January

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January 2014


Are your overseas business negotiations getting lost in translation?

In Inc. magazine, Professor Kristin Behfar and her colleagues offer three practical solutions based on common Eastern and Western idiosyncrasies to enhance your cross-cultural negotiating prowess.
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Will virtual currency Bitcoin survive?
For capitalism, hope springs eternal.
Lead teams for growth and change.

Peter Rodriguez, senior associate dean for degree programs, weighs in on Bitcoin's future and its status as a deflationary currency in Wired. READ MORE>>

In his blog post for The Guardian, Professor Ed Freeman reveals why he believes "capitalism has a bright future full of innovation and hope." LEARN MORE>>

Join Executive Education for a program led by Professor Lynn Isabella and rowing Olympian and former World Champion Daniel Lyons. 
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Darden Annual Fund:
It's Your Darden.
The Darden Report: Fall/Winter 2013
Pillars: The Power of Philanthropy Winter 2013 

Help us reach our fiscal year 2014 goals: $5 million and 50 percent alumni participation. As of 29 December, we reached $1.7 million and 13 percent alumni participation.
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Darden alumni make a positive impact around the world. Read about some of their successes and thought leadership insights from faculty members.
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The current issue of Pillars: The Power of Philanthropy at the Darden School of Business, which includes the FY 2013 donor report, is now available on the iTunes newsstand. READ MORE>>

Upcoming Events



14
January
Richmond 2014 Economic Forecast With Professor Alan Beckenstein


16
January
Charlottesville 2014 Economic Forecast With Professor Alan Beckenstein


17
January
Darden Wine & Cuisine Club Conference


19
January
New Jersey Women's Networking and Peer Coaching Event


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
Should you be "cautiously optimistic" in 2014?
Nominate the next Charles C. Abbott Award winner.
Your artwork displayed in Darden hallways?

Based on labor market speculations and job trends, the Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services considers the outlook for alumni job transitions in 2014 with cautious optimism. 
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Do you know an outstanding Darden MBA or Executive Program graduate? Nominate him or her for the coveted Abbott Award: E-mail names to Michael Woodfolk by 28 February 2014. 
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Make it happen: Submit your photographs from around the world to the 2014 DART competition. If selected, your international artwork will be prominently displayed around Darden.
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