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Fuqua Serves During Fifth Annual Stop Hunger Now Event

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September 28, 2015

measuring rice for meals - the community at Duke Fuqua serves people in need through efforts like the annual Stop Hunger Now event

On September 25, Fuqua Friday was transformed from simply a social gathering to an event with a social impact. Over 400 members of the Fuqua community convened in the Fox Center to take…

An Entrepreneurial Spirit: Students Launch an Organization to Help Veterans

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June 30, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students provide career support to veterans

One of the best aspects of Fuqua is the entrepreneurial spirit that exists among the student body. We are quickly entrusted to make this school better than how we found it. Be it…

How Fuqua Helps Students Make an Impact

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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…

Recruiting Made Easy with the Help of Team Fuqua

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March 31, 2015

Students chatting in the Fox Center in between interviews

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

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February 17, 2015

Professor Cathy Clark

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

Our founding trio with Marilyn Fedak

“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

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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

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September 16, 2014

The paired principles are displayed on a wall in Fuqua's Keller Center East building

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

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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

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May 16, 2014

mba student washing dishes

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…