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Author: Ryan Underwood

Nov. 2 symposium marks first steps in developing campus land use plan

Oct. 26, 2015—From exploring city planning in the ancient Mediterranean world to understanding how theater can play a role in classroom design, Vanderbilt will host a symposium on Nov. 2 bringing in experts from across campus as the university begins to develop a comprehensive land use plan. The symposium is open to all members of the Vanderbilt community.

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Vanderbilt announces Perry Wallace engineering scholarship to honor first black SEC basketball player

Oct. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Perry E. Wallace Jr. Scholarship to honor and recognize the achievements of Wallace, who became the first African American to play varsity sports in the Southeastern Conference at a time of lethal racial division across the region.

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New faculty: Ben Munyan examines the growing field of ‘shadow banking’

Oct. 7, 2015—Once a math and science prodigy, Ben Munyan can now be found in his Owen Graduate School of Management office writing computer code mapping U.S. Treasury data to bank and investor activity.

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Read the new issue of ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’ online now

Aug. 14, 2015—The summer 2015 issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine" is now available online and features an in-depth look at the changing face of college admissions, stories about first-generation college students, a profile on Vanderbilt's first woman graduate and more.

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Marty Nord, former Vanderbilt professor and faculty adviser, dies

Jul. 30, 2015—Martha Andrews “Marty” Nord, a longtime communications professor at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management and former director of the Vanderbilt Women in Engineering Program, died July 28 in Nashville.

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Vanderbilt researchers take part in NSF cybersecurity grant

Sep. 4, 2013—M. Eric Johnson, Dean of Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management, has been named as a principal co-investigator on a new $10-million, five-year grant from the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Vanderbilt Business: Q&A with financial markets expert Hans Stoll

Feb. 11, 2013—In May 2012 Vanderbilt’s Financial Markets Research Center hosted its 25th annual spring conference. In honor of the anniversary, Professor Hans Stoll shared some thoughts with Vanderbilt Business about the FMRC’s past quarter century and where it goes from here.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt innovation guru joins online learning revolution

Oct. 22, 2012—David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at Owen Graduate School of Management, will teach a strategic innovation course as part of Vanderbilt’s first online Coursera offerings.

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Owen Graduate School of Management appoints new admissions director

Sep. 10, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management has named Christie St-John as its new director of admissions, effective Oct. 1, 2012.

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Marketing radically new products requires a dose of familiarity

Oct. 4, 2011—Consumers adopt innovation only when the costs—and risks—are low, says Vanderbilt marketing professor Steve Hoeffler.

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Why VW scored at the Super Bowl

May. 18, 2011—The reason Volkswagen’s Star Wars-themed Super Bowl ad featuring a lovable little Darth Vader worked so well may lie in its narrative complexity, says Vanderbilt marketing professor Jennifer Escalas.

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Can lessons from manufacturing cure health care?

Feb. 1, 2011—Using Vanderbilt University’s Trauma Care Center as a case study, Owen Graduate School of Management professor Nancy Lea Hyer asks how operations management can help improve health care. With millions of new patients coming into the U.S. health care system over the next decade, the term “operations” is taking on a whole new meaning in...

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