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Chilling in Durham: Saturday Edition

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July 19, 2018

brunch plates on the patio at Guglhupf, a great spot for chilling in Durham

Now that the presentation that you and your team just spent nine hours preparing together is finished, you find yourself craving a wonderfully relaxing Saturday. What should you do and where should you…

Weekend Excursions: A Refreshing Break from Stress

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April 23, 2018

a dozen students get ready for one of their weekend excursions to Hanging Rock State Park.

Life is a balancing act, and perhaps business school recruiting season is one of the most challenging times to manage academic work, the job search, social life, and personal responsibilities. One of the…

What’s the Big Deal with Basketball at Duke?

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March 12, 2018

the team's bench chairs in Cameron Indoor Stadium, scenes of basketball at Duke

There are a lot of things that make Duke special—the quality of the academics, the gothic architecture, the proximity to other schools—but one thing stands above the rest. Basketball. I always tell people…

The Best Restaurants in Durham

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February 2, 2018

the marquee sign at Mateo Tapas, one of the best restaurants in Durham

When looking into graduate school options, one does not usually take into account the caliber of the area’s food. However, when looking at Duke, food should definitely factor into your decision! Durham offers…

Looking Forward to Fuqua Friday

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December 21, 2017

A couple of students smiling in the food line at Fuqua Friday

Fuqua Friday is one of the highlights of our busy school week. The social event is always packed with students, professors, staff, and even children. It wasn’t until my first Fuqua Friday—when classmates…

The MMS Program Described in GIFs

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November 6, 2017

My study team jumping for joy, my MMS program described

Recently, a lot of people have asked me what I’ve been up to this year and what the MMS program is like. I normally start by telling them what classes I’m in and…

The Perfect Restaurants for a Weekend in Durham

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October 30, 2017

Did you know that Durham is ranked as one of the hottest food cities in the United States? If you’re in Durham for the first time, here is my idea of the perfect weekend…

Taking a Bite Out of Kunshan

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September 11, 2017

noodles are among Kunshan's dining options

Having explored Kunshan’s dining options during our spring terms there, I have come up with a list of restaurants that you should try when you dine out in the city. Aozao Noodles Restaurant(奥灶馆)…

The Evolution of the MMS Program

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June 23, 2017

MMS program

Steve Misuraca is a Duke undergrad and Fuqua Daytime MBA alumnus who has served as director of the Master of Management Studies program since 2013. His passion and vision for the MMS program and his involvement…

Fuquans: Meet 6 More of Our Classmates

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May 11, 2017

In our third installment of the Fuquans series, we are introducing six more of our amazing classmates and learning more about who they are. This time, we spoke to a former show choir member, an artist,…