It all comes down to the four P’s

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, MBA’93, uses her finely honed product management experience to keep the company competitive in a rapidly changing industry If anyone doubts the value of a business degree, look no further than Nasdaq CEO Adena Testa Friedman. … Continued

Owen courtyard gets spruced up

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Photos by John Russell and Terry Wyatt Owen’s H. Laird Smith Courtyard has provided light and beauty to the school for more than three decades. This spring, thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Henry Laird Smith Foundation, the courtyard … Continued

Moving in all the right (policy) circles

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Vanderbilt’s finance and business economics faculty have deep roots among the best minds in international policy, and they continue to carry the torch today, fully grounded in theory and deeply connected to the dealings of everyday business. Just five years … Continued

Owen’s origins

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

The idea of establishing a business school at Vanderbilt was first broached in the late 1800s. Decades later, a dauntless group of university trustees took up the mantle to get the school approved. Owen’s story includes a Carnegie report, a … Continued

Commencement 2017

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Owen Graduate School of Management celebrated Commencement May 12. All told, the Class of 2017 received 173 MBAs and 39 Executive MBAs, 48 master’s of science in finance, 47 master’s of accountancy, and 14 master’s of marketing. Members of the 2016 … Continued

The ties that bind

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

As the inaugural member of a new corporate partnership program at Owen, Cardinal Health’s relationship with the school has moved beyond year-to-year hiring Just over a decade ago, when Jeff Greer, BA’94, MBA’00, decided to leave the world of management … Continued

Reunion 2016

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

For the past eight years, Owen has celebrated its Alumni Weekend in April. Last October, Owen rejoined the rest of Vanderbilt in celebrating Reunion in the fall. In addition to Owen’s traditional wine and cheese night—as well as the Saturday … Continued