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Finalists named in premier MBA case competition at Vanderbilt; MBA students to present strategies on future of interactive TV

Jan. 25, 2002—Six teams of MBA students from top business schools have been named as finalists in the Owen@Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest, to be held at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University next month. The contest is the largest case competition of its kind, awarding the winning team a check for $25,000.

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“Encountering Islam” study to begin Feb. 4

Jan. 23, 2002—“Encountering Islam,” the first in a series of studies exploring religion, will begin Feb. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. as part of the Vanderbilt at Scarritt-Bennett Program. This is the first of a new series called “Relevant Religion” that will explore religion in a global context of culture, art, politics and economics.

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Owen School ranked 24th in rankings of top business schools by the Financial Times

Jan. 22, 2002—Vanderbilt’s Owen School Graduate School of Management was ranked the 24th best MBA program in the world and 19th among those in the United States in rankings of business schools by the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business publications.

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International law expert Reisman to speak at Vanderbilt University Law School

Jan. 21, 2002—W. Michael Reisman Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, will speak about \'Unratified Treaties and Other Unperfected Acts in International Law\' at Vanderbilt University Law School on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

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Scholarship in the service of social justice the topic of Jan. 21 lecture at Peabody College

Jan. 17, 2002—Claremont Graduate University professor Michele Foster will give a talk titled “Rekindling A Dream: Scholarship and Action in The Service of Social Justice” on Monday, Jan. 21, at Vanderbilt University.

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Early childhood education to be discussed at Vanderbilt’s John F. Kennedy Center

Jan. 17, 2002—“Why is building quality early childhood education so difficult?” This question will be explored on Tuesday, Jan. 22, as part of the Kennedy Center series “Occasional Conversations on Human Development.”

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Owen School names Allen to head Career Management Center, announces other administrative changes

Jan. 16, 2002—The Owen Graduate School of Management has announced several new and newly promoted staff in its Career Management Center and administrative offices.

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Vanderbilt, women’s track athletes settle suit

Jan. 15, 2002—Vanderbilt University and seven members of the 2000-2001 women’s track and field and cross country teams have agreed to settle a lawsuit the athletes filed in May 2000.

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Zeppos, Williams named to new positions in Vanderbilt reorganization

Jan. 14, 2002—Pledging “simplicity, clarity, agility and accountability” in Vanderbilt University’s senior leadership, Chancellor Gordon Gee today announced a reorganization and two key appointments in the areas of academic affairs and student life.

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Vanderbilt’s impact on mid-state economy increases to $3 billion

Jan. 14, 2002—Vanderbilt’s impact on the local economy totaled at least $3 billion last year, according to a recently completed analysis. The University\'s economic impact on the Middle Tennessee region in fiscal year 2001 is up from $2.8 billion in FY 2000 – a 7 percent increase.

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Pulitzer Prize winner Jared Diamond to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 4, 2002—Cultural critic and physiologist Jared Diamond had studied bird evolution in New Guinea for 34 years when one day a local politician asked him two very direct evolutionary questions: Why had New Guineans continued to use stone tools until relatively recently, and why had Europeans and Americans been the ones to introduce them to steel tools, books and ships?

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Music the focus of events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at Vanderbilt University

Jan. 3, 2002—A performance by the internationally renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, improving Black-Jewish relations through jazz, and music as a means of HIV/AIDS intervention are just some of the highlights Jan. 14-29 during Vanderbilt University’s 2002 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series – “Music, Memory & The Movement: The Sounds of Liberation.”

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