke University. Though the event is held on … Continue reading

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European Vacation

One of the best perks about going to Fuqua is its spring break, and specifically the length: two weeks instead of one. We were out of class from March 4 – 18. Now, I have no idea who the brilliant … Continue reading

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Strategy Class Leaves Lasting Impression

So far, one of the most interesting MMS classes I’ve taken is Principles of Strategy, taught by Professor Sharon Belenzon. This class was very different from anything I had taken before, and was really thought provoking. Case-Based Learning In Principles … Continue reading

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Former Infosys Chairman & CEO Talks Leadership

I love the guest speakers that Fuqua brings in. Recently, the former Chairman and CEO of Infosys, Narayana Murthy came to the school to discuss lessons in leadership as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series and the Duke India Business … Continue reading

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