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Thought Leadership

Institutions of higher education are filled with smart people – students, staff and faculty alike. I’m going to focus on just one of those groups today, faculty. Our faculty are teaching the next generation of leaders and researching in hopes of solving real-world problems. This research tends to get…

By Wendy Huber-
Activism, Democracy, Diversity, Intersectionality, leveraging difference, Social Justice

University of Virginia Hosts Anita Hill as Keynote Speaker for 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

 The University had the pleasure to host Professor Anita Hill as the keynote speaker for this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at The Paramount Theater. Professor Hill became a national figure in 1991 when she testified against Clarence Thomas, who was nominated to succeed retiring…

By Taylor Barry-
Diversity, leveraging difference

Compensatory Skills

I was recently dining with a colleague and noticed that he is left handed.  We had a discussion about this characteristic and how challenging it was for him growing up left-handed.  Then, he explained to me, there were no left-handed scissors or left-handed spiral notebooks for example…

By Darden Admissions-
Diversity, leveraging difference

Why Civility Sucks

By now, it’s difficult to escape the trio of bad kids who have made their marks on U.S. social discourse over the past couple of weeks—U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, tennis star, Serena Williams, and musician and entertainer, Kanye West.  In case you’ve missed any of…

By Darden Admissions-