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Full disclosure? Companies adjust reporting strategies in the face of political uncertainty

Sep. 13, 2018—Temporary political uncertainty, such as a gubernatorial election, influences the frequency and types of disclosures managers make about their business activities, according to new research by Owen finance professor Josh White.

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30th anniversary of Vanderbilt finance conference explores the rise—and risks—of exchange-traded products

May. 10, 2018—As index funds and other financial tools gain in popularity, finance scholars and industry professionals are starting to ask if they may include hidden risks for investors.

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Applications for ‘Business of VU’ course due June 1

Apr. 6, 2018—After a successful launch last fall, the Business of VU program is preparing to welcome the next cohort in fall 2018. Learn more about the program and apply now for participation this fall.

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SkyVU’s Oracle Cloud is now live

Jan. 4, 2018—As of Jan. 3, Oracle Cloud is live. The SkyVU program has replaced the university’s business, financial and administrative systems. Log in via the SkyVU website.

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SkyVU in-person support available beginning Jan. 8

Dec. 14, 2017—From Jan. 8 through mid-February, the SkyVU team will offer weekly support meetings designed for specific roles.

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SkyVU Flight Check-In: ‘Student Pay’ scheduled for Dec. 14

Nov. 27, 2017—SkyVU will host its fourth Flight Check-In on Dec. 14 from 3 to 4 p.m. in The Commons Center’s Multipurpose Room.

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SkyVU wants to hear from you: Take survey for chance to win $50 Amazon gift card

Nov. 16, 2017—SkyVU has released a follow-up survey to measure the university community’s preparedness to navigate upcoming process changes and to use Oracle Cloud’s new software tools.

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S&P upgrades Vanderbilt University’s credit rating to AA+

Nov. 16, 2017—Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday revised its long-term credit rating for Vanderbilt University to AA+, the global credit rating service’s second-highest rating.

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SkyVU Town Hall scheduled for Dec. 7

Nov. 14, 2017—Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Langford Auditorium. During this one-hour event, members of the executive steering committee will discuss program updates.

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Community members learn about Oracle Cloud training at SkyVU Flight School event

Oct. 11, 2017—On Oct. 3, SkyVU held its Flight School Learning Fair in the Student Life Center ballrooms to kick off its Oracle Cloud training program.

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Claims from hedge funds cause rise in appraisal actions

Jun. 7, 2017—Hedge fund expert Randall Thomas says appraisal action petitions are on the rise, and he can explain why

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Vice Chancellors Kopstain, Sweet explain increased accountability expected of users within Oracle Cloud

May. 8, 2017—On May 3, Eric Kopstain, vice chancellor for administration, and Brett Sweet, vice chancellor for finance and CFO, spoke to SkyVU Change Agents about what the future will look like with Oracle Cloud.

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