International Events

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Sophie Messer '10

quote The highlight of the trip for me was visiting the women, who sang to us in the rural village in the Ajmer district, where a multi-year drought has seriously threatened an already impoverished region.quote right

Sophie Messer on her trip to India

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Fuqua boasts great cultural diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Roughly 40 percent of the student body is international with 65 countries represented. A variety of international events take place throughout the year. Here is a sample of some of the most popular cultural events at Fuqua.

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Global Week


Beginning in 2012, the Daytime MBAA hosts a week focused on global diversity at Fuqua and features both social and academic programming to highlight and celebrate Fuqua's international diversity.

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MBA Rugby World Championship

Every year, Fuqua hosts the MBA Rugby World Championship. The tournament draws teams from top business schools from around the world.

Holi

Holi

The festival of colors was celebrated in India when students were on a practicum elective.


New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year

Every year, students hold an event celebrating the Lunar New Year. Traditional dishes are enjoyed by all.

Indus

INDUS Fuqua Friday

INDUS, Fuqua's South Asian Business Club, organizes an evening of food, music, and palm readings. The whole student body gets together to enjoy this fun taste of hospitality and culture of southern Asia.

 

Diwali

The festival of lights is celebrated with food and dancing, sponsored by INDUS, Fuqua's South Asia student group.