Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management
May. 3, 2021—As a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine officer, Ken Barnes built a strong operational and technical background. But he calls the concentration in health care he pursued at Owen Graduate School of Management the bridge to his next chapter.
Apr. 22, 2021—Thomas Peterffy of Interactive Brokers, whose philanthropic support endowed the Financial Markets Research Center in 2003, recently renamed it the Hans Stoll Financial Markets Research Center in memory of its founder. Stoll, a pioneer in the field and longtime director of the center who passed away in 2020, was emeritus professor of finance and former holder of the Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Chair of Finance at Owen.
Feb. 25, 2021—The Vanderbilt community heard unique insights and discussions with business leaders and innovators at Owen Forward, a weeklong virtual celebration of Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management held Nov. 9–13.
Vanderbilt embarks on $55 million renovation and expansion project at the Owen Graduate School of Management
Feb. 22, 2021—The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management will begin work on the renovation and expansion of Management Hall in March 2021. The estimated $55 million project will extend the business school’s space by 50 percent, encompassing a total of 48,000 square feet.
Feb. 19, 2021—Lessons learned in the executive MBA program at Owen have helped Bob Rolfe, EMBA'88, in business and as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
Feb. 17, 2021—Parking Lot 6B will close permanently on March 1 as a part of the Owen Graduate School of Management Capital Project. The closure is also in support of Vanderbilt’s FutureVU initiative to improve connectivity and enhance accessibility throughout campus while also achieving the university’s sustainability goals.
Pulling Through: For alumni working in VUMC’s COVID-19 unit, the pandemic has offered lessons in heartbreak and resiliency
Feb. 16, 2021—In January 2020, the accelerating spread of SARS-CoV-2 made it apparent that VUMC’s two-bed Contagious Disease Response Unit, created for the rare victim of Ebola or other more-isolated emerging pathogen, would not suffice if Nashville were to be hit hard. So administrators began planning for a major outbreak.
Jan. 29, 2021—The inaugural Vanderbilt Changemakers event featured a discussion with Owen Graduate School of Management alumni Nat Robinson, MBA’07, JD’18, and Tori Samples, BMus’12, MBA’18, about the company they created to provide virtual banking services to refugees and migrants.
Jan. 20, 2021—Two Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management alumni will discuss the company they created to provide banking services to refugee populations. The event, "Vanderbilt Changemakers: Leaf Global Fintech," will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Dec. 9, 2020—Kelly Haws, the Ann Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor of Marketing at the Owen Graduate School of Management, discusses strategies for making food decisions during the holidays that can lead to better health outcomes.
Nov. 23, 2020—When the COVID-19 pandemic split his class among those who are able to attend in person and many who are quarantined around the world, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management finance professor Jesse Blocher was determined to make learning equitable, even for those in disparate time zones.
Nov. 9, 2020—Adena Friedman, MBA’93, president and CEO of Nasdaq and a Vanderbilt Board of Trust member, will give the keynote address on Friday, Nov. 13, as part of Owen Forward.