BreadWorks, a nonprofit Charlottesville bakery and deli that provides employment and job training for people with disabilities, needed a boost. They turned to Darden School of Business students for help.
Charlottesville attorney Simon Davidson is using his local restaurant site, The Charlottesville 29, to raise funds for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, auctioning off experiences from multi-course meals to a Bodo’s lunch with Tony Bennett.
The plant, outlawed during Prohibition, is making a comeback in Southwest Virginia, where farmers are working with faculty members from the University of Virginia and UVA-Wise to make the crop an economic stabilizer.
Larry Terry, executive director of UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, is part of a new six-member team, appointed by Gov. Ralph Northam, whose mission is to identify the best practices and strategies for criminal justice reform.
Thanks to the CFA Institute’s Young Women in Investment initiative conceptualized by a Darden alum, women from across India are getting the training they need to enter what is still a heavily male-dominated industry.