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Author: Jan Read

Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumps five spots in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management jumped five spots to No. 22 to score its highest ranking yet on a list of top graduate business schools in the nation compiled by "U.S. News & World Report."

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Chancellor Zeppos honored with national diversity award

Feb. 5, 2016—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has been honored by "Insight Into Diversity" magazine for his commitment to diversity and inclusion with its national Giving Back award.

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Successful entrepreneur and innovator chosen to lead new Innovation Center

Feb. 1, 2016—Startup veteran Robert Grajewski has been chosen as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Vanderbilt University Innovation Center.

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Civil rights leader James Lawson closes 2016 MLK Commemoration

Jan. 20, 2016—Noted civil rights leader James Lawson, the keynote speaker for Vanderbilt's 2016 MLK Commemoration, told a capacity audience that the American people must choose if the country is to move into a true democracy with equality, freedom and justice for all.

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Universities should lead in developing solutions to global challenges, chancellor says

Nov. 18, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told a Global Action Summit audience that universities should be leaders in developing solutions to global challenges.

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Chancellor launches University Courses trans-institutional initiative; proposals due Dec. 14

Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.

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New Academic Strategic Plan charts course for Vanderbilt’s future

Aug. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, which will guide university investments in faculty recruitment, capital planning, academic programs and philanthropic priorities over the next 10 years, was officially unveiled by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Aug. 21.

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Vanderbilt Travel helps staffer in Tel Aviv

Jul. 24, 2014—During a July trip to Tel Aviv, Vanderbilt Travel reached out to the Owen School's Kim Killingsworth to see if she was safe.

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More than 4,000 trips already booked through Concur

Oct. 21, 2013—More than 6,700 users have set up travel profiles. More than 4,125 trips have been booked, and travelers have received more than $2.6 million in reimbursements, 80 percent within three to five days of their report being approved.

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VU rolls out new business travel, expense system

Jul. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt’s ubiquitous green travel forms will go the way of eight-track tapes when the new travel system rolls out across the institution.

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Getting ready to use the new travel system: Step 2 — Complete your personal profile

Jul. 22, 2013—All Vanderbilt business travelers, travel assistants and expense report delegates must complete profiles in the new travel system online.

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PCards no longer used for travel expenses as of July 29

Jul. 5, 2013—As of July 29, PCards will no longer be used to support payment of travel expenses such as airfare, hotel rooms or rental cars.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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