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global, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event, Student Perspective

Darden Does Diwali: Celebrating the Festival of Lights

Blog post and pictures by Class of 2020 students Ameya Bhattacharya and Tulika VardhanThe word Diwali literally means “row of lights”. In Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism, this festival marks the homecoming of prince Ram after defeating Ravana in the mythical legend ‘Ramayana’ and celebrates good over evil, light over…

By Lauren Wallace-
global, global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

MBA Students from Peru Explore Local Entrepreneurship and Innovation through International Partner Program in Charlottesville

The Darden Center for Global Initiatives hosted one of their largest international partner programs last week with part-time MBA students from PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru. Sixty-four students and staff from PAD visited Darden on 7-11 October for a program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, global, Global Topics Course, Latin America

Darden Students Learn Leadership Lessons in 2019 Patagonia Global Topics Course

By Lou MalmgrenIn March, 24 second year Darden students travelled to Patagonia for a Global Topics Course in experiential leadership in collaboration with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). The course took students on an 8-day expedition through the rugged mountains of Patagonia, backpacking across scenic vistas, up…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Around the Globe: Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) Expands on Four Global Academic Opportunities in Europe, China and India

Recent alumna Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) shared reflections from four Darden global academic opportunities she participated in before graduating with the Class of 2019 this past weekend. In her own words: Could you share a bit about your life before Darden, and why you decided to pursue a business degree…

By Lauren Wallace-
global

Around the World with Darden Art

Yesterday, the Center for Global Initiatives unveiled the 30 winning photographs from the 2019 DART Project.The Darden Art Project (DART) is an initiative that highlights the Darden community’s global experiences in which Darden students, alumni, faculty and staff may submit photographs of places and people from all over…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, global, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, Middle East, Student Perspective

Right nor Wrong? Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) Addresses Cultural Frameworks in Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and studied Applied Math – Biology at Brown University. After graduating from Brown, Aamir worked for New Generation Power, a clean energy company that built, owned, and operated solar, hydro, wind and biomass projects around the world. Aamir worked his way…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network, Latin America

“Take A View”: Alumnus Manuel Irrarazaval (MBA ’00) Shifts Perspectives from Energy Sector to Investment Banking in Latin America

By Kristen FisherWhile most trajectories in life are not straight lines, Manuel Irarrazaval (MBA ’00) has jumped across several different paths — from switching continents to shifting from the energy world to investment banking. But he views his experiences as assets that have allowed him to speak cross-culturally and…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, global, global network, International Partner Program, North America

Business Students from Switzerland Study Innovation, Marketing and Leadership During International Partner Program at Darden

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives welcomed students and faculty from the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ) to Darden grounds 10-15 March for an international partner program focused on international management. The program included courses on business ethics, marketing strategy, innovation and leadership from…

By Lauren Wallace-
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