Jun 19, 2017

Introducing “This is Vanderbilt Business” – a new podcast from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management

New podcast features stories of the students, alumni, faculty, and staff that shape the Owen Community

Jun 14, 2017

TFC Summer Fellows win $15,000 at 36|86 for Social Enterprise Startup

Interdisciplinary team will use prize money to evaluate virtual cash conversion platform

May 19, 2017

Summer Grants awarded to three Vanderbilt MBAs

New $15,000 grant program helps student entrepreneurs build their businesses between academic years

May 17, 2017

New Journal Sponsored by Top MBA Programs Tackles Critical Healthcare Management Issues

Health Management, Policy and Innovation Targets Scholars, Industry Executives and Policymakers

May 12, 2017

Commencement 2017

Adena Friedman (MBA ‘93), CEO of Nasdaq, delivers remarks to Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management's Class of 2017.

May 10, 2017

Vanderbilt Executive MBA Expands GMAC Partnership to Accept Executive Assessment

Program becomes 11th school to accept the exam designed with busy executives in mind

May 5, 2017

Leaders across the campus and country convene at Turner Family Center's Social Venture Summit

Practical Approaches to Addressing Social Disparity Focus of TFC's Second-Annual Summit

May 4, 2017

Vanderbilt MBA student James Murray awarded $25,000 Sohr Grant for Startup

Murray, MBA ’17, receives prestigious grant to support NewsCart, a SaaS-based content aggregator

Apr 27, 2017

Vanderbilt Awards Executive MBA Nonprofit Scholarship to LEAD Public Schools COO

Nathan Madigan awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Vanderbilt Business’ Executive MBA Program

Apr 26, 2017

Q&A with Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq

The 2017 Commencement Speaker and MBA '93 alumnus talks about her time at Owen

Apr 24, 2017

Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Association Holds Inaugural Owen Venture Competition

Winners earn opportunity to compete in University Venture Challenge finals at 36|86 this summer

Apr 17, 2017

Elder Mobility Gap Focus of Inaugural Lyft & Brookdale Vanderbilt Case Challenge

Vanderbilt Marketing Association, Owen Technology Club, and Vanderbilt Healthcare Club partner to create unique competition

Apr 13, 2017

The Walker Management Library at Vanderbilt Business to Undergo $4.4 Million Renovation

State-of-the-art meeting rooms, comfortable open spaces to debut in the fall

Apr 7, 2017

A different kind of “sticker shock”: How price awareness can curb consumer enjoyment

Kelly Haws' latest research identifies a new correlation between price and consumption

Apr 7, 2017

A MAcc Alum Swaps Spreadsheets for Skates

Charlotte Nicholson is taking a 3-month sabbatical from KPMG to play in Spanish Hockey League

Mar 30, 2017

Tools of the Trade: Using a Vending Machine to Understand Consumer Decision Making

Chancellor's Faculty Fellow Kelly Haws Brings New Hardware to Owen's Behavioral Research Lab

Mar 27, 2017

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, to Speak at Vanderbilt Business Commencement

Ms. Friedman (MBA ’93) is the first woman to lead a major U.S. stock exchange

Mar 21, 2017

Vanderbilt MBA Entrepreneur Wins PitchTexas Competition at SXSW

James Murray's NewsCart earns $5,000 prize, venture capital interest

Mar 15, 2017

Vanderbilt Takes First Place at the 2017 Purdue GSCMI Intercollege Case Competition

Team competed against 15 schools in a two-phase event to solve supply chain challenges

Mar 14, 2017

Navigating the Job Search — International Students Share their Stories

First-year international students discuss how they identified and landed their summer internships

Feb 27, 2017

Vanderbilt Team Places Third at University of Denver's International Case Competition

14th Annual Race & Case took place at the University of Denver

Feb 1, 2017

Vanderbilt study finds that as leaders gain power, dissent against unethical behavior declines

Higher-ranking individuals are typically charged with maintaining ethical behavior in their organizations.

Feb 1, 2017

Apology laws don’t help doctors avoid malpractice payouts

Medical malpractice claims are not influenced by doctors who apologize

Jan 20, 2017

Vanderbilt MS Finance Program Receives STEM Certification

International Graduates Can Now Extend Training Time in the U.S.

Jan 4, 2017

Former Federal Reserve governor and longtime Vanderbilt professor J. Dewey Daane dies

Former Federal Reserve governor and longtime Vanderbilt professor J. Dewey Daane dies

Nov 16, 2016

Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management launches corporate partnership program

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management announced the formation of a new corporate partnership program designed to broaden and deepen ties with MBA employers.

Nov 9, 2016

Vanderbilt MBA graduates record highest salaries in school’s history

Annual median base pay reached $110,000 for the class of 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Vanderbilt Master of Accountancy Program Forges Alliance with Furman University

Furman and Vanderbilt’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program at the Owen Graduate School of Management have forged a new alliance that will benefit both schools.

Sep 8, 2016

Meet the new MBA students at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management

The new MBA students at the Owen School are diverse in their global reach, professional experience, education and ethnicity. Each of the 175 students in the incoming classes has a fascinating personal story to tell.

Aug 30, 2016

Norton named CEO of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Jameson Norton, MBA, the current CEO of North Tampa Behavioral Health, a facility in the Acadia Health system, has been named CEO of the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH). He will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) on Sept. 12.

Aug 8, 2016

Vanderbilt study debunks “phantom liquidity” problem caused by high-frequency traders

Contrary to popular belief, high-frequency traders help lower investor costs: Vanderbilt Owen study

Jun 21, 2016

How to get the most from Millennial and Generation Z employees

Millennials have emerged as the largest age cohort in today's U.S. workforce

Jun 17, 2016

Vanderbilt management professor Richard L. Oliver dies

Rich was certainly the world’s greatest expert on customer satisfaction, and he played a key role in the 1990s in making the Owen marketing group internationally prominent.

Jun 7, 2016

Conexx: America Israel Business Connector’s 15th annual Eagle Star Awards gala

Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management was recognized with Israel Award for their exemplary partnership with Israeli companies.

May 25, 2016

Vanderbilt establishes Center for Health Care Market Innovation

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management will establish a new corporate-funded research center focused on health care markets.

May 13, 2016

Commencement 2016

John Stein (MBA '75), Tennessee state President for Bank of America, delivers remarks to Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management's Class of 2016.

May 5, 2016

Visual executive summary: When a company brings shame to workers, employees look for the exit

Learn about the latest Vanderbilt business research at a glance with visual executive summaries. In this edition, Professor of Management Ray Friedman finds that strong employee identification with a company is not always beneficial.

May 5, 2016

When a company brings shame to workers, employees look for the exit

Study finds that workers who heavily tied their personal identity to their job felt the strongest sense of shame when their company was caught doing something bad.

Apr 15, 2016

Vanderbilt awards Executive MBA scholarship to public radio executive

Layla George, head of development for Louisville Public Media, has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Vanderbilt University’s Executive MBA program.

Apr 14, 2016

Vanderbilt MBA students win $20,000 at ExxonMobil case competition

Chemitra Clay, Jeffrey Stephens, Mourya Ravuri and Krystal Foxworth placed second and took home $20,000 in scholarship money.

Apr 13, 2016

Vanderbilt hosts inaugural social ventures summit

Student-run conference hosted speakers working in social enterprises to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities faced every day by social enterprises.

Apr 12, 2016

Vanderbilt MAcc student meets Warren Buffett

Sarah Felmly, MAcc'16, attended an intimate Q&A with Warren Buffett in Omaha with her Vanderbilt business school classmates.

Apr 6, 2016

TechVenture Challenge winners

A business plan for a robotic neurosurgical device invented by Vanderbilt University receives top honors.

Mar 28, 2016

Statement on the deaths of Vanderbilt alumni in Brussels

We are saddened to learn that the deaths of Vanderbilt alumni Justin and Stephanie Shults have been confirmed.

Mar 21, 2016

New Vanderbilt scholarship for military academy graduates honors Taylor Force

In honor of Taylor’s compassionate empowering of others and the value he placed on education, we are creating the Taylor Force Memorial Scholarship.

Mar 19, 2016

Vanderbilt community remembers Owen student Taylor Allen Force

The normally jubilant sounds of a warm Friday afternoon on Vanderbilt’s campus were punctured by grief, as family, friends, classmates, faculty and staff filled Benton Chapel to mourn the death of Taylor Allen Force.

Mar 15, 2016

Remembrance service scheduled for Vanderbilt graduate student Taylor Force

Remembrance events for Owen School student Taylor Force planned for March 17th and 18th

Feb 29, 2016

Owen students sound off on meeting Warren Buffett

Students from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management traveled to Omaha, NE, for an intimate Q&A session with Warren Buffett.

Feb 25, 2016

Renowned civil rights activist Diane Nash to deliver annual Walter Murray Lecture Feb. 25

Civil rights activist Diane Nash delivers lecture named for one of Vanderbilt's first black students

Feb 24, 2016

Congressman speaks to Owen, law school students

Congressman French Hill visits two Vanderbilt grad schools

Feb 22, 2016

Owen professor honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Event honored Nicolas P.B. Bollen, Ph.D., Frank K. Houston Chair in Finance and an internationally recognized financial expert on hedge fund fraud.

Feb 19, 2016

Free Vanderbilt online course on arts and culture innovation starts Feb. 22

New MOOC will help arts and culture leaders create innovative environments.

Feb 18, 2016

Ask Skippy: What's my greatest weakness?

Everyone has career questions, but few people have answers. Welcome to Ask Skippy, where Skip Culbertson, Executive Director of the Vanderbilt Executive Development Institute, answers your most burning career questions.

Feb 10, 2016

Visual executive summary: Wallet beats calorie information in guiding food choices, study finds

Learn about the latest Vanderbilt business research at a glance with visual executive summaries. In this edition, associate professor of marketing Kelly Haws finds that when diners are presented with a good value on an unhealthy meal, they take it.

Feb 9, 2016

How I got here: David Farr, CEO of Emerson

David Farr, CEO of Emerson and Vanderbilt MBA alum, recently spoke to students as part of the Owen School's Distinguished Speaker Series. Below is a sketchnotes of Farr's talk.

Jan 29, 2016

Ask Skippy: How do I get a seat at the table?

Everyone has career questions, but few people have answers. Welcome to Ask Skippy, where Skip Culbertson, Executive Director of the Vanderbilt Executive Development Institute, answers your most burning career questions.

Jan 28, 2016

5 things to do before your marketing internship interview

Every summer, students at the Owen Graduate School of Management tackle internships at more than 100 leading companies around the world. Coaching from the Career Management Center helps them get there. This is an inside look at the coaches’ tips.

Jan 26, 2016

Owen students sound off on Tech Trek 2016

During their winter break, students from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management traveled from Nashville to the West Coast for an intimate tour of the heart of the tech industry.

Dec 16, 2015

Vanderbilt MBA student awarded $25,000 Sohr Grant for startup

Trisha Fridrich, MBA'16, awarded prestigious grant to support her start-up, VRION Ticketing, a cloud-based ticketing technology designed for tour companies.

Dec 9, 2015

Innovation Realization brings nationally-recognized tech transfer class to Owen School

A nationally recognized entrepreneurship program will team Owen School students with those in the engineering and law schools for an entrepreneurship class that uses real-life examples.

Dec 7, 2015

TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt experts available to discuss holiday marketing, retail and IT security trends

As the holiday shopping season heats up, experts from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management are available to discuss a range of topics, from sales strategies to credit card security.

Nov 24, 2015

Vanderbilt to host qualifying round for ‘Nobel Prize for Students’

Undergraduate and graduate students from across campus can form teams and compete in the opening round of the Hult Prize’s $1 million dollar social entrepreneurship challenge at the Owen School.

Nov 16, 2015

Vanderbilt launches new Master of Marketing degree program

Digital marketing, analytics and more will be taught in Vanderbilt's newest one-year master's degree.

Nov 13, 2015

5 tips for launching a business from the CEO and co-founder of OverDog

Steve Berneman, MBA/JD'10 and co-founder of OverDog, a social matchmaking platform for gamers, shares five lessons that he learned from starting a business.

Nov 11, 2015

How can hospitals be as safe as aircraft carriers?

A new study from Vanderbilt University examines how hospitals can apply the principles of highly reliable organizations to reduce errors and improve patient care.

Oct 23, 2015

How I got here: Cotter Cunningham, CEO of RetailMeNot

Cotter Cunningham, the founder, president and CEO of RetailMeNot, Inc., and Vanderbilt MBA alum, recently spoke to students as part of the Owen School's Distinguished Speaker Series. Below is a sketchnotes of Cunningham's talk.

Oct 22, 2015

5 tips to become a more sustainable consumer

Rachel Taplinger, MBA’14 and manager of Global Corporate Responsibility at Esteé Lauder, shares some simple ways that consumers can be sustainable.

Oct 19, 2015

Ask Skippy: I hate my job! What should I do?!

Everyone has career questions, but few people have answers. Welcome to Ask Skippy, where Skip Culbertson, Executive Director of the Vanderbilt Executive Development Institute, answers your most burning career questions.

Oct 8, 2015

5 tips from an IBM social media strategist

Camille Brandon, MBA'14 and social media strategist at IBM, shares her favorite social media tips, including her thoughts on meaningful engagement, creating your own content and the Grandma Test.

Oct 8, 2015

Understanding self-control: Eating and spending are different public policy issues

To understand the effectiveness of a regulation or tax on a specific behavior, use a measure of self-control specific to that behavior, according to new research from Kelly Haws, associate professor of marketing at the Owen School.

Oct 6, 2015

Executive Development Institute hosts employee appreciation day

Have a donut on EDI and learn about how you can advance your career with the help of the Owen School's world-class faculty.

Oct 6, 2015

Meet the new students at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management

The new students at the Owen School are diverse in their global reach, professional experience, education and ethnicity. Each of the more than 300 students in the incoming classes has a fascinating personal story to tell.

Oct 1, 2015

Vanderbilt University Master of Accountancy ranked number one by Financial Engineer

The Vanderbilt University Master of Accountancy program is the top-ranked program in its field, according to the 2016 rankings from the Financial Engineer.

Sep 24, 2015

GMAT success tips from a former Marine captain

Aaron Dorn (MBA'17), one of Nashville Business Journal's "40 Under 40" and a former Marine captain, talks about his GMAT success strategy.

Sep 22, 2015

Vanderbilt MBA student part of winning team at first-ever PepsiCo Challenge MBA Case Competition

Griffin Bell, MBA'17, wins top honors, shares $7,000 first prize.

Sep 17, 2015

What’s it like to work at a winery?

Every summer, students at the Owen Graduate School of Management tackle internships at leading companies around the world. These are their stories.

Sep 16, 2015

Why residents of impoverished regions choose modern health care over traditional healers

Owen School study finds that quality of patient experience is the key factor in how residents of a poor region of Mozambique are choosing what kind of medical care they want.

Sep 10, 2015

Those who dwell on their past might be doomed to repeat their mistakes

New research shows that focusing on past behaviors is not always the best strategy to avoid repeating mistakes.

Sep 9, 2015

Vanderbilt helps companies innovate, the Nashville way

New custom program for the Vanderbilt Executive Development Institute draws on Nashville’s rich history of innovation in the music industry to teach organizations how to apply strategic principles of innovation.

Aug 10, 2015

Vanderbilt, top business schools, develop best practices to expand opportunities for women in business

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management was one of 45 top business schools that visited the White House on August 5.

Jul 29, 2015

Owen and School of Medicine leaders co-chair international conference on analytics in health care July 29-31

The importance and value of analytics in health care will be the topic of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Healthcare 2015 Conference July 29-31 at the Nashville Omni Hotel.

Jun 22, 2015

Owen faculty part of three winning teams for trans-institutional program (TIP) awards

Owen School collaborators were part of three trans-institutional projects selected for the initial set of awards from Vanderbilt’s new Trans-Institutional Program (TIPs).

Jun 11, 2015

Vanderbilt’s Owen School awards scholarship to United Way executive

The head of United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management’s Executive MBA program.

May 21, 2015

Owen, MLT announce partnership to accelerate careers of minorities

An acclaimed talent development program for high-potential minority MBA students is being brought to Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management through a new partnership with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT).

May 8, 2015

Commencement 2015

Martin S. Craighead (IEMBA '98), Chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes, delivers remarks to Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management's Class of 2015.

Mar 25, 2015

Cal Turner Family Foundation gift establishes center for social ventures at Vanderbilt

The Cal Turner Family Foundation has committed nearly $1.2 million over five years to establish the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Mar 13, 2015

Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class

Sociology's Dan Cornfield is one of more than two dozen professors across Vanderbilt participating in a class on secularism in today's society.

Mar 13, 2015

Vanderbilt MBA students awarded grant for language app

The student co-founders of a language-learning platform called Boomalang have been awarded the 2015 Sohr Grant.

Jan 26, 2015

Vanderbilt social entrepreneurs to compete for $1M prize

A team of Vanderbilt students will compete in the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize Challenge, which has a prize of $1 million in start-up funding for a social enterprise project.

Jan 26, 2015

Study: Bad middle managers are just a reflection of their bosses

Keeping middle managers happy with their supervisors is the key to retaining the lower-level workers they manage and avoiding expensive turnover costs, according to a Vanderbilt University study.

Jan 23, 2015

Vanderbilt researchers call for more transparency with passive investing revenue

If you have financial assets invested using the popular “passive” investment strategy, your investment manager may be earning more from your investments than you know.

Jan 21, 2015

Vanderbilt’s MSF Program Names New Director

Cherrie Clark, who oversees Vanderbilt University’s Managerial Studies undergraduate minor, will help continue to build the Owen Graduate School of Management’s one-year master’s program in finance.

Jan 20, 2015

The Options Industry Council Announces Robert Whaley to Receive 2015 Sullivan Award

The Options Industry Council (OIC) today announced Robert Whaley as the recipient of the 2015 Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the U.S. options industry.

Jan 13, 2015

Owen Executive Development Institute announces spring sessions

The Owen Executive Development Institute has announced its schedule of programs for spring 2015. Vanderbilt employees can receive a 15 percent discount on all sessions.

Dec 18, 2014

Investors deserve earlier notification of corporate audit fees

The fees charged by independent auditors should be released to the public as soon as they are negotiated instead of waiting a year until a firm’s annual proxy statement is issued as is the custom now, new research argues.

Dec 10, 2014

A wingman can help when trying to resist sweet holiday treats

Your companion at this year’s holiday parties can be a big influence on how well you’ll resist the tables full of fattening treats.

Dec 5, 2014

Vanderbilt partners with Operation Stand Down for veterans event

Vanderbilt Law School, Owen Graduate School of Management and School of Nursing students along with Vanderbilt Human Resources employees donated clothing in support of Operation Stand Down Tennessee’s annual Stand Down event Nov. 19.

Nov 18, 2014

Entitlement boosts creativity

Entitlement, in small doses, can have the positive effect of boosting creativity, according to a new study co-authored by Vanderbilt researcher Lynne Vincent.

Nov 4, 2014

Cardinal Health CEO to speak at Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management will host distinguished speakers as well as health care professionals, students and recruiters at its seventh annual Health Care Conference Nov. 7.

Oct 27, 2014

Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees

Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.

Oct 21, 2014

Hiring remains robust for Vanderbilt’s MBA Class of 2014

Hiring rates and salaries once again approached record levels for Vanderbilt University’s MBA Class of 2014 with continued gains in technology and management consulting jobs.

Oct 8, 2014

Feeling lucky? Many loyal consumers do, despite the facts

Consumers who perceive themselves as loyal customers to a particular company often believe that they have better than average odds to win contests and sweepstakes that are entirely random.

Oct 2, 2014

New Research: Women Face Dishonesty More Often Than Men During Negotiations

Women in business negotiations face more deceit than men, often putting them at a disadvantage during negotiations, according to new research from Assistant Professor Jessica Kennedy.

Sep 2, 2014

Are college football coaches overpaid?

Comparing college coaches to CEOs

Aug 25, 2014

Former SEC Chief Economist Craig Lewis Returns to Vanderbilt

Owen Graduate School of Management Professor Craig M. Lewis helped bring a new level of academic rigor to market regulations during his tenure at the SEC.

Aug 25, 2014

Vanderbilt management programs increase military enrollment

Active members of the military and veterans help round out the incoming full-time MBA and Executive MBA classes.

Aug 22, 2014

Landers, Fuchs win awards at Fall Faculty Assembly

Faculty members with 25 years of service to Vanderbilt were recognized at Fall Faculty Assembly on August 21st, as well as other awards.

Aug 12, 2014

Culbertson to lead Executive Development Institute at Owen

A former Chevron and University of Virginia executive will lead the Executive Development Institute at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Aug 11, 2014

Size matters when convincing your brain to eat healthier foods

Variety may trump virtue when it comes to the struggle to eat healthy, says a Vanderbilt marketing professor.

Jul 11, 2014

New Vanderbilt joint program to produce lawyers with master’s degree in finance

Select law school students can also earn a master’s in finance without increasing their time in school through a new program offered by Vanderbilt Law School and Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt.

Jun 25, 2014

Vanderbilt school named as a member of Forté Foundation

The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is one of six institutions named as 2014 business school sponsors of the Forté Foundation, a non-profit consortium designed to help women launch meaningful careers.

Jun 19, 2014

Vanderbilt Hosts Symposium on Creating Safer, Healthier Workforces

Organized in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the University of California, Berkeley, this event brings together corporate executives and academic experts to discuss workplace safety and health.

Jun 17, 2014

Consumers like a ‘partner in crime’ whether they indulge or resist temptation

People are natural accomplices who like to conspire together to enjoy a small indulgence, and conversely to resist temptation together when the stakes are higher.

Jun 12, 2014

Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA Program expands reach of not-for-profit scholarship

Vanderbilt University’s Executive MBA Program at the Owen Graduate School of Management has selected Abby Shue, vice president of the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville, Kentucky, as this year’s recipient of a full-tuition scholarship.

Jun 11, 2014

Designing a beautiful experience at The Cosmetic Market

Bringing a winning personal touch to sales at The Cosmetic Market is one challenge laid out for students at the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute, a hands-on learning experience run by Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.

Jun 6, 2014

TIPSHEET: GM has ‘tall order’ to increase safety while keeping costs down

General Motors faces “a tall order” moving forward in the wake of an internal report that found a “pattern of incompetence and neglect” leading to problems with the ignition of GM cars causing at least 12 deaths, a Vanderbilt professor says.

Jun 4, 2014

Students to help speedway company build audience

Getting millennials out of their living rooms and into NASCAR speedways is the goal of one of four projects being undertaken by the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute.

May 22, 2014

Vanderbilt’s David Owens joins Clinton, Tutu for YaLa Mideast peace conference

Owen Graduate School of Management Professor David A. Owens is part of a star-studded on-line conference that seeks to continue efforts where peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have fallen short.

May 16, 2014

Americas MBA Students Talk World Cup and Brazil at Forum

Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management, the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), and Vanderbilt Law School examine issues in Brazil ahead of the World Cup.

May 14, 2014

Hans Stoll honored at New Frontiers in Finance Conference

The New Frontiers in Finance Conference was officially held in honor of Stoll, emeritus professor of finance and former holder of the Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Chair of Finance at Owen.

May 13, 2014

Finance professor H. Martin Weingartner has died

Martin Weingartner, who taught finance at Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University for two decades and was known as the academic conscience of the school, died May 6 in Nashville. He was 85.

May 12, 2014

Owen alumna named NASDAQ co-president

Adena Friedman Rejoins as President, Global Corporate, Information & Technology Solutions

May 9, 2014

Robust job market welcomes MBA grads

Most top tier MBA graduates entering the job market this summer will be offered well paying positions, especially if they’re interested in the technology industry.

May 9, 2014

Commencement 2014

Eric W. Noll (MBA '90), President and CEO of ConvergEx Group, delivers remarks to Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management's Class of 2014.

May 8, 2014

Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

This year’s top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 9, 2014.

May 1, 2014

2014 MBA Hiring Outlook Buoyed by Tech Jobs

With employer demand for management talent meeting or exceeding pre-2008 levels, many MBA graduates are turning to tech companies, while interest shifts slightly from financial services.

Apr 30, 2014

TriStar Centennial names new COO

Former Sarah Cannon exec to lead hospital operations

Apr 30, 2014

Vanderbilt University Board of Trust approves eight new members

A college dean who was among the first Posse scholars, two business leaders, an attorney, a technology entrepreneur, a venture investor, a retired banker and a 2014 graduate of the College of Arts and Science will become the newest members.

Apr 28, 2014

Prominent scientist, respected administrator Susan Wente named Vanderbilt provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs

After an extensive national search, Susan R. Wente, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

Apr 17, 2014

Sporting latest tech toy can make you seem more like a leader

A new study by Vanderbilt Marketing Professor Steve Hoeffler finds those who are tech savvy in a business environment are seen by others as authoritative leaders.

Apr 15, 2014

Vanderbilt professor proposes a different way to finance college

An investment vehicle would help replace student debt — an idea that has Congressional support.

Apr 11, 2014

Vanderbilt MBA Case Competition Puts Latin America in the Spotlight

Cash prizes of $5,000 and $2,000 awarded to top teams in first-of-its-kind case competition.

Mar 20, 2014

Owen Graduate School of Management is popular transitional stop for veterans

Military veterans and current soldiers alike are a familiar sight in the halls of Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

Mar 11, 2014

Four Vanderbilt schools ranked in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ top 25 lists

Four Vanderbilt University schools are listed in the top 25 in their categories of the best graduate schools as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Feb 19, 2014

New York Vanderbilt chapter hosts tech entrepreneurship panel

Eighty-four Vanderbilt alumni and guests attended the Feb. 18 Tech Entrepreneurship Panel hosted by the New York City Vanderbilt Chapter.

Feb 13, 2014

Vanderbilt Launches Latin Business Challenge

New student-led MBA case competition focuses on the unique business opportunities in Central and South America.

Jan 28, 2014

‘Spear phishers’ proving hard to neutralize

Playing “gotcha” games is an ineffective way for organizations to combat their employees’ vulnerability to so-called “spear phishing” emails, according to a new study.

Jan 24, 2014

Vanderbilt Team Advances to Regional Finals of Prestigious Hult Prize

Top-tier schools go head-to-head in world's largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton's Healthcare Challenge.

Jan 24, 2014

Nine faculty honored with endowed chairs

Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Jan. 22 at the Student Life Center.

Jan 2, 2014

Pennies vs. Pounds: How “supersizing” could actually lead to healthier choices

Consumers are very attracted to deals in general and saving money per unit is very appealing to us, even when the deal is a larger bag of baby carrots,” said Haws.

Nov 13, 2013

Neon projects elite aura for amateur athletes

So, what’s behind the trend? Bright-colored products and brands do more than just draw attention. They allow people to signal a personal identity that aligns them with elite athletes, explains Vanderbilt marketing professor Jennifer Escalas.

Oct 18, 2013

VIX creator calls Volatility ETPs ‘guaranteed losers’

An increasingly popular investment product that tracks the volatility of financial markets is “virtually guaranteed to lose money” over the long term, says a Vanderbilt University finance professor.

Oct 16, 2013

Annual Vanderbilt Health Care Conference to showcase innovative models transforming health care

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management will host distinguished speakers as well as health care professionals, students and recruiters at its sixth annual Health Care Conference and Career Fair Oct. 25.

Oct 8, 2013

Vanderbilt's MBA Class of 2013 Posts Record Employment Gains

Ninety-three percent of the most recent Vanderbilt MBA graduates have accepted a job offer and this year's average salary rose to $101,301.

Oct 7, 2013

New faculty: Catherine Lee enjoys solving accounting puzzles

Catherine Farmer Lee enjoys solving puzzles. For her, the most interesting puzzle of all is a financial statement.

Oct 4, 2013

Johnson: At Owen, transformation happens on a personal scale

Eric Johnson’s return to the Owen Graduate School of Management is a welcome homecoming—both for the new dean and his family as well as former colleagues and alumni. Johnson taught at Owen as an associate professor from 1991 to 1999.

Sep 25, 2013

For secure health care data, thwart the attacks of tomorrow – not yesterday

The best way to keep digital health care records safe is to invest in proactive measures that aim to help security specialists stay a step ahead of hackers, said the dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Sep 18, 2013

The surprising link between social responsibility disclosure and profits

Corporations that make social responsibility disclosures beyond the norm have something else in common – a tendency to be more profitable over the long term than the competition.

Sep 4, 2013

Vanderbilt Researchers Take Part in NSF Cybersecurity Grant

A multi-institution team will examine security and privacy issues surrounding the transition to electronic health information.

Aug 29, 2013

Vanderbilt finance study: No long-term effects for high frequency trading

Vanderbilt University finance professors Nicolas P.B. Bollen and Robert E. Whaley finds there has been no discernable uptick in average global market volatility correlated with the rise of high-frequency computer trading.

Aug 22, 2013

Vanderbilt Welcomes Incoming Management Students

More than 31 countries are represented in this year’s MBA, EMBA, MSF, MAcc, and Master of Management in Health Care programs.

Aug 19, 2013

Five New Professors Join Owen Faculty

Vanderbilt hires researchers with expertise that spans accounting, finance and marketing.

Aug 2, 2013

Surface, original faculty member of Owen Graduate School of Management, dies

James R. Surface, professor of management, emeritus, at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management and a former executive vice chancellor and provost of the university, died Aug. 1 in Nashville. He was 92.

May 23, 2013

Vanderbilt Executive MBA program awards full tuition to non-profit leader

Stephanie Barger, an executive at Monroe Harding, a 120-year-old Nashville institution that provides care and support for foster children, wins annual non-profit scholarship.

May 15, 2013

Vanderbilt takes 2nd place in 2013 Executive Leadership Forum Business Case Competition

Students were tasked with developing strategies to prepare women and minorities for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers in national MBA competition sponsored by Exxon Mobil Corp.

May 15, 2013

Vanderbilt team wins inaugural CQA Investment Challenge

Student teams created market neutral portfolios designed to outperform the S&P 500 without taking market exposure.

May 10, 2013

Commencement 2013

W. Douglas Parker (MBA ’86), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, delivers remarks to the Owen Graduate School of Management’s Class of 2013 and members of the EMBA and MMHC Classes of 2012.

May 6, 2013

Americas MBA wraps-up inaugural session at Vanderbilt University

Partner schools based in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

Jan 9, 2013

Search committee for next Owen School dean announced

Vanderbilt Law School Dean Chris Guthrie will lead the search committee to find the next dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management.

Jan 8, 2013

Vanderbilt partners with Nightly Business Report to provide research and expertise

Research articles and pieces on business trends and issues written by Vanderbilt and the other universities will be available daily on the NBR-U site.

Dec 13, 2012

Bradford stepping down as dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management

Plans for a search to replace Bradford will be announced early in 2013.

Nov 13, 2012

Vanderbilt business students host conference: Post-election health care in the United States

Register now for the 2012 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference and Career Fair, Nov. 16 at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Sep 10, 2012

Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management appoints new Admissions Director

Christie St-John returns to Vanderbilt University, where she previously served as Director of International Relations for Owen’s Admissions Department.

Aug 21, 2012

Vanderbilt’s incoming management students maintain academic strength

This year’s class includes the first group of Master of Accountancy (MAcc) students enrolled in a new Valuation track.

Aug 16, 2012

Get motivated and stay motivated! Eight keys for pursuing long-term goals

New Vanderbilt study examines sustained motivation

Jun 7, 2012

Vanderbilt business boot camp helps survivors of prostitution, trafficking and addiction launch new café

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to work with Thistle Farms

Jun 6, 2012

Vanderbilt Accelerator and Captain D's look for the perfect hook

Restaurant chain turns to college students for ideas on building the customer experience

May 31, 2012

Vanderbilt Accelerator and Keb’Mo’ team up to keep the blues alive

Grammy-winning blues artist Kevin Moore, known better as Keb’Mo, is teaming up with the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to take the blues forward into the next decade.

May 21, 2012

Executive MBA program awards full tuition to non-profit leader

Karin Weaver, who created and runs a program bringing children’s playrooms to homeless shelters, wins annual non-profit scholarship.

May 11, 2012

Commencement 2012

Norman Johnson, Chairman of CLARCOR Inc., delivers remarks to the Owen Graduate School of Management’s Class of 2012 and members of the EMBA and MMHC Classes of 2011.

Apr 26, 2012

From the '87 stock market crash to today: Are markets more volatile or more efficient today than 25 years ago?

Donald Kohn and other economic leaders to speak at Vanderbilt

Apr 21, 2012

2012 Alumni Weekend

Eight classes from the Owen Graduate School of Management (1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007) returned to campus for reunion weekend April 20-21.

Mar 15, 2012

Vanderbilt takes 2nd place in national case competition

A cross-disciplinary team of MBA candidates and Peabody graduate students propose strategy recommendations for San Francisco’s school district

Feb 23, 2012

Vanderbilt forum to explore outlook for Tennessee auto industry

Sen. Lamar Alexander among the panelists

Feb 20, 2012

Economist Arthur Laffer proposes taxing pollution instead of income

Former Reagan adviser to speak at Vanderbilt University Feb. 23

Jan 30, 2012

For a winning ad at the Super Bowl: Less shock and more sophisticated storyline

Vanderbilt research shows why ads like Volkswagen’s Star Wars-themed spot succeed

Jan 17, 2012

$25,000 Sohr Grants awarded to Vanderbilt student business plans

AIM Healthcare co-founder and Vanderbilt alumnus Jim Sohr endows grants program to promote entrepreneurship at the Owen Graduate School of Management

Nov 28, 2011

Achieve innovation success by mastering your constraints

Vanderbilt business professor says navigating creative limitations across six categories will lead to innovative breakthroughs

Oct 17, 2011

Breakthrough Vanderbilt business research shows why customer loyalty doesn’t always pay

Researchers create a new tool to help companies beat rivals

Sep 14, 2011

Boost your career: Vanderbilt hosts executive programs open house

Sample a class and discuss education goals with admissions experts

Sep 2, 2011

Clarcor Awards Honor Owen Student Leaders

Five MBA candidates from the class of 2012 were selected

Sep 1, 2011

Vanderbilt’s Business School registers strong gains with Class of 2013

Incoming class marked by higher GMAT scores and greater diversity

Aug 31, 2011

Vanderbilt launches new accounting program focused on valuation

Specialized field has seen double-digit job growth

Jun 21, 2011

Nashville Predators hope college students can stir up fan frenzy

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute finds a creative way to attract fans

Jun 14, 2011

Sweet taste of success

Yazoo Brewery turns to college students for ideas over possible expansion

May 23, 2011

Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA program awards full tuition to Dispensary of Hope’s Julie Chupp

Grant given annually to an employee at a Middle Tennessee non-profit organization

May 20, 2011

Vanderbilt professor named chief economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission

Craig Lewis will be director of SEC's Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation

May 13, 2011

Commencement 2011

Chairman and CEO of DaVita, Inc. delivers remarks to the Class of 2011

May 4, 2011

Vanderbilt team places third in health services case competition

Alliance of business schools focused on health care management launches inaugural event

Apr 26, 2011

Experts to discuss biggest financial reform law since Great Depression

Vanderbilt's Financial Markets Research Center announces its 24th annual conference

Apr 20, 2011

Vanderbilt finance professors open NASDAQ stock exchange

Bob Whaley and Jacob Sagi honored for the creation of Alpha Indexes

Mar 16, 2011

Top business schools launch Americas MBA program

Vanderbilt University partners with business schools in Brazil, Mexico and Canada for new executive program focused on the Americas

Mar 15, 2011

Vanderbilt business school climbs to #28 in latest U.S. News rankings

Owen highlighted as one of this year's biggest movers, rising eight places over last year

Feb 22, 2011

Owen hosts social entrepreneurs for panel discussion

Businesses talk about making money and a positive impact

Feb 16, 2011

Vanderbilt MBA team wins Avnet Supply Chain Challenge

Owen student also on a winning team at UNC Marketing Case Challenge

Feb 3, 2011

Tipsheet: Vanderbilt experts discuss health care controversy

Vanderbilt experts weigh in on legal & business controversies of health care law

Feb 2, 2011

What fourth down decisions in pro-football tell us about deadlines and risky decision making

Vanderbilt researcher analyzes 22,000 NFL fourth-down decisions

Jan 31, 2011

Vanderbilt business school ranks No. 25 in U.S., according to Financial Times

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management also ranks high in job placement and faculty research

Jan 11, 2011

Getting the Best MBA Intern for Your Business

In this economic climate, a creative and motivated MBA intern may be the smartest investment for a company trying to complete projects in strategy, market analysis, marketing, finance, operations, human resources and more – without a long-term commitment.

Jan 10, 2011

Owen professors host "Educating Executives" forums throughout Southeast

Experience Vanderbilt Executive programs for working professionals. Sample the executive classroom experience. Connect with Owen faculty, students and alumni.

Nov 1, 2010

VU professors develop new Nasdaq indexes that guard against market gyrations

Alpha indexes could help investors even when the market is down

Oct 27, 2010

FedEx Chief HR Officer to speak at Owen

Shannon Brown kicks off Distinguished Speaker Series

Oct 26, 2010

Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA program ranked in Financial Times survey

Faculty research cited as a key strength

Sep 30, 2010

Vanderbilt EMBA program ranks No. 18 among alumni in WSJ rankings

New Saturday schedule helps accommodate working professionals ⎯ especially women

Sep 28, 2010

What should BP’s new CEO do now?

Owen experts discuss the causes and consequences of this summer's oil spill

Sep 16, 2010

Vanderbilt hosts Health Care Business Alliance

Health care business leaders discuss big issues in health care

Aug 26, 2010

How controlling your ‘inner elephant’ will make you a stellar executive

Vanderbilt management professor gives practical steps to fix leadership flaws

Aug 16, 2010

Nashville Area Habitat Hosts Owen Graduate School of Management Orientation Service Project

A student orientation community service project for incoming class of MBA, MSF (masters of finance) and MAcc (master of accountancy program)

Jun 17, 2010

Accelerating business success in Music City

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center to create a business boot camp for music entrepreneurs

Jun 15, 2010

Leaders to brainstorm the future of ‘medical banking’

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with HIMSS Medical Banking Project to promote the G7 Roundtable

Jun 14, 2010

Why Bridgestone is partnering with the best in sports

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute finds a creative way to promote Bridgestone’s sports partnerships

May 21, 2010

Cracking the Code: How Managers Can Drive Profits by Leveraging Principles of Consumer Psychology

The 2010 Advertising and Consumer Psychology Conference was held on May 21, 2010 at Owen this year.

May 17, 2010

McNamara Named Executive Director of Career Management Center

Read McNamara has been appointed Executive Director of the Career Management Center for the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.

May 14, 2010

Commencement 2010

Congratulations to the Class of 2010

May 13, 2010

Study Supports SEC Approach to Detecting Hedge Fund Fraud

Vanderbilt B-school research shows risk-based performance flags allow for accurate, cost-effective financial regulation

Apr 15, 2010

Financial experts & banking leaders discuss how to prevent another credit crisis

Financial Markets Research Center to host conference on regulatory change

Apr 6, 2010

Annual reports in post-SOX era provide more disclosure about stock price risk

Vanderbilt study shows reduced information gap between executives and investors

Mar 22, 2010

Owen Students Take First Place at Tulane Case Competition

Vanderbilt MBAs competed against Emory, University of Texas, University of North Carolina, Rice, Washington University, University of South Carolina and Tulane

Mar 3, 2010

Cross-disciplinary team builds on existing projects to tackle problems of poverty

“You need all perspectives when approaching the problems of poverty,” agreed Emily Bowden, a second-year MBA student and the Project Pyramid marketing director.

Feb 1, 2010

Medical Residents’ Safety Reporting Remains Low, But Simple Steps by Medical Schools and Hospitals Could Help Increase Rates

B-school study explores factors affecting residents’ safety communication; proposes academic and operational solutions

Feb 1, 2010

No ethical breach when companies target and hire competitor’s employees

Employees should decide whether to respond to poaching efforts

Jan 6, 2010

Advanced Accounting now in fourth edition

Two Vanderbilt professors have issued the fourth edition of their iconic textbook, Advanced Accounting (John Wiley and Sons)