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Battling the Impact of COVID-19 the Fuqua Way

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April 27, 2020

Six headshot-style photos of bearded student participating in the fundraiser battling the impact of COVID-19

I was on my way to Portugal when COVID-19 concerns escalated into worldwide panic. My classmates and I had just finished our spring break trip to Morocco, and when I landed in the…

Why We Founded the Duke MBA Fintech Club

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January 9, 2020

five students from the fintech club and two professors pose for a photo in front of the conference stage

We co-founded the Duke MBA FinTech Club in the Spring of 2018, with the goal of fostering a community passionate about financial technology at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and to create an ecosystem that supports MBA students in pursuing careers within the industry

Latin American Student Association Provides Valuable Support

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November 14, 2019

a dozen students from the Latin American Student Association pose in front of a LASA banner outside Cameron Indoor Stadium

Coming from Brazil, I quickly learned that the cultural difference between my home country and the U.S. is greater than I had ever realized. Having support from fellow Latin American students has helped me make the best of my experience

Our Fuqua on Board Experience

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November 1, 2019

a Fuqua notebook on a table; gaining board experience

Fuqua On Board is a volunteer-based, year-long program where MBA students are selected from a pool of applicants and paired with a local nonprofit to serve as a non-voting board member

Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua

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October 1, 2019

students posing for a group photo during the Prodigy event, gaining entrepreneurial experience

Coming into Fuqua, I had many ideas about how to spend my two years. One of them was to pursue entrepreneurship, and business school has helped me tremendously in that regard

How Gaining Leadership Experience at Fuqua Transformed Me

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June 3, 2019

Janette posing in her graduation gown with her degree; gaining leadership experience

The final term of my second year at Fuqua has come to the end, and it was another term full of emails, calls, and busy schedules. People usually worship second-year MBA life as the most chill period of the business school experience. It seems like the reality was different, at least for me.

Conference Insights: Ten Years from the Bottom

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April 2, 2019

more than 100 of the attendees are in view with the stage and speakers in the background; conference insights

If someone asked you to discuss the 2008 financial crisis, your first thoughts may be a recollection of newspaper headlines, textbook passages, or classroom lectures. To Wall Street CEOs however, their thoughts on…

My Favorite Fuqua Memories

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March 21, 2019

7 students leaping for joy with mountains in the background, one of my favorite Fuqua memories

I left Fuqua last May ready to rejoin the working world, armed with a new degree and a great deal more knowledge about business, marketing, and health care. The education exceeded every expectation…

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

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February 26, 2019

Coach K

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…

5 Students Honor International Women’s Day with Reflections on Fuqua

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February 20, 2019

two female students pose for a photo at a Fuqua event, International Women's Day

International Women’s Day first began as recognition of a women’s labor strike in New York City 110 years ago, but has now grown to an international event that brings awareness and support for…

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