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An Hour of Inspiration from the Etsy CEO

March 12, 2013

The other week, I heard an inspiring presentation by a man who took his hard-earned Duke undergrad degree and leveraged his newfound alumni network to score the job of a lifetime—pizza delivery guy….

Alumnus Enhances the Learning Experience

February 28, 2013

A Conversation with a Committed Leader I believe Fuqua’s ambition to create “leaders of consequence” is best illustrated by showing a living example. Warren Farr (Daytime MBA ’93) is an alumnus who is…

A Day at Fuqua…

February 21, 2013

I once heard a Fuqua visitor say, “Fuqua seems like an airport. It is always bustling with activity,” to which I immediately quipped, “Perhaps, but busier.” Personally, my 20 academic weeks at Fuqua…

5 Reasons Fuqua is the Place to be for High Tech

January 18, 2013

When you think of Fuqua and the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area, the idea of a high tech hub may not be top of mind. However, after spending over a year in the area, I…

Top Gifts for MBA Students

December 19, 2012

‘Tis the season for fun and joy … it is that time of year when people freak out about buying friends, family, and significant others the perfect gift. Well, worry not. I put…

Crazy for Case Competitions

December 4, 2012

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap….

My Dream Internship at Facebook

October 8, 2012

When I last left you at the edge of your uncomfortable seats, I mentioned that I was interning at a high tech company this past summer. Coming into business school, it was my…

Internship Update!

May 3, 2012

When I last blogged about the internship search, it was early January and I had just completed my first interview in nearly 5 years. Well, thankfully it wasn’t my last one, and the…

Lessons from the “Bill Gates of India”

February 20, 2012

As part of Fuqua’s India Business Forum and the Distinguished Speaker Series, the student body had the unique privilege of hearing from Narayana Murthy, who is the founder and chairman emeritus of Infosys….

Rocket Scientist & Social Entrepreneur Recognized at Fuqua

December 19, 2011

The below is a condensed version of the original post that is published on the CASE Notes blog. When you talk to Jim Fruchterman, the rocket scientist who founded Benetech, about his advice…