Press Release Archives | Prior to 2010

Dec 30, 2009

Article explaining popular ‘fear index’ among most accessed of 2009 Investors click often on ‘Understanding the VIX’ 

An article by Vanderbilt’s Robert Whaley explaining the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s volatility index was among the leading global financial articles of 2009 in Institutional Investor Journals.

Dec 14, 2009

Beginning of a Decade TIPSHEET – Business 

Corporate responsibility and sustainability, fundamental reforms needed, accountability key to health care reform and social networking

Dec 8, 2009

Vanderbilt MBA students finish second in prestigious real estate competition 

A team of MBA students from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management took second place in a prestigious MBA case competition, the University of Texas at Austin National Real Estate Challenge.

Dec 4, 2009

Tipsheet: Former FTC appointee and Vanderbilt business school professor available for interviews on NBC/Comcast deal ramifications 

Luke Froeb, a Vanderbilt University business professor and former Chief Economist at the FTC said he sees very little horizontal overlap in the NBC/Comcast merger.

Dec 2, 2009

Bradford to continue as dean of Owen 

Vanderbilt business school dean re-appointed to five-year term

Nov 19, 2009

Vanderbilt Doctoral Student Wins National Award 

Woodrow “Woody” Lucas was one of only two recipients of a Ph.D. Trailblazer Award for 2009 from the National Black MBA Association.

Nov 19, 2009

Vanderbilt professor part of winning team for best practitioner presentation 

Bruce Cooil is co-author of a paper that won the Best Practitioner Presentation Award at the 2009 Frontiers in Service Conference.

Nov 6, 2009

Vanderbilt business school hosts a 'Salute to Our Veterans' 

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management’s Armed Forces Association will host a "Salute to the Veterans" on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m.

Nov 4, 2009

Vanderbilt team wins national MBA human capital case competition 

Deloitte awards $10,000 to the winning team

Oct 26, 2009

Vanderbilt business school professor breaks tradition with MM, ‘textbook’ for digitally connected students

A new marketing textbook by Vanderbilt professor Dawn Iacobucci launched this semester is among the first graduate level texts to utilize digital tools to enhance learning, according to the publisher, 4LTR Press.

Sep 23, 2009

Health care business leaders and experts tackle hot button issues in health care 

Vanderbilt hosts Health Care Business Alliance

Sep 17, 2009

Four new professors join the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management team 

The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management welcomed four unique academics, with strong professional business backgrounds, as the newest members of the Owen faculty.

Aug 17, 2009

New Owen Graduate School website designed to promote students and entice recruiters 

In this day and age, searching for the right job entails a lot more than just sending out resumes.

Jul 22, 2009

Smart management practice key to health care reform success 

Study identifies principles that promote improved quality, better outcomes

Jun 30, 2009

Junior Achievement VP awarded full tuition to Vanderbilt’s Executive MBA Program

Annual sponsorship honors exceptional nonprofit leaders

Jun 25, 2009

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School dean appointed to GMAC board of directors 

Jim Bradford joins leading organization to promote value of graduate business education

Jun 17, 2009

Vanderbilt University to assist veterans under Yellow Ribbon Program 

Eligible veterans can attend Vanderbilt University at a significantly reduced cost thanks to the school’s participation in the Yellow Ribbon GI Educational Enhancement Program.

Jun 9, 2009

Firms Can Lose Big When Politicians Die Unexpectedly 

Analysis Shows Companies Geographically Affiliated with Politicians Lost Two Percent of Firm Value and Millions in Equity When Connections Were Abruptly Severed

Jun 2, 2009

Kix Brooks takes a unique approach to expanding the entertainment & events side of his winery 

Vanderbilt’s Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with Arrington Vineyards

Jun 1, 2009

Focus on innovation, marketing and leadership at Vanderbilt Banking Institute 

Vanderbilt and BAI partner to strengthen skills of financial services executives

May 21, 2009

Branding Nashville business beyond ‘Music City’: Students to shape the city’s new entrepreneurial and high-tech identity 

Vanderbilt’s Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

May 8, 2009

Commencement 2009

Words of Wisdom to the Class of 2009: Character Counts.

Apr 23, 2009

Vanderbilt Schools Excel in US News Rankings 

Peabody tops list; Owen Graduate School of Management jumps 11 spots

Apr 22, 2009

Owen Team Wins Second Place in Finance Case Competition 

A four-man team of MBA students from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management finished second in the Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition held on April 17, 2009.

Apr 21, 2009

Volcker and Kohn Discuss the Economic Crisis at Owen

Leading economic thinkers came together to talk about the current financial crisis at the 22nd annual Financial Markets Research Center Conference.

Mar 31, 2009

Vanderbilt Executive MBA Program Adapts to Help Professionals and Businesses

Owen Graduate School Program Will Move to Alternating Saturday Format

Mar 18, 2009

Treat Health Insurance Like Auto Insurance and Hold People Accountable

Vanderbilt Health and Business Expert Gives His Take on How to Fix the Health Care Crisis

Mar 17, 2009

Careers With Impact: Industry Leaders Talk About Socially And Environmentally Conscious Jobs

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management hosts sustainable jobs conference

Feb 26, 2009

Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger Might Yield Benefits to Artists and Consumers, Vanderbilt Professor Tells Congress

Antitrust Expert Luke Froeb Outlines Challenges of Assessing “Vertical Mergers,” Urging Broader Consideration of Competition and Antitrust Policies

Jan 22, 2009

The Obama Effect: Test-Taking Performance Gap Virtually Eliminated During Key Moments of Obama’s Presidential Run

New Research Demonstrates Potential Impact of Role Models on Boosting Performance

Jan 5, 2009

Getting The Best MBA Intern For Your Business

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School Hosts Workshop For All Size Companies

Jul 1, 2008

Vanderbilt B-School Receives Prestigious Honor for Volunteer Service and Cause-Related Initiatives

Owen Ties with Erasmus University for 2008 GMAC Team MBA Award

Apr 28, 2008

Tupelo Trip Teaches Poverty Lessons To Students


Eight Vanderbilt students setting out to learn from successful poverty alleviation efforts didn’t expect to receive one of their best lessons on economic development during a recent 36-hour trip to Tupelo, Miss. They were pleasantly surprised.

Feb 20, 2008

Vanderbilt Business, Economics, Divinity and Education Students Combine Forces to Find Ways to Alleviate Global Poverty

Vanderbilt graduate students from four disciplines – business, divinity, economics, and education—have set an ambitious goal for their spring break trip to Bangladesh: Find ways to alleviate poverty in the poorest parts of the world.

Sep 28, 2007

Business and Faith: a Unique Partnership Inspires Future

Vanderbilt business and divinity students travel to India to fight poverty.

Sep 28, 2007

Starting at the Bottom

Students Build ‘Pyramid’ Initiatives at Owen to End Global Poverty through Global Business

Sep 14, 2007

New Project Pyramid Case Competition Brings B-Schools to Bear Against Global Poverty

Winning Team To Be Named at the November Net Impact Conference at Vanderbilt’s Owen School

Nov 20, 2006

Vanderbilt MBA Students Take Top Spot in International Case Competition

Students tackled creating a supply chain for alternative fuel in Latin America