Topic: Darden School of Business

No More Backpacks

No More Backpacks

Darden School to test Kindle’s potential

Students at the Darden School of Business may be getting a glimpse of the future of education this year. Online retailer Amazon selected Darden as one of seven schools...

Fall 2009

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

UVA Today Blog http://uvatoday.org/blog A lively look at what’s going on around the University, drawn from UVA news sources and the mainstream...

Winter 2008

The Power of Rice

The Power of Rice

Darden students develop energy source

In villages throughout India, huge piles of rice husks—a byproduct of rice milling—sit slowly rotting. Proving the old adage that one man’s trash is another’s treasure, two Darden students have started a business that uses these discarded but plentiful rice husks as fuel for two generators that are providing power to about 10,000 rural Indians.

Fall 2008

Q&A

Q&A

Ronald T. Wilcox

Darden professor and former economist for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Ronald T. Wilcox examines the causes and consequences of America’s aversion to saving

Fall 2008

Study investigates perception of female CEOs

Study investigates perception of female CEOs

The gender dynamic at the top

When a company announces a new female CEO, the news can be perceived as bad. Darden School of Business professor Erika James and co-researcher Peggy Lee at Arizona State...

Winter 2007

News Briefs

News Briefs

Holding Steady

UVA remains the No. 2 public university in the 2008 edition of the U.S. News & World Report rankings and is tied for No. 23 among all 262 institutions in...

Winter 2007

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Highlights

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Getting a Read on Ryan

Getting a Read on Ryan

UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.