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First Investment for Tuck Social Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, April 28, 2017

By Jeff Lazarus T’17 Last month, the Tuck Social Venture Fund (TSVF) made its first investment since its inception more than a year ago: a $25,000 convertible note in Education Modified (“EdMod”), a Boston-based start-up in the education technology space. The company, which helps teachers improve learning outcomes Continue Reading 


Wal-Mart Talks Sustainability & the Supply Chain at Tuck BSC

Guest Contributor, March 15, 2017

By Annabel de Braganca T’18 The Tuck Business and Society Conference (BSC) this year asked attendees to consider what “Business Not As Usual” means. One of the most intriguing events of the day for me, a sometimes-baffled, ever-hopeful student of business and society at Tuck, was a Continue Reading 


MBAs Volunteer on Board for Local Nonprofit Positive Tracks

Guest Contributor, March 06, 2017

By Helena Nannes T’17 I’m a list person. So, naturally, when I came to Hanover, I had a list of things that I couldn’t imagine graduating from Tuck without experiencing. At the top was the Revers Board Fellow Program—an opportunity for Tuck students Continue Reading 


How Aspen Skiing Company is Approaching Sustainability

Guest Student Contributor, January 30, 2017

By Katrina Goulden T’18 Climate change is in the spotlight now more than ever, and several companies have started taking steps towards becoming more environmentally friendly. For the most part, these initial steps involve switching out traditional incandescent lightbulbs for LED alternatives or getting the latest high efficiency hand-dryer 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 


Killingstad Insight Series: Senator Judd Gregg on the Future and Federal Debt

Guest Student Contributor, November 29, 2016

By Neha Hassan T’17 Coming from Pakistan, I had very limited knowledge about the U.S. political system. This past year has provided an incredible opportunity to learn about the U.S. political and economic system in depth, both inside and outside of the classroom at Tuck. As the Continue Reading 


Waiting for the Institution Revolution

Guest Student Contributor, November 02, 2016

By Tom Allin T'17 On a Thursday morning earlier this semester, I had the opportunity to attend a lunch conversation with Brian Gallagher, the CEO of United Way Worldwide. The next day, James Comey, the Director of the FBI, sent a short letter to Congress, informing lawmakers that–&ndash Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Boston Children’s Hospital

Guest Student Contributor, October 26, 2016

By Julia Tsang T'17 I came to Tuck to gain a well-rounded business foundation that would allow me to make a meaningful impact on the health care delivery system. I’m particularly interested in technology solutions that redefine the way patients interact with our health care system. During the Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: National Public Radio (NPR)

Guest Student Contributor, October 03, 2016

By Ben Chandler T'17 This summer, with help from Tuck GIVES, I interned at NPR in Washington, D.C. as a consultant in the office of the COO. It was far and away the most rewarding experience I could have asked for in a summer internship. The work I Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Save the Children

Guest Student Contributor, September 28, 2016

By David Washer T'17 In 2015, there were 214 million new cases of malaria and 438,000 malaria deaths worldwide. Even though the disease is entirely preventable and curable, malaria continues to be one of the five leading causes of death in children under five years of age. Given the magnitude of this Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: The World Health Organization

Guest Student Contributor, September 23, 2016

By Caroline Defay T'16 “Should we say leverage?” “Utilize, let’s say utilize.” I erase the word leverage and replace it by utilize as a room filled with state officials register my every move and read my every word projected on a big screen. It Continue Reading 


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