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Author: Nate Luce

Longtime Owen School professor Germain Böer has died

Apr. 23, 2019—Germain Böer, professor of accounting, emeritus, who taught at the Owen Graduate School of Management for 41 years, died April 22. He was 81. An unwavering champion of entrepreneurship at Owen, Böer taught, advised and invested in generations of student entrepreneurs.

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Oldham appointed associate dean of MBA operations at Owen School

Apr. 17, 2019—Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy, announced the appointment of Sue Oldham, MBA’93, as associate dean of MBA operations at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Wilkerson appointed assistant dean for young professional programs at Owen School

Sep. 17, 2018—Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy, announced the appointment of Cherrie Wilkerson as assistant dean for young professional programs at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Fassinger, chief admissions and recruiting officer at Owen School, dies

Aug. 15, 2018—Tami Tinsley Fassinger, a beloved member of the Owen Graduate School of Management community for more than 20 years, died Aug. 15 in Nashville. She was 55.

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Consumers focus on food types, not portions, when it comes to perceived healthiness

May. 18, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University finds that consumers lose sight of caloric intake when they think they’re eating healthy foods.

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C-Suite Café opens at Owen School

Jan. 17, 2018—The C-Suite Café, operated by Nashville-based Osa Roasters, has opened up shop in the former student lounge area at the Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Owen School’s Fassinger receives inaugural EMBA Council Spirit of Innovation Award

Nov. 10, 2017—Tami Fassinger, chief recruiting officer at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, received the inaugural Spirit of Innovation Award at the EMBA Council’s 2017 Annual Meeting held Oct. 24 in Seattle. The award acknowledges the innovative contributions to the Executive MBA industry and community.

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Sticker shock: How price awareness can curb consumer enjoyment

Apr. 7, 2017—Everyone has experienced the unpleasant shock of a high price tag before buying something. But it turns out that price can have an impact on consumer perceptions even after a purchase is made.

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