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Entrepreneur Exits Successful Startup Helping Latin American Artisans to Explore Future Through UVA Darden

Sophie Eckrich (Class of 2021) has had an acute curiosity regarding the disparity in global opportunity for as long as she can remember. Growing up in the cultural crossroads of Austin, Texas, with a mother from Mexico and a father from the United...
15-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Bias-Busting Algorithms: Can AI Help VCs Diversify their Deals?

Studies show that gender bias in the venture capital (VC) industry hurts both female founders and has negative financial consequences for VC firms. Darden Professors Morela Hernandez and Roshni Raveendhran show how algorithm-aided, data-driven...
15-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Chinese Economy: Regulation vs. Shadow Banking

Shadow banking is on the rise in China. This begs some important questions. Among them: Why? How is the shadow banking scene different in China vs. the U.S.? Do government regulations do what they intend to? Given the nature of shadow banking and...
12-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UVA Investing Conference: Purpose-Driven and ‘Super Weird’ Strategies to Drive Future of Benchmark-Beating Returns

The 2019 University of Virginia Investing Conference, hosted by the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management at the Darden School of Business, turned its attention to the prospects for differentiated returns with a conference themed around “the...
12-Nov-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business today announced a new gift to support members of the military through full scholarships to the School.
12-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Application Opens to Secure Spot in Future UVA Darden Class Through Future Year Scholars Program

The application for the University of Virginia Darden School of Business’ deferred MBA admissions program is now live.
7-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Darden Students Tap Into Well-Connected Network of Alumni on the West Coast

As about 25 University of Virginia Darden School of Business students sat in Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, listening to a panel of seven alumni working at the global technology giant, an interesting topic arose: “What does a...
7-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UVA Darden Climbs Into Top 5 in Bloomberg Businessweek Ranking

The full-time MBA program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business is ranked No. 5 in the United States in the new 2019 Best Business Schools ranking from Bloomberg Businessweek
5-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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10 Recommendations for the Resilient Family Business

Family businesses are unique and complex; they have aspects and layers to them that are unlike any other organizations. Professor June West and Alana Wall provide 10 recommendations for the resilient family business.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Available to Discuss WeWork CEO Transition Ahead of Planned IPO

25-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors...
22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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The Smithfield Acquisition: ShuangHui Buys the Whole Hog

Famous for producing pork products, Smithfield Foods had a history of aggressive growth. But when that growth stalled for a matter of years, it was time to consider acquisition by ShuangHui International. This case in point discusses the pros and...
13-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so...
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Trump's Anti-Climate Stance Will Obstruct Green Innovation

7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Comments on Economic Losses with Trump Environmental Policies

31-Mar-2017 10:55 AM EDT

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U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth

Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate leaders. For these CFOs, the stakeholder groups include shareholders, customers, creditors, employees,...
8-Aug-2014 12:10 PM EDT

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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