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Helping Nepal Harness its Power

It’s one of the many paradoxes of Nepal. Less than 40 percent of the country’s 27 million people have access to electricity, yet the nation possesses the resources to generate an estimated 40 times current electrical demand there. For Antonio Del Valle T’11, it was this dichotomy that drew him to the impoverished south Asian nation on a Tuck GIVES-sponsored summer internship.

Nov 19, 2010

Tuck Student Takes on Antarctica

In November 2011, Richard Smith T’11 plans to spend some 70 days on the world’s most inhospitable continent, pulling a 100-pound sled 600 miles by ski from the west side of the Foundation Ice Stream to the South Pole. It’s all part of an expedition called Polar Vision.

Nov 18, 2010

Well Connected

At LinkedIn, Leela Srinivasan T'06 is helping corporate recruiters find top talent.

Nov 16, 2010

Good Spirits

The New York-based Brooklyn Distilling Company, launched by Joe Santos T'00, recently debuted its first offering, Brooklyn Gin.

Nov 16, 2010

Business and Society

An environmentalist who had been working in land-conservation issues, Katherine Birnie T’07 wanted to attend business school to learn management skills and better understand the competing interests around land use. Tuck set her on a new career path. “It was incredibly valuable to explore how sustainability gets put into practice in the business world.”

Oct 18, 2010

Reinventing the Wheel

As CEO of Gyrobike, makers of a Dartmouth-originated technology, Daniella Reichstetter T’07 is taking her passion for cycling to the next level.

Sep 28, 2010

The Next 10

Tuck's Allwin Initiative for Corporate Citizenship has expanded students' career horizons, collaborated with nonprofits, and helped bring issues at the nexus of business and society into the classroom.

Sep 24, 2010

The Road Ahead

Criticism of MBA programs is almost as old as graduate business education itself. But in the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, it has also led to a more meaningful debate over what business schools need to teach.

Sep 22, 2010

Investing in Excellence: A Campaign for Tuck

Tuck's Investing in Excellence Campaign reached its successful conclusion on December 31st, 2009. Thank you to all our alumni and friends.

Sep 20, 2010

The Gift of Self-Reliance

Tuck’s Broehl/Hornsby Social Innovation Fund sponsored a First-Year Project in which a group of students traveled to Nicaragua to assist in an effort to improve food security for the farmers.

Sep 19, 2010

Leader, Know Thyself

Teaching students to take stock of their strengths and weaknesses helps them become strong leaders.

Sep 10, 2010

Strategic Financial Leadership Program

In response to new research that shows a gap in financial leaders’ skills set, Tuck Executive Education created the Strategic Financial Leadership Program (SFLP).

Sep 10, 2010

Tyler’s Courts

The Ugolyn family—Victor T'72; his wife, Diane; and younger son Trevor T'08—dedicated a renovated basketball court in the memory of their beloved older son and brother Tyler.

Sep 09, 2010

Urban Renewal

With the revitalized Tuck Club of New York, alumni Guillermo Jasson and Divya Thadani are breathing new life into a Tuck institution.

Sep 09, 2010

Revving Google’s Engine

As head of online sales for the search giant's new Boston office, Brian Schmidt T'06 is living the company's credo of "test and iterate."

Sep 09, 2010

Residential Experience: Sachem Village

Sachem Village, home to Tuck’s married and partnered students, fosters the strong sense of community and teamwork that threads through the entire Tuck experience.

Sep 02, 2010

Operation Tuck

With increased funding and five-year tours of duty winding down, an increasing number of military personnel are turning to Tuck to hone their civilian leadership skills.

Aug 26, 2010

Honoring Bower: A Case Study in Faculty Support

The Professor Richard S. Bower Finance, Economics, and Accounting Seminar Fund gives Tuck faculty members the opportunity to meet regularly in interactive sessions to share their current research, debate topics, and challenge each other's assumptions.

Aug 05, 2010

Dedicated to the Future

State-of-the-art classrooms, student residences, and one very special "wow" space. Tuck's new buildings provide one of the best living and learning environments in the world.

Aug 01, 2010

A New Playbook: Consulting for the Flutie Foundation

The foundation, which distributes more than $500,000 per year in grants to families affected by autism, was looking for a near-complete sponsorship package to pitch to corporations.

Jul 30, 2010

The Day After

The financial crisis has led to seismic shifts in the ways companies do business. But with the recovery come new opportunities for those smart enough—and bold enough—to seize them. more

Jul 05, 2010

Pharmaceutical Sleuths

A new authentication technology, developed by a team from Thayer and Tuck, tells purchasers whether a drug is real or fake.

Jul 01, 2010

Guerilla Communication

Three Tuck faculty members found themselves in an ongoing conversation about the future of financial regulation.

May 29, 2010

Tim Moxey T’01

Catching up with the triathlete, father of two, and president and founder of nuun, makers of a successful sports hydration drink.

May 20, 2010

Keeping an Eye on Risk

By keeping a close eye on risks and exerting the discipline to pull back from fast-buck temptations, Williams built a loyal client base and ultimately trumped more speculative investors.

Jan 21, 2010

Next Practices in Business Strategy

In an article for the Harvard Business Review, co-authored with GE chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt D'78 and Tuck professor Chris Trimble T'96, Govindarajan describes how GE is making the radical shift to a new model.

Oct 21, 2009

In-depth and Interactive

Tuck's new Research-to-Practice Seminars let students in on the knowledge-creation process.

Jun 21, 2009