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Why We’re Evolving Our Daytime MBA Curriculum

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August 26, 2019

Students around the lunch table, listening to one speak; evolving the curriculum

One of the great pleasures I have as dean of a business school is engaging with business leaders around the world and learning about the challenges they face and the evolving capabilities they seek in new talent

How to Choose Your MBA Electives

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January 29, 2019

Fuqua faculty member, Christine Moorman, photographed teaching class.

A major reason I chose to get my MBA was the opportunity to learn in a structured environment again. One regret from my undergrad experience was not treating education like an all-you-can-eat buffet….

3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

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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…

4 Things You Should Know About Our Data Analytics Second Major

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October 18, 2018

four students talking around a conference table and display screen, data analytics

I regularly interact with Daytime MBA alumni and their first question is generally, “What’s new at Fuqua?”  Of course, I’m quick to tell them about our newly created Second Major in Management Science…

Design Thinking: An Amazing Experience at Fuqua

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July 2, 2018

10 students posing with messages written on sticky notes as part of a design thinking exercise

When I first arrived at Fuqua, I was sure that I wanted to pursue design consulting as a career path. I went through several detours and more ups and downs than I would…

Breaking Down Fuqua’s Health Care Programming

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June 28, 2018

a brochure and attendees from the conference, one of Fuqua's health care programming options

When I arrived on campus, I was excited and impassioned about studying health care. But it took some time before I understood the difference between all of Fuqua’s health care programming. So here’s…

Why I Pursued an MD/MBA Dual Degree

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May 18, 2018

The sun sets behind the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, the new home for the Duke University School of Medicine where MD/MBA joint degree students spend a lot of their time

I would not have pictured myself in an MBA program 10 years ago. As an undergraduate chemistry major, I chose to develop my understanding of the world through the lens of science, aspiring to…

3 Ways Fuqua is Helping Me Pursue an Energy Career

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September 7, 2017

4 Fuqua interns pursuing an energy career posing on a wind farm

When I was applying to business schools, I was searching for a program that would allow me to explore my interest in the connection between businesses and the environment. I wanted to transition…

Why Investment Banking?

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December 20, 2016

investment banking firms among those listed on signs for a networking session in Fuqua's Fox Center

Like many of my Fuqua classmates, my career objectives diverged from what I wrote in my admissions essays. When I applied to the dual JD/MBA program in September 2014, only a few months…

Investing In My Journey

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November 15, 2016

author Jason Lind plus 5 of his Section 4 classmates, investing in my journey

On my thirteenth birthday, my dad gave me a thin manila envelope. I knew instantly this was not the Gameboy I was hoping for. However, I did not realize that this gift of a…

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