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The “Back on the Career Track” National Speaking Tour

Are you thinking of returning to the workforce after taking a career break for childcare, eldercare, or other reasons? Don’t miss a special career reentry event sponsored by: iRelaunch, Georgetown University Alumni Association Career Services, Women of Georgetown and University of Virginia Alumni Association Career Services Join alumni of Georgetown University and University of Virginia…

BIG DATA: LITTLE ETHICS? CONFERENCE

featuring Darden Professors Raj Venkatesan, Ed Freeman and Bobby Parmar Join the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich In Zurich Switzerland on June 4th Enter the promotion code “hwzdarden” to take advantage of the alumni rate of 240 CHF (approximately 250 USD). To translate…

We Come from Old Virginia: Faculty members look back on their years at UVa

Big changes lie ahead for the University of Virginia: over the next decade, U.Va. will replace half its professors as a generation retires. Here, eight faculty members who’ve taught at the University for a decade or longer share their observations about academic and cultural changes over the years. What advice do they have for new…

How To Write a Book, Crowd Source and Ask Questions that will Change Your Life

Alum Ruika Lin shares words of wisdom about her experience at UVa, the work world and her global approach to life. She describes how she changed jobs to begin her journey at one of the top crowd sourcing start ups–indiegogo. Along the way, she asks questions about what education should be, and about the life…