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 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

Lessons in Leadership

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

Whenever a business or organizational leader comes to campus, whether as part of the student-run Distinguished Speaker Series or simply to meet with students and faculty, Dean Eric Johnson always has one favor to ask: Sit down for a 10-minute … 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

Lasting Impression

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Business

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 … 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