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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 

Tuck Wins Third Place at Renewable Energy Case Competition

Guest Student Contributor, March 01, 2017

Tuck Energy REVs Up By Blair Crichton T’18 In December 2016, I joined four other first-year students—Kate Barnett, Angel Fernandez Amores, and Jon Ou—to participate in the prestigious Ross Renewable Energy Case Competition (RECC) at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. We Continue Reading 

Energy Trek to Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm

Guest Student Contributor, February 01, 2017

By Meghna Kedia T’18 I don’t consider myself a morning person. My gym buddy would attest to that. But when it came to waking up at 7:00 a.m. on a chilly November day in Hanover to trek towards the Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, VT, I Continue Reading 

Engaging on Public Policy: Reflections on Inauguration Week Panels

Justine Kohr, January 27, 2017

During the week of the presidential inauguration, faculty and policy experts across Tuck and Dartmouth came together to discuss potential policy changes under a Republican White House and Congress. Topics included energy and the environment, health care, immigration, terrorism, education, trade, and more. Nearly 500 people from the Dartmouth and Upper Continue Reading 

Straight Outta Q&A: Centers & Initiatives

Stephanie Butler, January 18, 2017

This afternoon, I hosted our daily “Q&A with an Admissions Officer” session. Like many other days (most, really), the prospective student visitors had questions about Tuck’s Research Centers and Initiatives—today it happened to be the Revers Center for Energy and the Center Continue Reading 

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