Standing on StrengthTIPs Off and Running Vanderbilt business faculty are working with other Vanderbilt colleagues in three projects selected for the initial set of awards from Vanderbilt’s Trans-Institutional Program. The TIPs initiative supports cross-disciplinary research and collaboration, a core pillar … Continued
Boomalang or bust Two MBA students earned more than good grades in their entrepreneurship class—the language-learning app they conceptualized in class is in development. The students, Chris Gerding, MBA’15, and Leiya Hasan, MBA’15, recently earned the 2015 Sohr Grant to … Continued
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
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
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
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
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
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
American Airlines Group CEO Doug Parker, MBA’86, and his team celebrate the successful merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
A video made by students about Project Pyramid spread across the Web and earned a second place award from Johnson & Johnson in the company’s “Be Vital” video contest.
Administratively Speaking Dean Eric Johnson announced several appointments and reappointments recently. Salvatore T. March, the David K. Wilson Professor of Management, has been named associate dean for faculty. Nancy Lea Hyer, associate professor of operations management, and Karl Hackenbrack, associate … Continued
Five new faculty joined Owen this year. With diverse backgrounds and experience, the new Owen professors combine teaching with research interests that include finance, marketing, accounting and labor contracting. Nicholas G. Crain Crain, assistant professor of management, served as associate … Continued