Category Archives: Darden Community

2014 Leadership Speaker Series

Each year, Darden invites high-level executives and C-suite business leaders hailing from industries such as healthcare, food and beverage, and luxury goods to discuss their approaches to leading in organizations.  Past speakers have included executives from Google, Whole Foods, MasterCard, Electronic … Continue reading

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The Darden MBA Class of 2016 Profile

Darden is excited to welcome 417 students to the MBA, MBA for Executives (EMBA) and Global MBA for Executives (GEMBA) Class of 2016.
The full-time MBA class — which is 32 percent women and has more Hispanic students than any previous class — includes … Continue reading

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Darden Ranked Among Best Business Schools for Hispanics

Darden ranks No. 7 among the 2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics, according to HispanicBusiness.com. Rankings criteria includes Hispanic postgraduate enrollment, number of Hispanic faculty members and programs that attract and retain Hispanic students.
The Darden School is an official university … Continue reading

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Darden Students Tackle Education Challenges in Summer Internships

This summer, Darden students Rafe Steinhauer, Kat O’Neill and Gaines Johnson are interning at mission-driven organizations focused on Education. The three students are enrolled in the MBA/Master of Education dual-degree program “Innovation in Education Reform.”
This summer they are doing education internships at:

Building Excellent Schools, … Continue reading

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Attend a Women’s MBA Event in a City Near You

The Darden School of Business is partnering with several top business schools to host admissions events in several cities. Learn about the benefits of an MBA from a diverse panel of recent alumnae. Following the panel, you will be able … Continue reading

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The Darden Experience: A Reflection

Over 300 Darden students walked across the historical University of Virginia Lawn to receive their MBA diploma this past May. Recent graduate and student blogger Jon Meredith (MBA ’14) reflects upon his past two years at Darden in his post, … Continue reading

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Advice for MBA Applicants  

Prior to attending Darden, Mariel Furlong (MBA ’13) worked as a journalist at a national publication. She leveraged Darden’s tight-knit network to transition into a career as a strategy consultant at Accenture, where she is currently employed.
As a student, Mariel … Continue reading

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A Partner’s Perspective on Life at Darden

Charlottesville is a popular tourist destination throughout the summer and fall. Combining the best of city life with the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville offers an extensive array of restaurants that have been featured in national publications … Continue reading

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Meet Darden Students, Alumni and Faculty in Israel

Darden School of Business Gathering
Tuesday, 20 May, 6:00 p.m.
Hotel Diaghilev
56 Mazeh Street
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Please join Darden faculty, students and Israeli alumni on Tuesday, 20 May at 6:00 p.m. for a great opportunity to network with members of the University of Virginia Darden … Continue reading

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Giving Back to the Community: Consulting with Local Entrepreneurs

First and Second Year Darden students have many opportunities to engage with the Charlottesville community: participating in the Building Goodness in April project, collaborating with a local business in the i.Lab Incubator, consulting with area entrepreneurs through student clubs or … Continue reading

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