Minneapolis is becoming a hub for Owen alum. Is it the bustling economy? Beautiful lakes? Great quality of life? All that, and more. Minneapolis may surprise you. Sixteen Fortune 500 companies call the area home. The economy is diverse and strong. Housing is affordable. The population skews younger than the U.S. average. Then there’s the […]
When Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management began developing a strategic plan two years ago, alumni and employers felt confident that MBA graduates excelled in their majors, from marketing to finance.
Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are exploring new innovations to raise health care quality while lowering costs.
Vanderbilt MBA graduates are helping lead Rover on a path of quick growth, but it’s not always easy to keep up.
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.
Kim Newton might be consulting with a greeting card executive at Hallmark in Kansas City one day. The next day, her team might be addressing a challenge for the company’s Crayola, ornament or home décor businesses. Then, the following week, she might be focused on the digital intersection of greeting cards and Silicon Valley. It’s […]
Two alumnae establish new scholarships to help strengthen Diversity at Owen In 1976, less than a decade after the first 10 students enrolled at Vanderbilt’s new Graduate School of Management, Amy Conlee began her business education. “I was at Owen at a very early stage,” recalls Amy Conlee, MBA’77. Our class size was only […]
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.
Ray Sumner, MBA’10, woke up in a bed with white sheets. He recognized his mother, who was holding his right hand. She had traveled from their family farm on Staten Island to keep vigil at his bedside in Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, MBA’93, Charts the Future of Finance
Elliot Waterbury, MAcc’15, died June 14, 2017, in New York City. He was 25. Elliot was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Fla. He earned a master’s in accountancy and business valuations from Vanderbilt University in 2015 and was name valedictorian. Before coming to Vanderbilt, Elliot attended Florida State University, graduating summa cum laude in […]
Fourteen students embarked on Vanderbilt’s inaugural one-year Master of Marketing degree program this fall. Announced in November 2015, the program joins Owen’s one-year master’s programs in finance and accounting, all designed to give recent college graduates an edge in the business world. The Master of Marketing program equips students will skills in digital marketing, analytics, […]
Students on Professor David Parsley’s DC Trek in April met with several notable economic figures in the nation’s capital, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who shared perspectives on leadership and monetary policy. The trek is open to students in Parsley’s Business and the World Economy and Seminar in Monetary and Fiscal Policy courses. The […]
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 master’s of management in health care and EMBA programs also participated. After a welcome […]
Jessica Kennedy busts the myth that women are bad negotiators