Executive Students Complete South Africa Residency

This year Darden introduced a new Global Residency location to its fast growing Executive MBA Program. Students traveled to South Africa to explore leadership, business operations, and global economics over the course of a week. 

40 Million Liters of Dirty Water Now Safe to Drink, Thanks to UVA Enterprise

University at Large

Nearly two years ago, the University of Virginia founded a public benefit company to provide an affordable way for families in infrastructure-challenged countries to purify drinking water. Today that company, MadiDrop PBC has shipped more than 20,000 ceramic purification tablets to humanitarian organizations in several countries, primarily in Africa and Latin America.

Michael Sargent Left Darden to Redeploy In Afghanistan, and Returned a Hero

Darden School

A few months into his second deployment in Afghanistan in 2015 – which interrupted his studies at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Sargent found himself trapped by Taliban insurgents in a dark, muddy compound in the country’s tumultuous Helmand province.

Floods and Droughts Inspire UVA's Husband-and-Wife Engineers

School of Engineering

Mohamed Morsy and Bakinam Tarik Essawy, husband-and-wife hydrologists, defended their Ph.D. dissertations on the same day recently at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. They work in the relatively new field of hydroinformatics, a merging of hydrology and computer science in which vast fields of data are analyzed to create workable models.