Young Latin American Leaders Learning From Local Businesses, Non-Profits

Nationwide, 250 young leaders, aged 21 to 30, were selected to participate in a new White House program, the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, which was created to support promising entrepreneurs and civil society advocates.

Darden Student To Help Shepherd Unaccompanied Minors Leaving Calais Camp

Darden School

Hooper, a former U.S. Army medic and medical operations officer, is now a second-year student in the Darden School of Business’ Global Executive MBA Program. While at Darden, he founded his startup, Respit Solutions, to create a better shelter system for refugees and victims of natural disaster.

Alumna, PWC Executive On Brexit's Fallout And How To Succeed In Today's Climate

McIntire School

1985 University of Virginia graduate Carol Sawdye returned to Grounds on Friday for the McIntire School of Commerce Fall Forum, “Europe at the Crossroads,” where she and other global business executives examined threats to the European Union and discussed how businesses can navigate present uncertainty. 

Some People Really Do Whistle While They Work – Here's Why

University at Large

Linguist Mark A. Sicoli, an assistant professor of anthropology who joined the University of Virginia’s faculty this year, studies a rare form of “whistled speech,” which is endangered in the few places around the world where it can still be found.