Richard A. “Pete” Peterson, one of the first professors to
research country music from a sociological perspective, died
Feb. 4. He was 77.
Vanderbilt is among the first institutions in the country,
and the only one in Tennessee, to offer this test.
Bring your sweethearts to support the women’s basketball
team as they take on the Kentucky Wildcats and support breast
cancer awareness and research at the same time.
Zainab Al-Suwaij, co-founder and executive director of the
American Islamic Congress, will speak.
Twain and Twang, Nashville’s citywide celebration, marks
the 175th anniversary this year of Twain’s birth, 100th
anniversary of his death and 125th anniversary of the
publication of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Musician and recent Reebok Human Rights recipient Anderson
Sa, who has used music to help lead Brazilian youth away from
drug cartels, will spend a week at Vanderbilt.
The puppets, as well as games, parachutes, and a giant
model solar system, are available for check-out to all
Vanderbilt staff, faculty, and students.
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