Tennessee’s results in national report on child well-being to be released, Tennessee Youth Advisory Council members to discuss their experiences in foster care
Jun. 2, 2004—The 2004 KIDS COUNT Data Book, which evaluates state-by-state progress in child well-being, will be released nationally on Thursday, and Tennessee's rankings will be discussed during a news conference that will feature members of the Tennessee Youth Advisory Council.
Curb Center at Vanderbilt hires associate director, Steven J. Tepper of Princeton moves to Nashville this fall
Jun. 2, 2004—Steven J. Tepper will join the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University this fall as associate director, announced Bill Ivey, director of the center.
May. 26, 2004—The family of Tabitha Tuders will dedicate scholarships in Tabitha's name to the Kennedy Center Reading Clinic Tuesday, June 1, at 3 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Family Outreach Center. Tabitha, 13, was abducted in April 2003 outside her Nashville home. Friends of the Tuders family established the scholarship fund in March 2004 in honor of Tabitha and her love of reading.
Vanderbilt Law School dean joins in development of "global curriculum", World events require new look at legal education
May. 26, 2004—Kent D. Syverud, dean and Garner Anthony Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, joined legal educators representing more than 45 countries and all of the world's legal systems today to hammer out a "global curriculum" for law schools.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Press credentials for President George Bush’s visit to Vanderbilt University Medical Center
May. 25, 2004—The White House Press Office is approving and providing all press credentials for President George Bush's visit to Vanderbilt University Medical Center this Thursday afternoon.
May. 25, 2004—In the morning hours of June 8, visitors to Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory will witness an astronomical event that no living person has ever seen. Venus-the Earth's sister planet-will move directly between the Earth and the sun. The public is invited to view this rare event during a live broadcast at the observatory.
May. 21, 2004—William Christie, who has served as the dean of Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management since 2000, will step down from his position on June 1, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Nicholas Zeppos announced. Following a planned research leave, Christie will return to the faculty as the Frances Hampton Currey Chair in Finance.
May. 19, 2004—Ever think you could get a nasty sunburn ó severe enough to peel ó by attending an indoor event? Seems improbable, but it can happen. And it has ó three times recently in Middle Tennessee.
Peabody College awards distinguished alumnus honor to noted researcher of teaching practices, impact of wars on school curriculum
May. 19, 2004—Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development presented its Distinguished Alumnus Award to University of Texas at Austin professor O.L. Davis Jr. during commencement, Friday, May 14.
May. 18, 2004—SEC Commissioner Paul S. Atkins will speak at the Securities Law Update 2004 conference at Vanderbilt University Law School on Thursday, May 20.
Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville Public Schools commit to college scholarships for last class of Imagine College
May. 17, 2004—Imagine College staff are pledging scholarships to members of Pearl-Cohn Comprehensive Business Magnet High School's class of 2007-the last class to receive college financial aid through the program.
May. 14, 2004—A series of appointments to be effective June 1 will complete the restructuring of intercollegiate athletics that began last year at Vanderbilt, University officials announced today. The new appointments are the result of a thorough review that commenced in September 2003, when Vanderbilt announced a plan to ensure the integration of athletics into student and University life.
Condoleezza Rice lecture, dance party among Vanderbilt graduation activities, Chancellor Gordon Gee to deliver commencement address
May. 13, 2004—National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice spoke to graduating seniors, rock band the B-52's performed, parents attended lectures and Chancellor Gordon Gee will deliver the commencement address on Friday as part of Vanderbilt University's expanded celebration of graduation activities May 12-14.
May. 11, 2004—Gov. Phil Bredesen has appointed Pat Levitt, director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development and professor of pharmacology, to the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities.