The Fuqua School of Business
June 2014
Team Fuqua Flash

Dear World

Fuqua students, faculty and staff participated in the Dear World experience this spring, sending messages to current students and the world at large.

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Summer 2014 Class Notes are online!

New adventures...reunions...celebrations. It's all online! Log in to find out who made new career moves, who expanded their families, who has been globe trotting, and much more!


Rachel Lichte MBA '14 Changes the Diamond Mining Industry

Rachel Lichte MBA '14, co-founder of The Clarity Project and winner of the 2013 CASE Seed Prize, was recently featured in O Magazine and Duke Magazine for her work in creating a diamond mine that operates responsibly and reinvests in the community in eastern Sierra Leone.

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Real Conversations with Real Leaders: Will Latta MBA '02

Will Latta MBA '02 is leading the charge for environmentally-friendly technology as the founder and CEO of LP Amina, a company with a focus on sustainable power generation that operates both in the U.S. and China. Latta recently spoke at the Duke-Caixin Global Leadership Forum and discussed leadership and keys to succeeding in China.

Michael Brandt on "Nowcasting"

Michael Brandt

If you missed yesterday's Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Michael Brandt, Kalman J. Cohen Professor of Finance, on "Nowcasting," you can view a recording of the live online session, as well as your "pre-reading" video on Fuqua's YouTube channel.



A Tribute to Greg Dees

Many thanks to the alumni who shared their memories of Greg Dees, founder of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, in this moving tribute video.

Happy Birthday!

Julie Anderson MBA '07
Felix Chang MBA '98
Tom Chen MBA '99
Sarah Dean MBA '09
Ryan Jeffries MBA '09
Olga Komleva MBA '12
Raphael Martins MBA '01
Nicole Nesmith MBA '05
Ben Shobert MBA '09
Rakesh Vugranam MBA '11

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, June 19, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...



Only 25 Donors Needed to Meet the Team Fuqua Annual Fund Challenge!

We are just 25 donors away from meeting the 2013-14 Team Fuqua Annual Fund Challenge goal of 950 donors making personal gifts to the Fuqua Annual Fund of $1,000 or more. When we reach 950, we will earn an additional $200,000 from our generous challenge sponsor. Will you help us meet the challenge?

Alumni Q&A

Dana Clemens

Dana Gerle Clemens MBA '97
Vice President of Operations

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Online Workshop: Joining Boards and Other Career-Building Strategies

Join us for an online career workshop on Thursday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m. EST to learn how to grow professionally and develop personal and organizational opportunities through board, community and association involvement and other brand-building activities. Lisa Schwartz, Associate Director of Alumni & Executive MBA Career Services, will moderate a diverse panel of Fuqua alumni and other professionals who have enhanced their careers and organizations by lending their time and expertise to others.


No Tips for Finding a Job

Steve Dalton MBA '04, senior associate director in Fuqua's Career Management Center, tells the FT's Emma Boyde that job seekers should draw up lists of both large and small companies and adopt a methodical approach to contacting real people within them.

City Fellowships

Attention Fuqua minority alumni with finance backgrounds and an interest in expanding their experience globally: City Fellowships is a unique international fellowship that offers an opportunity to gain in-depth experience and knowledge of global markets with Goldman Sachs, in one of the world's leading investment banks in London.

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