Nine cities represented at program to promote cross-sector collaboration

Ten government, business, and nonprofit leaders from Middle Tennessee have been chosen for a Harvard Business School program convening leaders from nine American cities who are working across sectors to make their communities prosper. The program is locally coordinated by Global Action Platform, an international university-business alliance for scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant food, health,

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Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

by Jennifer Johnston | Jul. 19, 2016, 9:26 AM Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has made a number of appointments to boards, committees and advisory committees in recent weeks. Among them are a number of members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities, including: Sri Pallavaram, research associate for the Vanderbilt Institute

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The Value of Cross-Cultural Learning-Pomona Impact

May 30, 2016 by Sarah Sterling Our mission at Pomona Impact has always been to create a supportive ecosystem for social entrepreneurs in Central America. But what does that really mean? At Pomona for us it includes helping to identify and support co-working spaces, investing in social entrepreneurs, participating in industry specific events, and most

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Trans-institutional team competes in regionals of global student competition for social good

A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Kelsey Moore, Owen Graduate School of Management MBA student Liz Anthony

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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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