Dean Beardsley’s Statement on the Events in Charlottesville on August 12

Dear Darden Faculty, Staff and Students:The terrible events of the past 24 hours in Charlottesville have shaken us all, and are shocking in this place that we know, love…

Global Business and Culture Club Holds First ‘Global Week’

Darden’s Global Business and Culture Club (GBCC) hosted its first Global Week to celebrate the school’s cultural and ethnic diversity through a series of events. The week was…

How to Fight Racism and Intolerance–A UVA Example

Today,  Members of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, based in North Carolina, plan to hold a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, 8 July. The stated purpose…

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…

Activism, Democracy, Diversity, Intersectionality, leveraging difference, Social Justice, women

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

Undergraduate School Hosts Diversity Town Hall

This past Friday, undergraduate students across the University came together to host a Diversity Town Hall organized by a fourth-year student, Atia. Students and administrators alike participated in various workshops held throughout the day in which they discussed important topics surrounding diversity at UVa. Topics included Course Curriculum, Addressing…

By Taylor Barry-
Diversity, General

Statements from the Darden School, the Darden Student Association and Darden’s Black Business Student Forum

Today, the Darden School, the Darden Student Association and Darden’s Black Business Student Forum released the following statements: Statement from the University of Virginia Darden School of BusinessThe personal comments made by University of Virginia adjunct lecturer Doug Muir on his personal social media accounts do not in…

By Melissa Thomas-Hunt-
General

It’s Time to Talk: Engaging Across Difference

It’s 2016 and we are connected across the globe, and in our own backyard, in ways that many of us could not have imagined, even just 15 years ago. We now have a window into the lives of others who may have experiences and perspectives that diverge significantly from…

By Melissa Thomas-Hunt-
Diversity

Why Diversity and Inclusion are Important to Me

This post was originally written by Nathan Guo, First Year student and international and diversity student advisory group representative. You can read more about his experience at Darden in his student blog.”This year, I was honored to be elected as Section D’s international and diversity student advisory group…

By Darden Admissions-
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