by Sydney Sfreddo The Career Development Center at Darden strives to identify new job opportunities for students and avenues to form valuable career connections with employers beyond on-Grounds recruiting. On 17 February, Darden partnered with other top MBA programs to host the fifth annual MBA Interview Forum in New York City. Darden had 20 students interview at the forum. The MBA Interview Forum draws in numerous employers to one central location for one day of [...]

The Center for Customer Insights (YCCI) inducted 15 students into its Discovery Project Alumni Fellows Program at a ceremony held on February 13, 2017.

Donna E. Shalala, the former President of the University of Miami; president of the Clinton Foundation; and the 18th U.S. secretary of health and human Services, accepted the Legend in Leadership Award for Higher Education of Yale SOM’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute at a ceremony to held at its 90th forum on February 28 at the Yale School of Management. 

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business announced today a gift of up to $25 million from alumnus Kevin Chou, founding CEO of mobile gaming firm Kabam, and his wife, Dr. Connie Chen. It is the largest personal gift to UC Berkeley by an alumnus under the age of 40. In recognition of the gift, the school will name its new state-of-the-art academic building Connie & Kevin Chou Hall. The building will open later this year. [...]

Matthew Stepka, a former vice president at Google whose work ranged from shepherding the company’s mapping business in Sub-Saharan Africa to launching a grant to fight Ebola, has joined Berkeley-Haas as an executive-in-residence. During his nine years at Google, most recently as VP of special projects, Stepka worked on worldwide social impact efforts to expand Internet access, develop clean energy, strengthen freedom of expression and democracy, reduce the company’s environmental footprint, and extend Google’s reach [...]

When I was researching Chicago Booth as an international applicant in 2014, I came across a list of current students from nearly 50 countries around the world. Coming from Morocco, there is no doubt in my mind that reaching out to the student volunteer from my country was one of the best decisions I made during the application process. It strengthened my understanding of the program, provided me with a resource to answer specific questions, [...]

The Vetted foundation, started by Michael Sarraille, MBA ’17, is transforming proven military leaders into tomorrow’s industry leaders and entrepreneurs.

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