Articles by Darden School of Business

  • Darden Alum Reinvents the Snow Shovel

    Darden Alum Reinvents the Snow Shovel

    by on February 18th, 2015

    Darden Alumni are always up to interesting things. Take, for example, the story of Phil Davis (MBA ’85), whose invention may just revolutionize the snow shovel industry. We have posted an excerpt of his story … Read More

  • Women at Darden Follow Up

    Women at Darden Follow Up

    by on February 11th, 2015

    For the past six weeks, we have been celebrating 50 years of women at Darden here on the Admissions Blog. We are incredibly proud of our female student and alumnae population, and all that they have accomplished. At the … Read More

  • 50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 6

    50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 6

    by on February 10th, 2015

    Continuing our series celebrating 50 years of women at Darden, this week we feature Veneka Chagwedera (MBA ’13), a woman who turned her kitchen hobby into an entrepreneurial enterprise. Veneka Chagwedera — Buy a … Read More

  • 27th Annual BBSF Conference

    27th Annual BBSF Conference

    by on February 4th, 2015

    The Black Business Student Forum (BBSF) at Darden is pleased to share that it will be hosting the 27th Annual BBSF Conference this Friday, 6 February, 2015. The theme this year is “Emerging Domestic Markets: … Read More

  • 50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 5

    50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 5

    by on February 3rd, 2015

    Continuing our series celebrating 50 years of women at Darden, this week we recognize Katie Bisbee (MBA ’04), a woman whose desire for social impact had a bigger impact on her classroom than she initially realized. … Read More

  • Student-Created MBA Classes: Impact Investing

    Student-Created MBA Classes: Impact Investing

    by on January 29th, 2015

    Darden students have the ability to shape and mold their own educations. One recent example of this is the pair of students who created their own class about an emerging business topic — impact investing. Recently, … Read More

  • 50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 4

    50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 4

    by on January 28th, 2015

    Continuing our series celebrating 50 years of women at Darden, this week we recognize Susan Sobbott (MBA ’90), a woman who decided to replace work/life balance with work/life integration. An excerpt from her story … Read More

  • Darden Students Visit New Cuba

    Darden Students Visit New Cuba

    by on January 21st, 2015

    As you have heard us say before, Darden students get many unique, hands-on opportunities to advance their educations, both in the U.S. and abroad. One recent example of this is a group of our Second Year MBA … Read More

  • 50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 3

    50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 3

    by on January 20th, 2015

    Continuing our series celebrating 50 years of women at Darden, this week we recognize Karen Yelick (MBA ’81), CEO of Indego Africa, a nonprofit in Rwanda. An excerpt of her story is below. Karen Yelick — From … Read More

  • Darden Global Conference

    Darden Global Conference

    by on January 15th, 2015

    A core trait of a Darden student is the desire to innovate and make a difference as a leader in the community. One example of a student-led activity is the upcoming Darden Global Conference, organized by a collaboration … Read More

  • A Partner’s Perspective on Going Abroad

    A Partner’s Perspective on Going Abroad

    by on January 14th, 2015

    Darden students have many opportunities to study abroad during their time here, ranging from one-week seminars to semester-long consulting projects. A question often asked is, “But I came here with my partner. What … Read More

  • 50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 2

    50 Years of Women at Darden — Part 2

    by on January 13th, 2015

    Continuing our series celebrating 50 years of women at Darden, this week we’re featuring the story of Mala Bawer (MBA ’79), co-founder and director of Cybersmart! Education. An excerpt from the original … Read More

  • Announcing the Ninth Dean of Darden

    Announcing the Ninth Dean of Darden

    by on January 8th, 2015

    As you prepare for your MBA experience, we’d like to share with you exciting news regarding the senior leadership at Darden. This morning, University of Virginia Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon … Read More

  • Round 2 Application Due Today

    Round 2 Application Due Today

    by on January 7th, 2015

    Darden’s Round 2 application to the full-time format of our MBA program is due today. Due to the high volume of traffic, you may encounter some technical difficulties. If this occurs, please simply sign-out and log … Read More