Owen News

From the Fall 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

Owen News

From the Spring 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

Just Getting Better

From the Fall 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Guy

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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


From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

Measuring What Matters

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

Owen News Briefs

From the Winter 2013 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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

New faculty, new strengths

From the Winter 2013 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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