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Silver linings: Adapting to virtual learning yields unexpected benefits

With each crisis comes opportunity.  The coronavirus pandemic has changed our work, travel, community engagement, and social lives in profound ways this year.  And perhaps nowhere has adaptation had to happen faster than in the world of higher education.  With eleven degree programs and more than 1,800 students enrolled when the coronavirus started spreading, the […]

It’s time to ‘Raise your climate voice’

by Cameron Hawkins, MEM/MBA’22 On February 21-22, 175 MBA students from business schools around the country convened to at the second ClimateCAP Summit to discuss the financial implications of climate change. As a speaker at the summit, Bill Weihl, former Director of Sustainability at Facebook, introduced his newly launched non-profit: ClimateVoice.   Weihl emphasized that climate action is not moving quickly enough, and we need to introduce “speed and scale” to our projects in order to have the necessary impact. To accomplish this, companies […]

Prospective student questions answered

Video image - Katie Kross & Alex Wein

Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MBA student Alex Wein discuss all things Energy & Environment at Fuqua. … AND, if you are interested […]

Duke teams excel in 2019 energy case competitions

Few experiences require MBA students to think on their feet like business school case competitions.  Though formats vary, these competitions usually require a combination of quantitative analysis and strategic analysis—often under a tight time deadline—and typically culminate with a formal in-person presentation in front of judges, other MBAs, and industry experts. Duke University teams had […]

Conversations with Team Fuqua: Prospective student Q&A

Net Impact Q&A video

The MBA Energy Club and Net Impact Club share their insights about what the student experience is like and ways to get involved.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Video: Prospective student questions answered How EDGE has enriched my MBA experience Standing out from the b-school crowd: Fuqua’s academic centers make an impact with prospective students Fuqua […]

Standing out from the b-school crowd: Fuqua’s academic centers make an impact with prospective students

Fuqua's Centers

“One of my goals in choosing a business school was to surround myself with colleagues who would both complement and challenge my thinking around the role of business in driving change,” reflects Fuqua student Rana Marks (MBA’19).  For Marks, the school’s academic centers played an important role in convincing her that Fuqua was the right […]

Fuqua recognized for energy & sustainability

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Previously recognized by FINDMBA as one of the “Top Business Schools for Energy & Natural Resources” and by BusinessBecause in its list of “The 7 Best Business Schools For Careers In CleanTech,” Fuqua made another BusinessBecause list this month: “The 11 Best US Business Schools For Sustainability.” “It’s terrific to see external audiences recognizing what […]

Fuqua recognized among Top 10 business schools for energy

FIND MBA Top Business Schools for Energy 2017

Just eight years after the launch of its first course on energy for MBAs, Fuqua School of Business is earning a national reputation as a powerhouse among MBA programs for energy.  FIND MBA added Fuqua to its list of Top 10 Business Schools for Energy and Natural Resources in 2017, placing Fuqua in the company […]

Duke students take 1st place in Yale Low-Carbon Portfolio Case Competition

Yale competition team 2015

A Duke team took 1st place in the second annual Yale University Low-Carbon Portfolio Case Competition, on Friday, Nov. 13.  The team won $10,000 and automatic entry into the final round of the Business for a Better World competition, which will be held in Davos during the World Economic Forum on January 22, 2016. The […]

Workshop introduces students to energy careers

Energy Career Intensive 2015, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, first-year MBA students and other graduate students at Duke University got an inside look at career options and industry trends in the energy sector.  The “Energy Career Intensive” workshop, held at Fuqua School of Business and hosted by the Fuqua Career Management Center (CMC) and MBA Energy Club, attracted about […]