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Engaging the Network at Fuqua Around the World

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March 21, 2018

dozens of alumni, students, and admits gather at a bar for Fuqua Around the World,

I first attended Fuqua Around the World, the annual global networking and social event, back in 2016 when I was an admitted student. Although I had already made my decision to attend Fuqua,…

Conversations that Make an Impact

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April 11, 2016

Sri Krishnan, Weekend Executive '15 and his co-pilot, an admitted student, pilot a jet during pregame festivities at a Carolina Panthers NFL game - researching MBAs

When I signed on the dotted line to fly fast jets, I thought the next 10 years of my professional life were spoken for and I wouldn’t have time for anything outside of work….

Reflections as a Fuqua Alumna

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February 26, 2016

Shaking Dean Bill Boulding's hand at our graduation commencement, from my reflections as Fuqua alumna

As students both young and old headed back to the classroom this past fall, it became extremely apparent to me that I was no longer one of them. No more evening reading. No more…

Benefits of the Health Sector Management Program

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October 13, 2015

Prior to my MBA, I had been a practicing physician for 15 years, with some experience in medical group as well as hospital administrative leadership duties. However, when I decided to pursue a role that focused…

The Power of the Duke Network

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August 15, 2013

MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change When I joined the Duke Weekend Executive MBA class in 2006, I was a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Director of Force Application Capabilities,…