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As Graduation Nears, Shivangi Shivayogi (Class of 2019) Reflects on Favorite Darden Moments

Shivangi Shivayogi (Class of 2019) came to Darden with a career background in the health care industry, but will graduate this weekend with a new career lined up working as an investment banker with Barclays in New York City. Below, she reflects on what brought her to Darden, the experience…

By Brett Twitty-
Academics, Admissions, Application Tips, Career, Darden Community, Full-Time MBA

Future Accenture Consultant on How Darden Taught Her When to Stop Analyzing and Make a Decision

Michelle Gauthreaux (Class of 2019) came to Darden with a background in consulting at Citrix and will leave with a new consulting positioned lined up — this time with Accenture. Gauthreaux says Darden helped elevate her professional capabilities, making her a confident decision-maker comfortable with ambiguity. Read on to learn…

By Brett Twitty-
Academics, Career, Full-Time MBA, Student Profile or Feature

Sofia Scott (Class of 2019) Takes Darden Fund Management Experience to Wall Street

Sofia Scott (Class of 2019) came to Darden with a background in economics, mathematics and finance. Before Darden, Sofia spent four years working at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) as a senior associate in the business development group, overseeing the completion of investment portfolio proposals for institutional investors in the…

By Jay Hodgkins-
Academics, Darden Community

Catching Up with Darden Worldwide Courses!

Today, we spotlight the Global Voices of Darden blog’s coverage of recent Darden Worldwide Courses (DWC)! Did you know that, starting with our Class of 2020, every student in the full-time MBA program may take one Darden Worldwide Course and receive a scholarship covering all or most of…

By Brett Twitty-

Meet Darden Professor, Elena Loutskina!

Today on the blog, we catch up with Professor Elena Loutskina. Elena teaches in the Finance area, and her research focuses on the management of financial intermediaries. Check out Elena’s answers below, and be sure to also read our earlier interview with Professor Lalin Anik.  What is your background…

By Brett Twitty-