December 2013

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December 2013


When "Extremes Are Normal," Where Should You Invest?

International industry experts at the sold-out University of Virginia Investing Conference discussed the best strategies for delivering positive returns while tempering risk.
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EMBA earns A+ in teaching and support.
How collective wisdom shapes business.
Learn to lead with an Olympian.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Darden MBA for Executives (EMBA) format of its MBA No. 11 in the United States and No. 12 in the world in the program's debut ranking. Find out why one alumna chose the EMBA format of Darden's MBA. READ MORE>>

Is it better to rely on the best expert or the average of many experts' forecasts? Learn why Professors Grushka-Cockayne and Lichtendahl say the average forecast is often more accurate in their The Washington Post 'Case in Point' article.
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Cultivate and lead a collaborative culture: Enroll in Professor Lynn Isabella and U.S. rowing Olympian Daniel Lyons' Executive Education program, Leading Teams for Growth and Change, 17-21 February 2014 in Tampa, Florida. 
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Darden Annual Fund:
It's Your Darden.
Now Accepting Darden Art (DART) Submissions
The 12 Days of Career Management 

We want to hear from you! Share your story through images and ideas at #urdarden or via e-mail between now and 30 June, and make a tax-deductible gift before 31 December.
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Share your global experiences with the Darden community: Submit your photographs to the 2014 DART competition. Selected photographs will be displayed in the Darden hallways. 
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Begin 2014 with new career goals: Learn how the Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services can help you with personalized career counseling and job market resources.
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Upcoming Events


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December
Baltimore Job Trek Networking Social


8
December
Sao Paolo Alumni/Admissions Reception


12
December
Charlotte Holiday Dinner


17
December
New York City Week on Wall Street Alumni/Admissions Reception


18
December
Denver Job Trek Alumni Reception


18
December
Atlanta Job Trek Networking Social


18
December
Boston Job Trek Networking Social


18
December
Twin Cities Job Trek Networking Social


19
December
Seattle Job Trek Networking Social


19
December
Chicago Job Trek Networking Social


19
December
Washington, D.C., Job Trek Networking Social


25-27
April

Darden Reunion 2014
We're excited to welcome back classes ending in 4s and 9s and the Class of 2013. Book your room today>>

9-10 May 2014

Includes the Shanghai Investing Summit 
9 May 2014
Why One Alumna Made a Planned Gift to Darden
Support the Batten Venture Internship Program (BVIP)
Call for Charles C. Abbott Award Nominations!

Palmer Garson (MBA '83) shares why she invested in Darden's future by making a planned gift. Learn why planned giving is a sustainable and easy way to give back. 
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BVIP subsidizes summer internships for students interested in entrepreneurship. If you are interested in employing a BVIP intern this summer, contact Amanda Panarese.
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Nominate an outstanding Darden MBA or Executive Program graduate for the coveted Abbott Award: Submit names to Michael Woodfolk by 28 February 2014.
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