UVA Darden Podcasts
Experience Darden, Episode 37: An Interview with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick of Darden’s Student Affairs Team

Experience Darden, Episode 37: An Interview with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick of Darden’s Student Affairs Team

November 16, 2019

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick. Sarah and Ed are members of Darden’s Student Affairs team, and we recently sat down to talk with them about what they enjoy about working with Darden students, the resources the Office of Student Affairs provides, how Learning Teams are assembled as well as their advice for incoming Darden students.

Experience Darden, Episode 36: An Interview with Max Linden, Class of 2020 & President of the Darden Student Association

Experience Darden, Episode 36: An Interview with Max Linden, Class of 2020 & President of the Darden Student Association

November 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with second year student, Max Linden. Max is President of the Darden Student Association (DSA), and we recently sat down to talk with him about his background, what led him to Darden, what the DSA has in store for the year ahead and his advice for prospective students. Pro Tip: For additional DSA-related listening, be sure to check out our previous interview with last year’s DSA President, Tom Gonzalez.

Experience Darden, Episode 35: An Interview with GWIB Leaders Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw

Experience Darden, Episode 35: An Interview with GWIB Leaders Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw

November 8, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Second Year students, Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw. Laura and Lauren are both leaders of Darden’s Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) student organization, and we recently sat down to talk with them about what led them to Darden, what GWIB has planned for the coming year and how their career and curricular interests have involved during their time in business school.

Experience Darden, Episode 34: An Interview with Christie Julien, Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Experience Darden, Episode 34: An Interview with Christie Julien, Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

November 1, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Christie Julien. Christie is Darden’s Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and she is also the newest member of Darden’s Enterprise leadership team. We sat down with Christie as she approached her one month anniversary in her role to talk about what attracted her to Darden, why she’s passionate about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and her goals and plans for the months ahead.

 

Experience Darden, Episode 33: An Interview with Darden Healthcare Club Leaders Casey Skittle and Rachel Leitner

Experience Darden, Episode 33: An Interview with Darden Healthcare Club Leaders Casey Skittle and Rachel Leitner

October 25, 2019

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Second Year students, Cassandra “Casey” Skittle and Rachel Leitner. Casey and Rachel are both leaders in our Healthcare Club, and we recently sat down to talk with them about their interest in healthcare, what drew them to Darden, what they’ve enjoyed about the experience so far as well as their advice for students who are considering a career in the healthcare industry. Pro Tip: Casey is a MD/MBA student, and this podcast is highly recommended for anyone considering this dual degree.

Experience Darden, Episode 32: An Interview with Mike Lenox, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

Experience Darden, Episode 32: An Interview with Mike Lenox, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

October 18, 2019

In this episode of the Experience Darden podcast, we catch up with Mike Lenox. Mike is the Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration as well as Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer for the Darden School of Business. We recently sat down with Mike to talk about what led him to Darden, why he’s passionate about sustainability and green innovation, what he feels distinguishes and defines the Darden MBA experience as well as his advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 31: Pride at Darden

Experience Darden, Episode 31: Pride at Darden

October 11, 2019

In honor of National Coming Out Day, we’re excited to share our recent conversation with two leaders of our Pride at Darden student organization, Lauren Habig and Dan Tempest. Lauren and Dan are both Second Year students in our Class of 2020, and we sat down with them to discuss their backgrounds, what led them to Darden, what Pride at Darden has in store for the coming year as well as their advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 30: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment

Experience Darden, Episode 30: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment

October 10, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Marc Paulo Guzman! Marc Paulo is Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment and a two-time guest on the podcast. We recently sat down with Marc Paulo to talk more about our recent Diversity Conference as well as the upcoming Consortium application deadline. Pro Tip: Be sure to also check out Marc Paulo’s earlier interview.

Experience Darden, Episode 29: An Interview with Temi Adekanbi, Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 29: An Interview with Temi Adekanbi, Class of 2020

October 3, 2019

This week on the podcast, we catch up with Temitope “Temi” Adekanbi. Temi is a Second Year student in our Class of 2020 and President of Darden’s Black Business Student Association (BBSA). We recently sat down to talk about her summer internship in Seattle, her plans for her second year and what programming BBSA has in store in the year ahead.

Experience Darden, Episode 28: Tips and Interview Insights for Darden Applicants

Experience Darden, Episode 28: Tips and Interview Insights for Darden Applicants

September 23, 2019

Just in time for our Round 1 deadline, we welcome Dawna Clarke and Cheryl Jones to the podcast! In this wide-ranging conversation, Dawna and Cheryl share application tips and interview insights, what they love about Charlottesville as well as recommendations for making the most of an Admissions Networking Reception. This episode is essential listening for all Darden applicants.