Aug. 16, 2012—Setting a goal—and sticking to it—can be difficult for anyone. A new study co-authored by Vanderbilt management and sociology professor Bruce Barry examines how certain types of professionals sustain their motivation and enthusiasm over very long periods.
Aug. 16, 2012—The Master of Liberal Arts and Science Program (MLAS) still has space for adult learners this fall. Applicants should act quickly; classes start the week of Aug. 27. This unique graduate school program for working adults at Vanderbilt offers courses spanning history, writing, philosophy and media studies. The program, which costs about half the tuition...
Aug. 16, 2012—The Office of Procurement has announced that through Guy Brown’s partnership with OfficeMax, Vanderbilt employees, students and alumni are now able to utilize a discount program at any OfficeMax retail location for personal purchases. As a member of the Vanderbilt community, an additional 10 percent off applies for most office supplies, furniture, ink and toner...
Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Department of Art kicks off the fall season with two new exhibitions in the Space 204 gallery. Mind Reader by Sarah Applebaum and The Other Side by Nick DeFord will open Thursday, Aug. 30, and continue through Friday, Oct. 5. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. Calling Mind Reader a “personal...
Aug. 16, 2012—This summer, the Program in Developmental Biology introduced a new format to its annual Boot Camp class.
Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has opened a new outpatient cancer clinic on the NorthCrest Medical Center campus in Springfield, Tenn., to bring high quality care to patients in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.
Aug. 16, 2012—The Department of Cardiac Surgery experienced its highest case volume to date with 1,245 adult cardiac surgeries at Vanderbilt University Hospital during the last fiscal year, according to department chair John Byrne, M.D., who spoke at Vanderbilt Heart’s quarterly town hall on Friday.
Aug. 16, 2012—The Rev. James E. Lawson Jr. and John Seigenthaler, two legends of the Civil Rights era who viewed non-violent demonstrations in Nashville from very different seats in the 1960s, sat side-by-side Tuesday at a packed lunchtime conversation in Light Hall about the essentials of developing moral leadership.
Aug. 16, 2012—George C. Hill, Ph.D., professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Education and Administration, Emeritus, has been asked to become an inaugural member of a national group of scholars that will work to address health disparities through research and mentoring.