Duke Fuqua School of Business Logo

Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog

Social Entrepreneurship Results

3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

January 29, 2019

Erin posing on stage with student leaders and speakers from the social impact conference

At Fuqua, we believe in empowering our students and alumni with the business skills needed to achieve social change. The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) was founded at Fuqua to…

How Fuqua Helps Students Make an Impact

April 9, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez being interviewed at the 2015 SBSI Conference by Kevin Trapani, CEO of The Redwoods Group

In February, Fuqua hosted the 10th annual Sustainable Business & Social Impact (SBSI) conference, and it served as a great reminder for the reasons I choose Duke more than two years ago. The…

Social Impact Meets Business Conference

November 13, 2013

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…

Study Abroad in Africa – The Academic Experience

May 1, 2013

In my previous post, I spoke briefly about studying abroad in Cape Town, and I’d like to describe the academic experience in more detail … because despite all the travel and fun my…

Increasing my Impact with the Duke MBA

February 6, 2013

In the past few weeks, we’ve received email reminders about graduation requirements to make sure everyone’s on track to walk across that stage and shake Dean Boulding’s hand in May. These emails have…

Impact Consulting in Africa

December 11, 2012

Needless to say, consulting is definitely a hot topic at business school! And I wanted to investigate the world of consulting for myself, but with a hands-on experience outside of an internship. Fortunately…

Rocket Scientist & Social Entrepreneur Recognized at Fuqua

December 19, 2011

The below is a condensed version of the original post that is published on the CASE Notes blog. When you talk to Jim Fruchterman, the rocket scientist who founded Benetech, about his advice…

Why Fuqua and Fall Term I Reflections

November 4, 2011

“Where are you applying to business school?” “Why?” It’s impossible to go through the MBA application process without answering these two questions ad infinitum. Ad naseum, really. But as I progressed through the…

The Indian Job

March 20, 2011

Since setting foot on campus in early August of last year, we’ve consistently been reminded that part of what distinguishes Fuqua’s student body from that of other business schools is that we’re selected…

Global Consulting Practicum

February 10, 2011

Helping Clients to Bridge Gaps One of the most enduring programs in the Fuqua curriculum is the Global Consulting Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship, for which the school has earned widespread acclaim in recent…