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What is Run Fuqua?

August 9, 2017

free weights and treadmills in the JB Duke Hotel fitness room, used by Run Fuqua

Or better yet, who?  Run Fuqua is a group of Weekend Executive MBA ’18 students that have come together to simultaneously push one another physically and mentally. The group was founded a few…

Highlights from Partners Weekend

August 12, 2014

Students and partners at the blackjack table

Anyone who has experienced Team Fuqua through a day on campus realizes that getting your MBA in the Weekend program is not an individual accomplishment. Some of the most important team members often…

Forming Your Professional Playbook: Advice from an Industry Leader

February 5, 2014

executive speaker

While most of us at Fuqua, myself included, have long ago given up on our dreams of playing professional sports, I have to admit that when I had the opportunity to hear from…

A Super Term

October 1, 2013

As part of the Weekend Executive MBA Class of 2013, my classmates and I are used to a 36-hour whirlwind that happens every other weekend where we: arrive, take a full day of…

Creature Comforts of Being a Student Again

July 25, 2013

So the free Fuqua bag is awesome. I’m not kidding, I don’t typically like anyone buying anything for me because I am rather selective in my tastes, but this bag is almost worth…

My Residency Initiation

April 23, 2013

As I drove down I-85, on the first of many trips (I have now logged 6,000+ miles), I didn’t quite know what to expect of my first Weekend Executive residency. I had so…

The Social Side of Super Term

October 11, 2012

group of student

Super Term, a 2-week residency on campus, kicked off with a meeting of the Weekend Executive and Cross Continent MBA classes of 2012. During the joint term, the two groups bonded and elected…

Leaving on a Jet Plane …

August 1, 2012

Last Thursday my mind turned to what I had to get done before leaving for Durham: I looked through my “Duke Travel” folder in Yahoo mail, which helps me to stay organized. I…