Class of 2023 CASE Scholars

CASE welcomes the Class of 2023 CASE Scholars! Learn more about our scholars, in their own voice, below. Shreyas Chandra Shekar In India, a farmer commits suicide every 48 minutes. The majority of India’s population (58%, or 800M people), depends on agriculture as the primary income source. Of those individuals, 86% have an average of […]

Announcing 2022 CASE Scholars

Our Class of 2022 CASE Scholars introduce themselves! Jenna Weinberg I believe strongly in harnessing the power of market forces to achieve equity and empower communities. In his “Gospel of Wealth,” Andrew Carnegie asserts that inequality is an inevitable cost of progress. I unequivocally reject this view, believing that we can no longer consider philanthropy […]

#OptOutside: REI’s Latest Marketing Ploy or Something More?

October 2015 The day after Thanksgiving has long been the unofficial start of the American holiday shopping season and is a pivotal day of profits for U.S. retailers. Last year, 87 million Americans shopped on Black Friday and accounted for $50.9 billion in sales. As competition for customers has grown fiercer with the increase in online […]

Seeking Clarity

Rachel Lichte is a student at Duke, pursuing her joint MBA/MEM (Master of Environmental Management) degree. She gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012. Next time I’m having one of those days where I need a little inspiration, this is the moment that I need to remember. I’m […]