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Fuqua Faculty Member Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

April 29, 2001

DURHAM, N.C. - The Fuqua School of Business' Laura Kornish, assistant professor of decision sciences, was awarded The DaimlerChrysler Corporation Award for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching at the Celebrate Fuqua awards ceremony on April 27, 2001.
Kornish received the award from The Duke MBA (daytime) first-year students in recognition of the hard work and dedication she exhibits in teaching the first-year core course, Decision Models: Quantitative Methods in Decision Making.

A Fuqua faculty member since 1998, Kornish is a 1990 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University, and she received her M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1994 and 1998 in Engineering - Economic Systems and Operations Research.

The DaimlerChrysler Corporation Award for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching is awarded annually to a Fuqua faculty member in recognition of exceptional teaching in The Duke MBA (daytime) first-year core courses and is financed by a permanent endowment established by The DaimlerChrysler Corporation.