Experience Darden
Experience Darden #93: Professor Bidhan (”Bobby”) Parmar

Experience Darden #93: Professor Bidhan (”Bobby”) Parmar

January 29, 2021

In the special episode of the podcast, we catch up with Bobby Parmar. Bobby is an Associate Professor of Business Administration and the Shannon Smith Emerging Scholar in Business here at the Darden School, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk about the movie he recently produced, Fishing with Dynamite, why he thinks stakeholder theory is gaining traction with more and more business leaders and how he feels Darden’s ethical approach prepares students for the long run.

 

Experience Darden #92: Lauren Wallace, Assistant Director of Student Affairs and Global Engagement Manager

Experience Darden #92: Lauren Wallace, Assistant Director of Student Affairs and Global Engagement Manager

January 22, 2021

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Lauren Wallace. Lauren is an Assistant Director of Student Affairs and Global Engagement Manager at the Darden School of Business, and she has also been the key point of contact for the section of full-time MBA students who just matriculated in January, Section J. This section was created as a one-time offering to give students enrollment flexibility in response to the global pandemic, and we recently connected with Lauren via Zoom to talk more about the work she and others at the School did to support these students.

Experience Darden #91: Alex May, MBA Class of 2021 and VP for Darden Cup

Experience Darden #91: Alex May, MBA Class of 2021 and VP for Darden Cup

January 15, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Alex May. Alex is a second year student in our Full-Time MBA Class of 2021, and he is also VP for Darden Cup, Darden’s annual section-wide competition featuring extracurricular, athletic and artistic events. We recently connected with Alex via Zoom to talk with him about his MBA journey and how Darden Cup has adapted and adjusted in response to COVID-19 and the University’s health and safety guidelines.

Experience Darden #90: Debbie Wilson, Staff Psychologist at the UVA Darden School of Business

Experience Darden #90: Debbie Wilson, Staff Psychologist at the UVA Darden School of Business

January 11, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Debbie Wilson. Debbie is the Staff Psychologist at the Darden School of Business, and we recently connected with her to talk about students’ adjustment to life at Darden. During this wide-ranging conversation, Debbie shares a host of insights and tips for incoming students, including self-care strategies, how to prepare for the start of school and much more.

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