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Inside a Course: Energy 101

Dan Sunderland T’20, October 09, 2018

Sandwiched between fall semester classes, club meetings and recruiting events, a group of Tuck and Thayer students recently enjoyed a September afternoon exploring the US energy industry.  This one-day course, sponsored by the Revers Center for Energy, gave a broad overview of the energy landscape from customers to physical Continue Reading 


5 Questions with Jon Fouts T’92 of Morgan Stanley

Guest Contributor, June 12, 2018

Jon Fouts T’92 is a managing director in the Power & Utilities Investment Banking division at Morgan Stanley. He was kind enough to answer a few questions about his experience after Tuck. What was the most important part of your Tuck experience that you’ve taken with you Continue Reading 


An Experiential Trek to the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

Aygul Sanzyapova T’19, May 31, 2018

By Aygul Sanzyapova T’19 As part of the Revers Center for Energy at Tuck, we were invited to tour the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory (NRL) to get a better understanding of how electricity is generated using nuclear fuel. To prepare the group for the tour, we were given Continue Reading 


Tuck Team Helps New Energy Capital Develop Greenhouse Gas Impact Report

Pooja Yadav T’18, May 23, 2018

By Katrina Goulden T’18 One of the main reasons I chose Tuck was that I firmly believed the school would provide me with unique, meaningful experiential learning opportunities. I have not been disappointed. One of the most notable experiential learning projects I worked on was with two of my Continue Reading 


Revers Center for Energy Reflection: Drilling 101

Guest Student Contributor, March 06, 2018

By Scott Hessen T’19 I quickly realized this would not be your average lecture when I saw my classmates dressed in oil-soaked and grease-stained work shirts from their past employers. Their clothing and the vivid images in the first few slides transported us to bustling drilling sites in West Continue Reading 


5 Questions with Alex Kranitzky T’13, VP of Power & Utilities, Barclays Investment Bank

Guest Student Contributor, November 22, 2017

Alex Kranitzky T’13 is a vice president in power and utilities in Barclay’s investment banking division. He was kind enough to answer a few questions about his experience after Tuck. As told to Pooja Yadav T’18 What was the most important part of your Tuck experience Continue Reading 


The Value of the MBA Case Competition

Guest Student Contributor, November 21, 2017

By Stephiney Foley T'18 My first MBA admissions encounter was with Senior Associate Director of Admissions Amy Mitson at Tuck’s Palo Alto reception in 2015. I sat in a roomful of eager Tuck hopefuls trying to decipher whether Hanover could be my home away from home for the next Continue Reading 


Energy 101

Guest Student Contributor, November 15, 2017

By Owen Jones T'19 On Friday, October 13, 2017, Tuck’s first-year students enjoyed their first class-less Friday of business school. Many made the most of it by hiking, apple-picking, traveling, brunching, or simply by sleeping in late. Yet, sixteen of us were huddled in a classroom that day to take Continue Reading 


Get to Know Tuck’s Industry-Specific Centers

Admissions, August 08, 2017

Tuck’s centers and initiatives provide pathways of learning and application in industries of importance. They support Tuck’s personal, connected, and transformative approach to education through out-of-the-classroom learning experiences; the fostering of a vibrant community on-campus and an effective network off-campus; and through the domain Continue Reading 


Commodity Trading Demystified

Guest Student Contributor, November 01, 2017

By Flora Tian T’19 I would have expected a relaxing morning on a no-class Friday, sipping a hot cup of coffee or still lying in bed, wrapped in blankets. That was not to be on the Friday of November 10, 2017. What was there to do on a much-awaited no-class Friday? Continue Reading 


Five Questions with John Dorffeld T’10 of Chevron

Guest Contributor, March 22, 2017

By Shawn Curley T’17 John Dorffeld T’10 is a commercial operations representative at Chevron, Inc. in the MCBU Delaware Basin. John was kind enough to answer five of our questions. How did Tuck prepare you for a career in energy? Tuck prepared me for my energy career in Continue Reading 


Revers Center for Energy Speaker Series Hosts Head of Strategy at Rosatom

Guest Student Contributor, March 08, 2017

Sergei Petrov T'12 speaks on the Future of Energy By Andy Ladygin T'17 Andy is a second-year student at Tuck, where he is a Revers Center for Energy student fellow. Prior to Tuck, he worked in investment management in Russia, focusing on energy equities and commodities. Prior to that, Continue Reading 


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