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Archive for January, 2013

Don de Laski: Cultivating a Dream

by Colleen Kearney Rich on January 28th, 2013

Mason benefactor Don de Laski deeply believed in the importance of connections in changing lives. The impetus for one of Mason’s largest and most important gifts didn’t start here; it started in a classroom at Duke University. That’s where the young Don de Laski, an accounting major, encountered a comparative religion class that expanded his perspective and changed his life.

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From Soccer Star to Globe-Hopping Entrepreneur: Martin Dunphy Finds Success

by Mason Spirit contributor on January 11th, 2013

Many say the key to success in business is reinvention—the ability to reinvent yourself, your product, your company. That may explain the success that Mason MBA grad Martin Dunphy has had throughout his career that has seen him reinvent himself from trained chef to soccer star to globe-hopping entrepreneur.

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