A former assistant to President Obama is teaching a new policy simulation course in a fictional White House at UVA’s School of Law. more >
Poets & Quants said Fairchild “exemplified the teaching ethos at Darden, known as the business school with the world’s best teaching faculty.” more >
Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at UVA’s Miller Center, recommends five books for history buffs on both sides of the aisle. more >
Seven students have completed the first semester of a new dual-degree program with the Darden School of Business and the Data Science Institute. Hear about their experiences so far. more >
Alumnus Neal Hoffman created his “Mensch on a Bench” toys after his Jewish children were interested in the “Elf on a Shelf” toys. Five years later, business is booming – and Hoffman is loving every minute of it. more >
Gov. Terry McAuliffe created the council in October to ensure that no area or demographic group is left behind in the commonwealth’s pursuit of a healthier environment. UVA representatives will lead its first meeting Monday. more >
Kerem Cosar, a professor of economics specializing in international trade, discusses the economic implications of the contested trade deal and tense negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. more >
While looking into a 52 percent promotion gap between women and men, a UVA economist found that promoting women to higher ranks had “spillover” benefits for many more women. more >