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A Career Trek in Energy

Kevin Yuan T'20, November 12, 2018

When most people think about energy, they probably imagine a wind turbine, solar panels, or an oil refinery plant. What most people don’t realize is there was probably a private equity firm investing capital to kickstart the construction of the turbine and there was probably a data analytics Continue Reading 


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 


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 


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 


Dan Reicher Delivers Energized Talk to Kick-off Irving Institute Speaker Series

Guest Student Contributor, December 07, 2016

By Viveka Ranjitsinh T’17 Dan Reicher D’78 is currently the executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University. Prior to this role he directed climate change and energy initiatives at Google, co-founded a private equity firm investing in clean energy Continue Reading 


Reflections on the 2016 HBS Energy & Environment Club Symposium

Guest Student Contributor, December 05, 2016

By Estephany Ley Monarrez T’17 It all started with my “Early Riser” wake up sound at the cusp of dawn on a chilly Friday morning. As I lay warm in my bed, I couldn’t help but wonder what the CO2 equivalent impact of my nice Continue Reading 


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