Vanderbilt Dean Doubling Down On ‘Personal Scale’

by John A. Byrne on May 4, 2016 It’s not unusual for a new business school dean to take over the job and immediately begin working with faculty to change the institution. The change agenda usually starts with a strategic study that includes surveys and focus groups of employers, alumni and students as well as one-on-one sessions

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Q&A: Ted Fischer of Vanderbilt

Source: NashvillePost Author: William Williams Original Publish Date: October 9, 2015 Ted Fischer is professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. Over a five-year period, he teamed with Steve Moore (head of Middle Tennessee-based Shalom Foundation) and multiple VU students on a malnutrition-oriented and social enterprise effort

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Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

Source: Vanderbilt News Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens Original Publish Date: April 18, 2013 Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects. The field station, located at the Moore Pediatric Surgery Center, provides support

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A Town Transformed

Source: Vanderbilt Business Author: Nancy Wise Original Publish Date: Fall 2008 Sharran Srivatsaa, MBA’08, remembers arriving in Tupelo, Miss., well after dark and encountering what most people would expect to see on a small-town Thursday night: very little. “There wasn’t much going on.” In the morning he saw the place, physically and figuratively, in an

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

Source: Owen Graduate School of Management Newsroom Author: Amy Wolf Original Publish Date: February 20, 2008 NASHVILLE, Tenn.—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. “We don’t want

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