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Duke’s Impact as Host of the MBA Chile 2017 Conference

May 22, 2017

Approximately 100 MBA Chile conference attendees posing for a group photo

From April 7 through 9, 2017, the MBA Chile conference—the most important meeting of Chilean students abroad—was held at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business for the very first time. The conference brought together more than…

Helping Durham’s Small Businesses Via Fuqua on Board

March 10, 2017

Three board members pose at the GDBCC Annual Gala to help Durham's small businesses

One of the highlights of my MBA experience at Fuqua has been becoming a board member for the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce (GDBCC) thanks to the Fuqua on Board (FOB) program….

Leaders of Consequence: Finding the Higher Purpose

January 20, 2016

Students taking a walking tour of Krakow’s main square

A few career paths ago, I was a budding classicist, studying ancient Latin and Greek. It was during those years, I grew to value how much the past can inform our present and…

Experiential Learning as an MBA Student at Fuqua

December 29, 2015

Experiential Learning, Team-work and Leadership skills at Fuqua

As an international student, most of my education followed the traditional classroom learning route where one’s academic success was measured on one’s ability to recall information from memory. During the course of my…

The Principles of Team Fuqua: Spring 2015 Honorees

July 7, 2015

Celebrating the principles of Team Fuqua

We are excited to continue the initiative that highlights and celebrates the students within our community who make extraordinary contributions to Team Fuqua. After collecting nominations from the Daytime MBA student body, a group…

Top Tech CEOs Share Leadership Perspective with Fuqua Students

June 9, 2015

HP CEO Meg Whitman chatting with Duke Fuqua Dean Bill Boulding

Fuqua students have high aspirations to make an impact on the world, and this environment provides numerous opportunities to make the business school experience transformational. The Distinguished Speakers Series (DSS) at Fuqua is…

Team Fuqua Embraces Inclusion

April 21, 2015

One Fuqua Family

On April 1, like so many in our community, I woke to news of what I hoped was just a cruel April Fools’ Day joke: a noose found hanging from a tree in…

Experiential Learning Starts Immediately

November 10, 2014

Our team was challenged to climb the wall at Triangle Training Center

In developing ‘leaders of consequence,’ Fuqua not only relies on its world class curriculum, but also depends on extensive experiential learning. As part of our C-LEAD (Consequential Leadership) course in our first term,…

Thank You Tim Cook

October 31, 2014

The flags in the hallways at Fuqua represent our diverse student population

Yesterday, the number of openly gay CEOs of publicly traded companies went up by 50%. That’s because it went up by one. Let me repeat: That’s because it went up by one. Despite…

The Principles of Team Fuqua

September 16, 2014

The paired principles are displayed on a wall in Fuqua's Keller Center East building

As Associate Dean for the Duke MBA Daytime program, it’s one of my great privileges to work with student leaders on initiatives in our culture and community, which we call Team Fuqua. Our…