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Fuqua dean spearheaded open letter to Trump administration for immigration reform

The letter emphasized the threats posed to the American economy due to current administrative policies reducing the number of high-skilled immigrants entering the country. Fifty business school deans and thirteen CEOs signed the letter. “We do not believe the U.S. has the high-skill talent it needs, nor does it have the capacity to train enough people with those skills,” the letter explained. “Without a substantial change in our approach, this deficit of skills will hinder economic growth.” 


NEWS  |  UNIVERSITY

Student investing group receives $100,000 of Duke's money to make an impact

How would you spend $100,000? One Duke club can teach you how to invest for positive social impact. The Duke Impact Investing Group (DIIG) recently secured $100,000 from University administration to invest in impact-oriented businesses. The goal of impact investing is to generate a social and environmental impact in addition to financial returns, according to the DIIG website.


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A guide to the Durham city council and mayor candidates for Tuesday's municipal election

The 2019 Durham Municipal Election is today.  Today, Durham voters will head to the polls to cast ballots for candidates running for mayor and three at-large seats on the City Council, as well as a referendum on a $95 million bond for affordable housing. Voters can find their polling location on the Durham County’s Board of Elections website. Here is information about the candidates for mayor and city council.