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Accelerating business success in Music City

Jun. 17, 2010—Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center to create a business boot camp for music entrepreneurs Much like the independent singer/songwriters who make Nashville the unique music mecca that it is, the future of the music business is evolving beyond monstrous media conglomerates to smaller, more nimble companies. These small...

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Why Bridgestone is partnering with the best in sports

Jun. 14, 2010—Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute finds a creative way to promote Bridgestone’s sports partnerships [Media Note: Vanderbilt has a 24/7 TV and radio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Now Bridgestone is turning to students from...

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Leaders to brainstorm the future of ‘medical banking’

Jun. 14, 2010—As many people know, some of the biggest “pains” in health care have nothing to do with treatment and everything to do with the confusion surrounding paying for care. HIMSS Medical Banking Project is an organization that creates innovative ideas and partnerships to help make “medical banking” easier and more effective for health care organizations, financial institutions and patients.

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Vanderbilt Accelerator students help expand Oasis Center from a ‘place’ to a ‘movement’

Jun. 9, 2010—The Oasis Center is making a powerful difference in and around Nashville by helping young people overcome serious challenges that prevent them from transitioning into a healthy adulthood. Some of these obstacles include homelessness, violence, depression and failing schools.

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Oasis Center director of consulting awarded full tuition to Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA program

Jun. 7, 2010—Anderson Williams, director of consulting for the Oasis Center, a Nashville-based nonprofit dedicated to helping young people in need, is this year’s recipient of a full tuition sponsorship to the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Executive MBA program. The award is financed by the Owen School and a winner is chosen through a partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Management.

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Students help to promote ‘green’ luxury

Jun. 4, 2010—Luxury and the Lexus brand go hand in hand. But now the car company has created a new hybrid vehicle that is more fuel-efficient, lighter and leaner.

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Putting power in artists’ hands by protecting creative property

Jun. 2, 2010—When an artist pens a song or takes a one-of-a-kind photograph, protecting his or her creative property is essential, but not always easy. MyWerx, a new Nashville-based firm, wants to simplify the intellectual property process with the help of a new software product. Now they’re turning to students from the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to create a viral marketing strategy to help artists learn about their new product.

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Listen: Owen professor says no ethical breach when companies “poach”

Mar. 26, 2010—A professor at the Owen Graduate School of Management believes that the practice of "poaching" other companies' employees should be accepted or even encouraged in the business world. Tim Gardner is the co-author of the paper "The Ethics of Lateral Hiring," which is being published in Business Ethics Quarterly.

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New Owen Graduate School website designed to promote students and entice recruiters

Aug. 18, 2009—In this day and age, searching for the right job entails a lot more than just sending out resumes. And in this tight economy, it's not always possible for companies to repeatedly send out recruiters. The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is taking a new approach to promoting its students and enticing recruiters through a new website: www.recruitatowen.com.

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“The Obama Effect”: Test-taking performance gap virtually eliminated during key moments of Obama’s presidential run

Jan. 1, 2009—Watch video of an interview with by Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management professor Ray Friedman. Read the news release. Contact: Amy Wolf (615) 322-NEWS amy.wolf@vanderbilt.edu

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