The Fuqua School of Business
July 2014
Team Fuqua Flash

Summer Reading Selections from Fuqua Faculty

Looking for a good book this summer? Thirty-three members of Fuqua's faculty list their favorite books—from fictional classics to contemporary nonfiction.

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Save the Date for Fuqua Reunions 2015

Alumni with class years ending in "0" or "5" and May graduates: Mark your calendars for Fuqua Reunions 2015. Those celebrating milestone years since graduation from Fuqua will be coming back to campus April 24-26, 2015, to reconnect and reminisce. More details to come!


Alumni Q&A

Max Sazhin MBA '09
CFO, Henderson Russia

"I think it is very important to know that somewhere in the world there is a group of people that have similar aspirations."

Upcoming Events




Alon Brav on "Hedge Fund Activism"

Join us for a Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Alon Brav, Robert L. Dickens Professor of Business Administration, on "Hedge Fund Activism." Your "pre-reading" video will be available in mid-August. Our live online session with Professor Brav will take place on Wednesday, August 27, at 12:00 p.m. ET.


Instagram Commerce


Social media and fraud? In this Game Changer video, Professor David McAdams touches on everything from Instagram drug-dealing to why Facebook paid $19 billion for the mobile-messaging service WhatsApp.

New Executive Education Program: Advanced Communications

Master your message and command attention by enrolling in the October 7-10, 2014, session of Advanced Communications with Adjunct Professor Dorie Clark. Alumni receive a 40% tuition reduction on Executive Education courses.

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Real Conversations with Real Leaders

David Gergen

CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen talks to Fuqua students about Effective Leadership.

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Thank you, Team Fuqua!

Thanks to the generosity of our alumni and friends, the Fuqua Annual Fund had its best year ever! We were successful in year two of the Team Fuqua Annual Fund Challenge—1,005 donors made personal gifts of $1,000 or more, helping the school to earn an additional $200,000 from our generous challenge sponsor. Collectively, 6,380 alumni and friends gave $4,226,182 to the Fuqua Annual Fund—106% of our $4 million goal! Your philanthropic support ensures that Fuqua continues to attract great students and faculty to remain a top business school. Thank you!

Happy Birthday!

Scott Buehrer MBA '86
Kathy Chase MBA '85
Cathy Fang MBA '12
Larry Fobes MBA '99
Ed Long MBA '88
Shawnice Meador MBA '03
PJ Mingle MBA '08
Abby Schuler MBA '11

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, July 17, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...




Stop Working on Your Resume, Says Research

Recent research shows that recruiters focus most on resume items that job seekers can't change. What to do? Stop obsessing over your resume and network, Steve Dalton MBA '04, Senior Associate Director, Daytime MBA Student Services, tells the Huffington Post.

Interview Tip: The Two-Minute Profile

Prepare the best possible response for the ubiquitous "tell me about yourself" interview question. We'll walk you through how to compose a memorable, compelling answer.

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