Editor Nancy Wise Designers Michael T. Smeltzer Photography Daniel Dubois, Jason Getz, Steve Green, Joe Howell, Anne Rayner, John Russell, Susan Urmy Contributors Joanne Lamphere Beckham, BA’63; Bonnie Arant Ertelt, BS’81; Kara Furlong; Randy Horick; Jan Read; Seth Robertson; Rob … Continued
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Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management placed No. 20 among U.S. programs in the Economist’s ranking of full-time MBA programs (No. 29 globally)—a jump from last year at 23 (and 34, respectively). The annual ranking is based on a student … Continued
Travel adventures are all in a day’s work for the business school’s international recruiter.
A new joint degree brings finance and law closer together.
Jessica Kennedy has joined the Owen faculty as assistant professor of management in organization studies. Previously with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Kennedy teaches Leading Teams and Organizations and Negotiation. Kennedy’s research interests focus on power and … Continued
The new executive director of Vanderbilt’s Executive Development Institute lists the Darden School of Business and Chevron on his resume. Robert “Skip” Culbertson is charged with directing the school’s popular nondegree executive courses and programs for businesses and individuals. “Skip … Continued
Owen joined an exclusive group of business schools committed to supporting and recruiting women when it became a sponsor of the Forté Foundation in July. The foundation is a nonprofit consortium of schools and corporations dedicated to increasing the number … Continued
The matador queried, “Is there no American brave enough to fight the bulls?” Only one man responded: Dewey Daane.
Legendary stories abound about Dewey Daane, the Frank K. Houston Professor of Finance at Owen. We use pictures to tell some of them in a salute to Daane.
We asked five alumni one question: What did you learn about leadership at Owen? That was all it took to spark an hour-long roundtable discussion.
From “136 Words to Live By,” the anthem of Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University
A delegation from King Fahd University in Saudi Arabia spent six days in Nashville learning how to create and build an entrepreneurship program, courtesy of an interdisciplinary group at Vanderbilt. The visit was in response to a weeklong trip that … Continued
Vanderbilt’s full-time MBA program is No. 25 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Particularly significant: Among the top 25 schools, Owen had the fourth-highest rate of students employed at graduation and the ninth highest rate of students … Continued
How important is Latin America in global business? Just ask one of the MBA schools who participated in the first U.S.-based Latin Business Case Competition organized by the Vanderbilt Latin Business Association. The student-run competition was held at Owen March … Continued
A scholarship established to honor former Career Management Center Director Peter Veruki now bears his name. A group that includes Georgiana and Eric Noll, MBA’90; Paul Jacobson, MBA’97; Kevin Kimery, MBA’93; Heiki Miki, MBA’96; Dave Willis, MBA’97; David DiFranco, MBA’99; … Continued