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Fuqua Around the World Comes to DKU

May 7, 2015

Fuqua Around the World 2015 at Duke Kunshan University

Wednesday, March 25, was the scheduled date for Fuqua Around the World 2015. Which meant that on that day, more than 70 Fuqua networking and social events were to be held in different…

Cultural Lessons from the Chinese New Year

April 15, 2015

MMS: DKU student experiences the Chinese New Year

Participating in the MMS: DKU program has given me an enriching and rewarding experience both inside and outside of the classroom. We were on campus in Kunshan leading up to the Chinese New…

First Impressions of China in the MMS: DKU Program

April 8, 2015

students participating in team building exercise

Monday, January 19, 2015, was not a regular Monday. It was the day I arrived in Shanghai with three of my MMS: DKU classmates. We were all coming from different cities, but we…

How Clubs Enhance the MMS Experience

February 13, 2015

Members of our MMS family got together for a Thanksgiving potluck dinner

Besides group meetings, classes and career events, MMS club events are frequent visitors to my Outlook calendar. There are two types of clubs in general—professional and recreational. I like both of them because…

The 26th Interesting Fact

January 23, 2015

student notebook

It’s time for new student admissions here at the MMS: FOB and MMS: DKU programs. With prospective students gearing up to do their best in writing the essays, I’m here to give you…

What is Networking and How does it Help My Job Search?

January 12, 2015

Networking session hosted by Goldman Sachs

If you are pondering this question, you are probably in a stage of your career development where knowing how networking functions will definitely help your long-term career exploration. To me, networking was a…

Adventures Outside of Fuqua

November 26, 2014

Savannah - Activities skydiving

Amid trying to juggle classes, homework assignments, and the job search, it is easy to spend all of your day at Fuqua. Although Durham is a small city, it has a vibrant atmosphere…

Eating Well in Durham

November 5, 2014

students prepared Chinese dinner

Durham has plenty of great options for restaurants and bars. Duke students have a variety of options to choose from, depending on what they are in the mood for. Pavilion East on Erwin…

My Immersion in the Cultures and Languages at Fuqua

October 28, 2014

Student name tag

The Culture and Language Immersion program (CLI) is a 5-day course designed to help international students be better prepared for life in Durham and Fuqua in particular. Moreover, it gives MMSers the opportunity…

Excited to See What Lies Ahead

October 15, 2014

Group photo of MMS students

Back in July I arrived to Durham with two 70-pound suitcases, excited for what was to come. Being an international student, I had to fit everything I would need for the next six…