Category Archives: Cases & Courses

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Past P3 Impact Award Winner, Microsoft, to Bring Internet Access to Two Million Rural Americans

By Laura Hennessey Martens
Recently, Microsoft announced plans to reach the 23.4 million rural Americans who currently to do not have access to the Internet, committing to provide broadband connectivity to two million under-served Americans over the next five years.
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Teaching Business Ethics Through the Lens of the Holocaust

Professor Mary Gentile Co-Leads Business School Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.”
~ Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate & Holocaust Survivor

 
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Professor Mary Gentile Named a Top Mind of 2017

By Dave Hendrick
Darden Professor Mary Gentile has added a new accolade to her list of awards and plaudits.

Gentile, author of the influential Giving Voice to Values curriculum, has been named one of Compliance Week‘s “Top Minds 2017,” a list that highlights … Continue reading

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Professor Bobby Parmar and Darden MBA Students Help Henley Middle School Students Discover Both the Challenges, and the Sweet Rewards, of Business

By Jenny Mead
Approximately 40 Darden School second year MBA students went back to middle school recently. Sixth grade, to be exact.
In a scenario of MBA student-turned instructor, the business students used the Darden case study method Tuesday to address the … Continue reading

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Nelson County Middle School Students Visit UVA Darden School to Learn About Business in Society

By Tori Yang
The median age of the students at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business dropped precipitously on a recent March morning, as a group of seventh and eighth graders from nearby Nelson County Middle School stopped in … Continue reading

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Institute for Business in Society Introduces Mary Gentile, Creator and Director of Giving Voice to Values

The Institute for Business in Society recently welcomed educator and consultant, Mary Gentile, and her Giving Voice to Values (GVV) curriculum to the Darden School. Below is an interview with Professor Gentile about GVV, its approach, and what makes it … Continue reading

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The Business of Global Water Management in an Era of Climate Change

By Allison Elias, Research Associate, Institute for Business in Society (IBiS) and Erika Herz, Associate Director of Sustainability Programs
On Friday, March 21st, organizations from across the University Grounds came together in the Rotunda’s elegant Dome Room to host the U.Va. … Continue reading

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Senator Warner visits Darden, meets with IBiS elective class

On January 21st, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) spent the afternoon at the Darden School of Business, meeting with administrators, faculty, and students as part of a trip to the region.  In particular, he met with IBiS Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank‘s students who … Continue reading

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Frank provides insight on national debt

 
The Generational Equity Tour is a nationwide series of public engagement events presented by The Can Kicks Back, a non-partisan and millennial-led campaign to defeat the national debt.  The Tour came to the University of Virginia on October 28th.  The screening of … Continue reading

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IBiS shares knowledge of stakeholder theory, sustainability practices in Copenhagen

The Scandinavian region has a strong history of sustainability.  As a whole, its businesses have a shared vision of balancing environmental, societal, and economic performances, as well as ensuring that operations positively impact surrounding communities.  Scandinavian companies are disproportionately well-represented … Continue reading

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