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Investing In My Journey

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…

Bootcamp: An Intensive Study of Health Care

October 20, 2016

study of health care

When I told my friends and coworkers that I was starting my first MBA classes on July 17, a Sunday, they thought I was crazy. But that was when the Health Sector Management…

How Fuqua Molded Me into an Entrepreneur

March 18, 2016

Our winning team at the 2016 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Contest

A few weeks ago, a number of newly admitted students descended on Fuqua for Blue Devil Weekend. I was reminded that 2 short years ago, I was the newly admitted student trekking to Durham…

3 Ways Fuqua Helped Me Transition from Science to Business

August 19, 2015

group photo of students - Duke Daytime MBA alumnus on how Fuqua helped him transition from science to business

I started my career in science prior to attending the MBA program at Fuqua, working as a lab researcher at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. During that time, I dabbled in…

China Serves as a Classroom for MBA Students

July 21, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students study in China

读万卷书不如行万里路 The Chinese proverb above says “reading 10,000 books is not as effective as traveling 10,000 kilometers.” Fortunately for nearly 25-percent of Fuqua’s Daytime MBA Class of 2016, they were not forced to…

Highlights from the 2015 Duke Asia Business Conference

April 14, 2015

Duke Asian Business Conference team

The Duke University Asia Business Conference is a university-wide conference held at Fuqua that aims to educate participating students and professionals on the evolving business opportunities in Asian markets. Distinguished business leaders from…

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…

Fuqua Faculty: Thought Leaders in their Fields

February 3, 2015

CASE - Professor Cathy Clark

It is not by chance that Fuqua has ranked consistently as best faculty among business schools. The school draws faculty members from around the world who have in-depth experience that cuts across all…

Time for a Check-Up: Curing Health Care Through Innovation

January 20, 2015

Health Care Club setting the stage for a discussion panel

One of the most exciting events that the Health Care Club hosts is its annual conference. The November 2014 conference focused on innovation, and I had the chance to listen to two discussion…

Making the Most of Elective Classes

January 5, 2015

Professor Shane Dikolli

One of the reasons that I was attracted to Fuqua was because of its shorter, six-week terms and the ability to quickly get an overview of general business concepts before diving into elective…