Mark McLaughlin is making American single malt whiskey in Baltimore. His fellow Darden alumnus, Charlie O’Connell, is making clear, unaged brandy in California. more >
Can business save the world? These Darden School of Business professors certainly think it can help address some of our biggest social ills. See how they are tackling sustainability, economic inequality, tech ethics and discrimination. more >
The discussion between Brit Hume, Ana Navarro, Symone Sanders and Marc Short was lively and even heated at points, but ultimately proved an important point about connecting Americans with sharply different opinions. more >
Video review lowers fans’ perceptions of referee competence, according to Lalin Anik’s study of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The study raises questions for other sports as well as for those, from police to doctors, using technology to aid decisions. more >
This new interactive map combines qualitative predictions from Larry Sabato and UVA’s Center for Politics with population data, surveys and social media insights from global market research company Ipsos. more >
Would you eat cricket protein bars? Alumna Lyon McCandless is betting the tiny chirpers – nicknamed “the gateway bug” – become the next big health food, and she’s building a business around them in UVA’s iLab. more >
David Hyman started at Netflix in 2002 as the only lawyer at the company, which now employs more than 300 legal experts. He talks about his work, his favorite Netflix original series and what it’s like to be general counsel for a Fortune 500 company. more >
Among Taylor Sheppard’s future goals: Finishing her tour of duty as a nuclear engineer and submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, swimming the English Channel (a cold, arduous, 21-mile undertaking), and transforming the energy industry. more >