Topic: Business

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

Student entrepreneurship takes many forms at UVA

UVA offers students many opportunities for entrepreneurship, from a new interdisciplinary minor to HackCville and the i.Lab.

Summer 2016

Bringing the Team Together

Bringing the Team Together

Three key understandings can help any group work better

Kristin J. Behfar offers three helpful tips for how teams can communicate more effectively and function more smoothly.

Fall 2015

Weird Is Wonderful

Weird Is Wonderful

How workplaces can benefit from eccentric employees

Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

Spring 2015

Smart Money

Smart Money

UVA professor’s research suggests a new way of teaching financial education

Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

Winter 2014

The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

Experts predict robots could replace close to two-thirds of American jobs in the next 25 years. Darden professor Edward Hess tells us how to outsmart them.

Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.

October 21, 2014

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Darden Ideas to Action

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Summer 2014

Darden Dean to Step Down

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014

The Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

The Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

An actor and public speaking expert shares a handful of the more common offenses

Actor and public speaking expert Rob Biesenbach (Col '85) shares a handful of the more common offenses.

November 19, 2013

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

A Summer Session sampler

From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.

July 16, 2013

What’s the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

UVA research that could change the world

From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some UVA research that could change the world.

Summer 2013

The Ice Cream Lady

The Ice Cream Lady

A physical education teacher sells sweets on the side

Everyone knows that certain jingle you sometimes hear out in the front yard during the summer, the unmistakable sound of an ice cream truck rolling by. Soon, there&rsquo...

April 19, 2013

Top 5 UVA Bookstore Purchases

Top 5 UVA Bookstore Purchases

According to Wayne Terwilliger, assistant director of the UVA Bookstore, students and alumni can’t get enough of the following:

Anything with a  “V-sabre”...

April 12, 2013

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Highlights

’Hoo You Gonna Call

’Hoo You Gonna Call

Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

#DreamJob

#DreamJob

When alumnus Brian Leung started tweeting about UVA baseball one night, he never could have guessed that it would lead him to his dream job.

Pulp Fact

Pulp Fact

UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.