The Fuqua School of Business
March 2015
Team Fuqua Flash

Fuqua Reunions 2015 Is Just Five Weeks Away!

Classes ending in "0" and "5" and one-year reunion classes are celebrating April 24-26—join them! This just in: Kevin White, Duke's Director of Athletics and adjunct professor at Fuqua, will be our featured speaker, engaging in a fireside chat with Dean Bill Boulding on Saturday morning. Online registration closes April 17.

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Fuqua Around the World is Coming to 74 Cities!

So far, more than 1,700 alumni and current and admitted students have registered to attend Fuqua Around the World events in 74 cities across the globe. Make plans to join them on Wednesday, March 25, for a fun evening of networking and celebrating Team Fuqua.


In the Spirit of March Madness

Are you wearing Duke blue, getting hyped for the tourney, and feeling nostalgic? Austin Taylor, a member of the inaugural MMS: DKU class, takes you back to the fun and sleeplessness of Campout in this video.

Upcoming Events




Cathy Clark on Impact Investing and Tri-Sector Leadership

Join us for our April Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Cathy Clark on impact investing and tri-sector leadership. Your pre-reading video will be available in mid-April. Join us for our live online session with Professor Clark on Wednesday, April 29, at 12:00 p.m. ET.


Duke International Finance Forum

Alumni are invited to join renowned international scholars and top professionals in private equity, law, government policy, venture capital, corporate strategy, banking and technology at the Duke International Finance Forum on April 26 at Duke Kunshan University to discuss the changing flow of investment funds into and out of China, and the new opportunities and risks involved.

Rishi Kapoor MBA ’01 on the Investment Landscape in the Middle East

Rishi Kapoor

As Chief Financial Officer of Investcorp, Rishi Kapoor has a rich perspective on the investment industry in the Middle East. He shared his industry and regional insights in a Fuqua Q&A.

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Dipesh Shah MBA '13 Busts Alumni Myths for Prospective Students

Nearly two years after graduation, Dipesh Shah MBA '13 returned as a guest blogger on the Daytime MBA student blog to reflect on his experience and advise current and prospective students on how to make the most of their Fuqua experience.

"Fuqua will likely be one the best experiences of your life. Take advantage of every opportunity Fuqua has to offer. It only gets real out here in the work world."

Alumni Q&A

Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang MBA '09
Speaker and Author of Rejection Proof

Learn more about Jia

Hear more from Jia about his 100 Days of Rejection experience at Fuqua Reunions 2015.




Thomas Foussé Pays it Forward

By establishing endowed funds for merit scholarships and loan assistance, Thomas Foussé MBA '94 helps Fuqua attract top students and ensures that graduates are free to pursue careers giving back to their communities.

"The idea that I could help alleviate the burden of student loans so that a graduate can pursue his or her career path of choice really appealed to me."

Happy Birthday!

Kim Erickson Arnett MBA '01
Roy Carver MBA '97
Ross Harris '78, MBA '80
Matt Heiskell MBA '06
Patrick Henry MBA '88
Brett Lasher MBA '04
Louis Mensah MMS '12
Denise Mummert '74, MBA '79
Edoardo Poli MBA '07
Raina Saboo MBA '12
Laura Shiers MBA '12

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

Here's what they said...




Online Workshop: Duke Resources for Entrepreneurs

Whether you're exploring startup possibilities, validating your technology and business model, or actively launching a new venture, there is an array of resources available through Duke, online, and in the Triangle. In our online career workshop on March 26 at 11:00 a.m. ET, we will discuss a variety of resources that can help you move forward regardless of your location or the stage of your venture.

Alumni Job Listings

What has job postings from 387 companies in 18 countries? Fuqua's alumni job board! Updated daily with job listings tailored to MBA and MMS alumni, Fuqua GTS allows you to tailor your search and have new positions send to your inbox as they're posted.

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