The Fuqua School of Business
November 2014
Team Fuqua Flash

Fuqua claims #1 b-school ranking

Bloomberg Businessweek released its 2014 rankings last week, and Fuqua's Daytime MBA program claimed the top spot for the first time. The Fuqua community gathered for a celebration which included a visit and remarks from Duke men's basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski.

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Fuqua Reunions 2015: Join our Facebook event!

Are you as excited for reunion as we are? Spread the joy by joining the Fuqua Reunions 2014 Facebook event and inviting your friends to get on board!


Alumni Q&A

Bruce Pinsky MBA '79
President and CEO
Packaging Consultants, Inc.

"The best advice I ever got was that things are never as good nor as bad as they seem; the key is to stay passionately in the race."

Upcoming Events




Ashleigh Shelby Rosette on "Perceiving Social Inequality"

Join us for a Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, Associate Professor of Business Administration, on
"Perceiving Social Inequity." Your "pre-reading" video will be available on the Fuqua Faculty Conversations website in December. Our live online session with Professor Rosette will take place on Wednesday, December 17, at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Distinguished Speaker Series: David Taylor '80

David Taylor

David Taylor '80, Group President, Global Health and Grooming, Procter & Gamble, recently spoke with Dean Bill Boulding and students.

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Mentor a Daytime MBA Student

Share your career advice and industry knowledge as a mentor for a Daytime MBA student. Our student clubs are seeking mentors in a variety of industries to work one-on-one with students. You can learn more about this opportunity on the alumni website and sign up to be a mentor for the 2014-15 school year by January 23, 2015.

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Help with the Global Business Outlook Survey

 Are you a senior financial executive? Contribute to Fuqua research and share your outlook on the current business climate by participating in the Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey. This quarter's survey closes on Thursday, December 4.

Faisal Darwazeh MBA '10 on Health Care Industry Trends

Faisal Darwazeh

European Regional Advisory Board member Faisal Darwazeh MBA '10, general manager of Labatec Pharma in Switzerland, shared his insight into the health care and pharmaceutical industries in a Fuqua Q&A.

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Fuqua Alumni Team Up to Create Endowed Scholarship

Mike Pausic MBA '89 and Matt Porio '86, MBA '89 have teamed up for a second time to make a big impact—this time with an endowed scholarship for Fuqua students.

What's Your Forever?

Check out Alison Levine MBA '00, Sue Wasiolek '76, MHA '78, LLM '93, and Malik Burnett '07, MD '12, MBA '12 as they talk about their "forever" passions and relationship with Duke.

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Executive Search and Your MBA

Listen to BlueSteps' panel of distinguished executive recruiters as they provide advice and insights on how to successfully leverage your MBA in today's changing executive search landscape. Fuqua alumni are eligible to receive 30% off BlueSteps membership, as well as complimentary premium membership services.


Two Words That Matter

Twenty-two percent of employers say they're less likely to hire a candidate who does not send a thank-you note after an interview. Mary Crane, business etiquette specialist and former White House chef, emphasizes the importance of thank you notes for job candidates.

Happy Birthday!

Lisa Abendroth PhD '00
Vipul Arvind MBA '09
Barbara Blackburn MBA '88
Mo Bississo MBA '08
Jacob Johnson MBA '14
Steven Kroll MHA '88
Jeff Mann MBA '90
Nasima Rahman MBA '04
Kristoffer Singleton MBA '09
Melodie Staton MMCi '13
Ashish Tuli MBA '12
Johanna Willer MBA '11
Sean Lilly Wilson MBA '00, MPP '00

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, November 20, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...

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