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Future Partners: Owen School supporters commit more than $13 million toward Management Hall renovation and expansion

Jun. 23, 2020—A group of prominent Vanderbilt University alumni and supporters has committed more than $13 million toward an extensive renovation and expansion of Management Hall at Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Ask an Expert: How can negotiating help with your expenses?

May. 30, 2020—Ray Friedman, Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Professor of Management and professor of organizational studies, discusses how consumers may negotiate to help with their personal expenses.

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VU alumni’s startup empowers refugees with financial security

May. 29, 2020—How can the world’s roughly 70 million forcibly displaced people, who may not have access to smartphones or the internet, access and secure their finances with ease? That’s one of the questions that Vanderbilt alumni Tori Samples and Nat Robinson teamed up to answer with their startup company, Leaf Global Fintech.

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Deadline to apply for Vanderbilt Executive MBA program is May 31

May. 26, 2020—The Vanderbilt Executive Master of Business Administration is a 21-month program designed for working professionals already in or aspiring to executive leadership roles. The deadline to apply and be considered for scholarships for the upcoming term is Sunday, May 31.

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Why Less Is More: Former ‘Survivor’ contestant Kelly Goldsmith on how helping others can help yourself

Feb. 17, 2020—Goldsmith, now an associate professor of marketing at Vanderbilt, explains what behavioral research has taught us about how scarcity affects our thinking and our actions.

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Career Booster: New student-athlete business fellowship launched

Feb. 17, 2020—The Accelerator® Business Fellowship for Student-Athletes is a two-week certificate program that gives participants the opportunity to take foundational and advanced courses from renowned faculty, learn directly from business executives, and collaborate on team projects that devise real-world business solutions.

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All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

Nov. 7, 2019—This fall Vanderbilt welcomed its newest faculty members to campus, and their impact is already being felt, both in the classroom and through their wide-ranging research.

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Reunion Revelry: Weekend draws more than 4,800 alumni and guests to campus

Oct. 24, 2019—The beauty of Vanderbilt’s campus was on full display Oct. 18–19, as more than 4,800 alumni and guests celebrated Reunion and Homecoming Weekend.

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Call of Duty: Q&A with Gary H. Cheek

May. 23, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, joined Vanderbilt in April to direct the newly created Bass Military Scholars Program, established in 2018 with a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.

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The Bank That Built the Owen School: A small but mighty Nashville investment bank played a vital role in founding Vanderbilt’s business school

Sep. 6, 2018—Equitable Securities Corp., a municipal bonds dealer founded in Nashville during the Great Depression, helped launch what eventually became Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Gary D. Scudder: Strategic Management

Sep. 6, 2018—An expert on new product development and strategic planning, Gary D. Scudder, James A. Speyer Professor of Production Management and professor of operations management, died June 13 in Nashville. He was 65 years old. Scudder came to Owen in 1990 from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. During the course of...

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Welcomed Change: Shirley M. Collado, BS’94, is transforming Ithaca College—and higher education—in her new role as president

Nov. 21, 2017—Collado represents a distinct departure from earlier presidents at Ithaca. For one, she is the first person of color to head the college—in fact, she is the first Dominican–American in the history of higher education to lead any four-year institution.

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