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Professor Marc Lipson: Telling the Stories Behind Human Decisions

Darden Professor Marc Lipson is an expert in equity market trading and institutional investing and is the Robert F. Vandell Professor of Business Administration. With a math professor father (with whom Lipson co-wrote math textbooks) and a mother who owned a business renovating and building houses, Lipson’s interest in finance might be expected. But he says it started with that early fascination with people and how they make things. Read More

What’s Really Behind Microsoft’s Strategy for ‘Call of Duty’ and Game Pass

Microsoft will offer an option to access the next edition of “Call of Duty” this fall through the Xbox Game Pass subscription streaming service – rather than exclusively selling the game on discs. What does Microsoft’s move say about the video game and entertainment industry? The Darden Report checked in with Professor Anthony Palomba for some ideas. Read More

UVA Darden Dedicates Tahija Arboretum: A Green Oasis Honoring Legacy and Learning

On a picturesque morning on 10 June, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business celebrated the formal dedication of The Tahija Arboretum, a space that intertwines nature with education. Part of the larger Tahija Arboretum & LaCross Botanical Gardens, it stands as a testament to the generosity and vision of George S. Tahija (MBA '86) and his wife, Laurel Tahija. Read More

4 Retiring Faculty Legends Leave Incredible Legacies

Professors Mark Haskins, Lynn Isabella, Jeanne Liedtka and Barbara Millar have left enormous marks on the Darden School, developing new curricula, building consequential programs and, of course, educating thousands of students. Read More

Find Your Face in the Darden 2024 Graduation Photo Albums

Take a few minutes to flip through our photo albums from Darden's 2024 graduation celebrations - maybe you'll find your own smiling face! Read More

Darden Makes Long-Term Investment In New Private Equity Initiative

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced today the launch of the pan-University Private Equity Initiative, offering a variety of classes, student club activities, workshops, competitions, opportunities to engage with industry leaders, and hands-on learning opportunities in private equity. Read More