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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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New gift bolsters entrepreneurship at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management

Sep. 7, 2016—Alumni Jack Long Jr. and Carolyn Adams Long commit $1.5 million for programming aimed at helping students launch new companies.

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Vanderbilt MBA student awarded $25,000 Sohr Grant for startup

Dec. 16, 2015—A second-year business student at the Owen Graduate School of Management has won an annual $25,000 Sohr Grant for her idea to start a ticketing company focused on tour operators.

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Vanderbilt MBA students awarded grant for language app

Mar. 13, 2015—The student co-founders of a language-learning platform called Boomalang have been awarded the 2015 Sohr Grant.

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Former Owen associate dean Joel Covington dies

Feb. 27, 2015—Joel Bell Covington Jr., who held a number of key roles at the Owen Graduate School of Management during the 1980s and 1990s, died Feb. 21 at his home.

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Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

May. 10, 2013—Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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