Feb. 28, 2011—Watch the Vanderbilt University Concert Choir’s Oct. 31, 2010, performance in Ingram Hall. David Binns Williams, director.
Feb. 25, 2011—Watch video of a lecture by Thavolia Glymph, associate professor of history at Duke University, on enslaved women who disappeared during the Civil War. The talk was sponsored by a College of Arts and Science interdisciplinary course on the Civil War.
Feb. 25, 2011—When Nashville recording artist LynnMarie learned that her son, James, would be born with Down syndrome, her world stopped. “I didn’t think I could go on, much less continue with my career,” she said. “As the years went, by I found myself sitting in my bathrobe, struggling with fear and depression. But finally, I found...
Feb. 25, 2011—Watch video of the talk, “The Civil War as a Political Crisis.” On Feb. 17, George Rable, professor and Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama, spoke on “The Civil War as a Political Crisis,” as part of a series of lectures on campus during the 150th anniversary of the...
“Meanwhile, back at the ranch . . .”: What scholars can learn from novelists – and journalists – about storytelling
Feb. 25, 2011—Watch video of the Feb. 24 talk by Adam Hochschild, author and journalist, titled “‘Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch . . .’: What Scholars Can Learn from Novelists–and Journalists–about Storytelling.” Hochschild is an award-winning author of six books, including King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa and Bury the Chains:...
Feb. 25, 2011—Why changing your MIND is better than changing habits. How dad’s schedule could cause kids to be bullies. And it’s more than a pink ribbon — the life-saving power of support.
Feb. 24, 2011—The Commodores’ postponed women’s basketball game with Florida will now tip off at 5 p.m. Friday in Memorial Gymnasium.
Feb. 24, 2011—Researchers have identified a new candidate gene for the most common form of glaucoma, which runs in families. The findings offer novel insights into glaucoma pathology and could lead to targeted treatment strategies.
Feb. 24, 2011—Support and treatment, not punishment, are needed to help the 10 to 20 percent of U.S. nurses and nursing students who may have problems with substance abuse and addiction.
Feb. 24, 2011—Students in Tennessee's state prekindergarten program experience an average of 82 percent greater gains in literacy and math skills over their peers who do not attend state pre-k.
Feb. 24, 2011—New research about the link between body weight and mortality among Asians, which has not been studied in the past, finds being severely underweight poses a serious threat for this population and that preventing obesity is the top priority moving forward.
Feb. 23, 2011—Thirteen incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship program.