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How Fuqua Helps Students Make an Impact

April 9, 2015

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…

Recruiting Made Easy with the Help of Team Fuqua

March 31, 2015

It’s hard to believe that I’m in the last term of my first year. The year really has flown by, and while academics and extracurricular activities have been a large part of the…

Investing for a Social and Environmental Impact

February 17, 2015

Fuqua has excellent resources for anyone interested in impact investing. To those of you for whom this might be a new term, impact investments are defined as those which are “made into companies,…

Adam Smith and J.B. Fuqua—Champions of the Free Enterprise System

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January 29, 2015

“What effects do the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank interest rate policies have in the developing world?” “What are the economic consequences of unprecedented monetary expansion to U.S. businesses?” “What happens when…

Students Serving the Community

December 10, 2014

On a Friday in October, 250 students from Fuqua and the greater Duke graduate school community, together with faculty and staff, packed over 50,000 meal bags for Stop Hunger Now, a local non-profit….

The Principles of Team Fuqua

September 16, 2014

As Associate Dean for the Duke MBA Daytime program, it’s one of my great privileges to work with student leaders on initiatives in our culture and community, which we call Team Fuqua. Our…

How You Know You’ve Become a Second-Year Student

July 15, 2014

When half of the faces at Fuqua are unfamiliar, it means that a new first-year class has arrived – you’re a Second Year now. When you can decide how many and which courses…

Fuqua Study Abroad – Lessons from the Farm

May 16, 2014

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Just like 1/3 of the 2014 class, I returned from a term abroad and jumped back into the Fuqua swing of things for Spring 2. Upon coming back to Durham, I was surprised…

Putting the Network to Work

April 17, 2014

Recruiting season is here! For first-year students, the last 10+ weeks have been a flurry of networking, cover letter revisions, and resume tweaks in preparation for summer internships “drops.” Second-year students have been…

Shaping the Future Through Innovation: 2014 SBSI Conference

March 26, 2014

“The show must go on!” Despite what was an epic snowstorm for the area, the 2014 Duke Sustainable and Social Impact Conference (SBSI) was held in February at The Fuqua School of Business….