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September 2013


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School News

New Fuqua Program Gives Students Opportunity to Experience China and the U.S.
In conjunction with the launch of Duke Kunshan University (DKU), Fuqua is unveiling a new master's program which gives students a front row seat to two of the most dynamic economies in the world: the United States and China. The one-year Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) program will enable students to study for three terms in Durham, and two terms in Kunshan, China, at the new DKU campus. read more »


Harsha V. Agadi MBA '87 Makes $1 Million Commitment to Fuqua
Richard Brodhead, Geetha and Harsha Agadi, and Bill BouldingFuqua students will now receive career coaching and participate in interviews in the Geetha and Harshavardhan Agadi Career Management Suite, named through a $1 million commitment from Fuqua Board of Visitors member Harshavardhan V. Agadi MBA '87. "My MBA education has been critically important in my career development," said Agadi. "I'm pleased to be able to contribute to a space that will play a vital role in launching the careers of Fuqua students." read more »

Give to Fuqua

Hank Woods to Lead Fuqua's Development and Alumni Relations Team
Hank WoodsHank Woods assumed the role of Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at Fuqua in late August. In this role, Hank will lead Fuqua's comprehensive development program and oversee the successful execution of Fuqua's $100 million campaign during Duke Forward. read more »


New Giving Societies Honor Former Deans Tom Keller and Rex Adams
Fuqua is pleased to announce two exciting changes in the way we recognize our leadership donors. The Thomas F. Keller Leadership Donor Society and the Rex D. Adams Society will recognize alumni and friends who make leadership-level investments in the school and those whose cumulative giving has had a significant impact on the school's success. read more »

Fuqua Reunions 2014

Volunteers Needed!
reunion photoAlumni volunteers are essential to making Fuqua Reunions 2014 a success. We invite you to learn more about opportunities available and get involved with your class committee today! A complete description of reunion volunteer assignments is available on the Fuqua Reunions 2014 page. sign up now »


Online Workshop: Your Choice!
Our next online career workshop will take place on Thursday, November 14, at 11 a.m. ET, and you're choosing the topic! Take our quick poll to vote for your favorite:

  • The Value of Transferable Skills
  • Using Social Media for Career Management
  • Steve Dalton's 2-Hour Job Search
  • Write-In Topic of Your Choice

The winning topic will be announced in the October issue of FuquaNet. vote now »

Chad Harrell

The Power of the Duke Network: MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change
Chad Harrell MBA '07 talks about how the Weekend Executive MBA program and the Duke network helped him to transition from a career in the military to real estate. read more »


Win $10,000 in the Duke Start-Up Challenge and Pitch to Angel Investors in New York
Do you have a great business idea? Enter to win $10,000 for your new venture through the Duke Start-Up Challenge alumni competition! The deadline for entries is October 30. Select start-ups will be invited to participate in the 8th DukeGEN Angel Pitch Event in New York on November 18. learn more »

Center News

The Intersection of Money and Meaning
Erin WorshamCenter for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) Executive Director Erin Worsham outlines three insights into the future of impact investing. These insights are based on discussions at the recent Social Capital Market's (SOCAP) conference where 1,800 investors, foundations, social entrepreneurs, and corporate and government representatives gathered to discuss how to build the market "at the intersection of money and meaning." read more »

Volunteer Corner

Help Admissions Officers in Your Region
The stories and experiences that our alumni share with prospective students, in settings both formal and informal, are the most cited reasons students give for choosing Fuqua. Admissions officers are hitting the road to recruit great students from around the globe. learn more about how you can help »

Alumni Education

The Evolving Health Care Landscape: Mind the Gap between the Patient and the Health Care System
Health Care Conference logoAlumni are invited to join Fuqua students for the 11th annual Duke MBA Health Care Conference on Saturday, November 16. This year's conference aims to emphasize and debate the challenges and opportunities of striking the right balance between cost and quality in patient-centered care. learn more and register »


Exec Ed: Advanced Management Program
Advanced Management Program participants spent time this fall with MBA students representing Brazil, Russia, India and China, exchanging perspectives on their personal and individual countries' values, cultures, and business practices. This was a rare and powerful experience for C-suite executives to learn from the next generation of leaders. Duke Executive Education's open enrollment programs are available at a 40% discount for Fuqua alumni. learn more »

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Upcoming Events

Durham: Alumni Networking Event
September 24, 2013
Washington, DC: Joint B-School Happy Hour
September 24, 2013
Denver: Where Ideas and Capital Meet
September 24, 2013
Hong Kong: Alumni Mixer with HBS
September 27, 2013
Durham: Stop Hunger Now
September 27, 2013
Durham: Create and Coordinate a Personal Marketing Campaign
October 1, 2013
New Delhi: Reception with Dean Bill Boulding
October 8, 2013
San Antonio: Alumni Reception at NSHMBA Conference
October 11, 2013
San Francisco: Reception with Dean Bill Boulding
October 17, 2013
View the full Fuqua alumni events calendar
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Alumni Q&A

Michael Bulzan
Michael Bulzan MBA '03
Regional Director, Europe
Fuqua School of Business
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FuquaNet Favorites

In the August issue of FuquaNet, readers were most interested in:

Happy Birthday!

Calene Candela '92
Boyd Christian '10
Mary Jane Dodds '80
Julian Kim '87
Pablo Kohan '09
Diego Majdalani '98
Mark MacDonald '97
Steve Richardson '10
Nikolay Tychinin '11
Doug Vissicchio '93

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday September 19, "Where are you now?" Here's what they said...

Executive Education

Advanced Management Program
March 30-April 11 & June 8-20, 2014
September 7-19 & October 26-November 7, 2014
Duke Leadership Program
October 13-18, 2013
December 8-13, 2013
February 23-28, 2014
October 12-17, 2014
December 7-12, 2014
Managing the Unexpected
March 23-26, 2014
November 9-12, 2014
Global Leadership Workshop (Dubai)
January 19-21, 2014
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