Feb. 20, 2017—David Owens, a leading thinker on innovation and creativity who helped design the Wond'ry, is Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos' guest on the second episode of "The Zeppos Report."
Feb. 13, 2017—Six new courses, ranging from the impact of African music on politics to the interdisciplinary applications of virtual reality to big data methods for smart city development, are among the second set of University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University students in the New Product Design and Development course recently collaborated with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to develop real-world solutions for areas of need.
Jan. 25, 2017—Astrophysicists, artists, celebrity chefs and clinical psychologists will be among the speakers at the eighth annual TEDxNashville.
Oct. 6, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor George C. Hill have appointed a new faculty working group charged with analyzing and assessing the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring. The provost also has appointed a second working group charged with providing insights for each of the deans and their faculty.
Sep. 22, 2016—The Wond’ry is an innovation hub designed to foster trans-institutional collaboration among students, faculty and staff from all disciplines and backgrounds on Vanderbilt’s campus.
Feb. 19, 2016—Professor of the Practice of Management and Innovation David Owens will teach the eight-week course, which is designed to help arts and culture leaders create an environment where new ideas are constantly created, shared and evaluated, and the best ones are successfully put to work.
Feb. 1, 2016—Startup veteran Robert Grajewski has been chosen as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Vanderbilt University Innovation Center.
Apr. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty will join colleagues from the other 13 Southeastern Conference universities for a symposium titled “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Driving a 21st-Century Economy” Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta.
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.
Jun. 3, 2014—Minutes from the University Staff Advisory Council’s May 13 meeting are now available online on the USAC website. David Owens, professor for the practice of management and innovation at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, was the guest speaker for May. Owens, author of Creative People Must Be Stopped: Six Ways We Kill Innovation (Without...
May. 22, 2014—Business professor David A. Owens is part of a star-studded on-line conference that seeks to continue efforts where peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have fallen short.