Charlottesville–Right Now: Professor J.E. Lendon joins Coy Barefoot

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Dec 152010
 

12.15.10 Professor of History at the University of Virginia J.E. Lendon joins Coy to discuss his new book Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins. The new release details the decade of clashes between Athens and Sparta known as the Peloponnesian Wars.  Lendon explains the title of the book, then touches on the process of studying the battle tales of Thucydides before plunging into recreating the bloodshed that was Ancient Greece in the 5th century B.C.

BusinessCast 156 with Ming-Jer Chen

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Dec 132010
 

Ming-Jer Chen

Ming-Jer Chen

Darden Professor Ming-Jer Chen, an expert in East-West strategies, stops by the studio this week to talk about managing business relationships between the U.S. and China. In the Darden headlines: “SSE students visit Darden for GBE,” and “New Products and Services Design Fair.”

BusinessCast 155 with Lynn Isabella

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Dec 062010
 

Lynn Isabella

Lynn Isabella

This week Abena sits down with Darden Professor Lynn Isabella to discuss Global Leadership. In this week’s news: “GEMBA Moving Forward,” “Dancing with the Darden Stars,” and “Darden Partners Share Good Cheer.”

Charlottesville–Right Now: Professor of Molecular Genetics Dr. Anindya Dutta joins Coy Barefoot

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Nov 302010
 

11.30.10 Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Virginia Dr. Anindya Dutta joins Coy Barefoot to discuss recent research into Epigenetics. Professor Dutta discusses the startling and fascinating very new discoveries being made in genetics research. The University of Virginia was recently ranked within the top five genetics research institutions in the world.

Charlottesville–Right Now: English Professor Stephen Railton joins Coy Barefoot

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Nov 302010
 

11.30.10 Professor of English at the University of Virginia Stephen Railton joins Coy to discuss Mark Twain. A nationally recognized expert on America’s first true celebrity, Railton provides insight into his early life, his writings, his ability to characterize American life, and exactly why the country was so fascinated by this figure. Today’s conversation honors the 175th anniversary of Twain’s birth, as well as the centennial of his passing.

Nov 222010
 

Lili Powell

Lili Powell

This week we are joined by Darden Professor Lili Powell, who discusses the World Peace Game. This simulation was the subject of a recent award-winning film, “World Peace… and other 4th-grade achievements.” In this week’s headlines: “Bloomberg BusinessWeek Ranks Darden at Number 11,” Winners of the Concept Competition,” and “The Mergers & Acquisitions Competition.”

BusinessCast 153 with Lyons Brown

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Nov 152010
 

Lyons Brown

Lyons Brown

We are joined this week by Darden Alumus (MBA ’87) and Trustee Lyons Brown, Founder and CEO of Altamar Brands. Lyons is at Darden for the 2010 E-Conference where he speaks on “The Life Cycle of a Startup.” In the news this week: “The E-Conference at Darden,” “Recapping the Car of the Future Symposium,” and “The Net Impact National Conference.”

BusinessCast 152 with Peter Debaere

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Nov 102010
 

Peter Debaere

Peter Debaere

Darden Professor Peter Debaere, one of the organizers of the “Car of the Future, Future of the Car” symposium being held at the University of Virginia this weekend, speaks with us about this special event. In the headlines: “Darden Professor ponders What If?”, “Darden Concept Competition,” and “Views from the VIC.”

Nov 012010
 

Filmmaker Kevin Edds discussed his film Wahoowa: The History of Virginia Cavalier Football which premiers Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Newcomb Hall as part of the Virginia Film Festival.

BusinessCast 150 with Maureen Wellen and Julie Daum

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Oct 252010
 

The Darden BusinessCast celebrates its 150th episode with a conversation about Darden’s new website and social media outlets. For that conversation, we are joined by Darden’s Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives Maureen Wellen, and Julie Daum, Senior Director of Communications at Darden. In the news: “Welcome New Trustees,” “Lessons from the Start-up Nation,” and “Real Men Wear Purple.”

Businesscast 149 with Jon Megibow

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Oct 202010
 

Jon Megibow

Jon Megibow

Darden was visited this week by Executive MBA students from Argentina. We hear from two of those students, as well as from Jon Megibow, Director of Operations for the Darden Center for Global Initiatives. In the headlines: “The Dean to Visit Aspen Institute,” “First-Year Networking Nights,” and “Darden for the Cure.”

Charlottesville Right Now–Bruce Williams

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Oct 202010
 

Bruce Williams, Professor at the University of Virginia’s Media Studies Department discussed news and media.