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Exploring the Vibrant Local Music Scene

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April 4, 2019

local music scene: an outdoor stage at the bluegrass festival in Raleigh

Music has always been a big part of my life. Moving recently from New York, I was pleasantly surprised by the diverse and vibrant music scene in Durham and the greater Triangle area….

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

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February 26, 2019

There is a motto at Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business—work hard, play hard. Sure, our students spend a lot of time working on case studies, but they also spend a…

What You Need to Know About Class Sections at Fuqua

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December 5, 2018

Class sections: more than 400 student representing all 6 sections pose on the Fuqua steps for a class photo during orientation

We know you’ve heard all about #teamfuqua, but have you heard about the “Unos” (aka Section 1) or the very proud “#fiveordie” (aka Section 5)? Where It All Begins On day one of…

6 Reflections on My First Year

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November 9, 2018

Swati Tiwari - 6 Reflections on My First Year

1. Don’t underestimate the burden of internship recruiting. It wasn’t long after that first email from the Career Management Center in August that I started noticing recruiters on campus for company presentations and…

Meet 7 Moms Pursuing MBAs at Fuqua

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October 19, 2018

7 of the moms pursuing MBAs at Fuqua with their kids

I was seven months pregnant when I attended Weekend for Women, and I decided to come to Fuqua when my daughter was two months old. Going into my MBA program as a new…

Exploring the Duke Community Beyond Fuqua

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August 8, 2018

looking down from the top of Duke Chapel at part of campus while exploring the Duke community beyond Fuqua

Duke University as a whole is one of the reasons why I chose Fuqua for my MBA program. As an international student, I was curious to explore the greater Duke community beyond Fuqua…

A Week in My Life as an MBA Student Leader

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June 13, 2018

Coach K poses with a few dozen COLE fellows, one of our MBA student leader positions

When speaking with prospective students, I’ve been asked to describe the ‘usual’ day in the life of a Fuqua student. Every time I searched for an answer, I realized how challenging it would…

Where to Live in Durham

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April 6, 2018

the apartment complex at night, where to live in Durham

Where should I live? It was the first question in my head after the joyful moment of getting admitted. I’m sure others have felt the same way, and I wanted to help shed light…

Life as an MBA Mom

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January 19, 2018

MBA mom Swati and her daughter posing for a photo

“Wow, you are so brave!” This is the first thing most of my friends said when I told them I was going back to school for a full-time MBA. And they didn’t think…

Durham’s Beer Scene: My Top 5 Places

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November 20, 2017

More than once, a recruiter has looked at my resume and the conversation has immediately turned to beer. As co-president of the Fuqua Beer Club, I guess that is to be expected. I…

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