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

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

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.

Markets Master: Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, MBA’93, charts the future of finance

Markets Master: Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, MBA’93, charts the future of finance

As CEO, Adena Friedman has laid out a bold vision to build upon Nasdaq’s foundational legacy as a leading provider of the technology that powers financial markets. It’s an ambitious goal that could transform Nasdaq—and exchanges around the world—for years to come.

Teaching Touchstones: New Product Design and Development

Teaching Touchstones: New Product Design and Development

For the past 15 years, David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, has taught a course on New Product Design and Development, designed primarily for MBA candidates and engineering undergraduates—but available to any students with an interest in the subject. With the recently opened makerspace at the Wond’ry, this year marked the first time the class was able to spend most of its time actually building and refining prototypes rather than taking in lectures and PowerPoint slides.

Obituary: J. Dewey Daane, Giant of Finance

Obituary: J. Dewey Daane, Giant of Finance

An international monetary expert and one of the most esteemed economic minds of the last century, J. Dewey Daane died Jan. 3 in Nashville at the age of 98.

Policy Prescriptions: Melinda Buntin Brings Washington Expertise to Vanderbilt’s Department of Health Policy

Policy Prescriptions: Melinda Buntin Brings Washington Expertise to Vanderbilt’s Department of Health Policy

With a greater focus on how the health care system functions, particularly in the wake of the 2009 Affordable Care Act, Vanderbilt has adjusted its own research and teaching programs surrounding public health and health policy.