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The United Nations Foundation and Vanderbilt University to host foreign policy discussion;

Sep. 30, 2004—The United Nations Foundation and Vanderbilt University will host a foreign policy discussion at Ingram Hall on the Vanderbilt University campus on Monday, October 4, at 7 p.m.

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Vanderbilt joins ORNL core universities

Sep. 30, 2004—Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced today that Vanderbilt University has joined the laboratory's "core universities." ORNL's core universities--which now number sevenóassume a scientific leadership role in working with the laboratory to help shape the research agenda for more than one billion dollars in science and technology programs.

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Canadian government offers support to Center for the Americas at Vanderbilt, Further collaboration likely

Sep. 30, 2004—The government of Canada will provide support to Vanderbilt University for programs and studies that promote a better knowledge and understanding of Canada and its relationship with the United States.

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Panel to discuss beginnings of Moby Dick, other Melville masterpieces, Vanderbilt event will honor the late Wilson Heflin, author of Herman Melville’s Whaling Years

Sep. 29, 2004—Four years of Pacific Ocean adventures in the early 1840s informed classic novels by Herman Melville including Moby Dick and Typee, but until recently the full story of those formative years of the author had not been told.

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Study of German at Vanderbilt gets boost from the Max Kade Foundation, Center to receive $428,000 grant

Sep. 29, 2004—An investment into the study of Europe ñ Germany in particular ñ will help transform the Center for European Studies at Vanderbilt University into a hub of activity reaching college and high school German instructors through much of the South.

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Vanderbilt to host "Meet the Candidates" community picnic

Sep. 29, 2004—Vanderbilt University's "Meet the Candidates" community picnic on Oct. 7 is expected to be one of the area's largest and most festive political gatherings prior to the Nov. 3 election.

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Writer and Vanderbilt alumnus Randall Jarrell to be honored at Nashville high school

Sep. 28, 2004—Vanderbilt University graduate Randall Jarrell, a poet, critic and teacher, will be honored with a historical marker at Hume-Fogg High School. He graduated from Hume-Fogg in 1931.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center offers free Sibshops for siblings of children with special needs

Sep. 27, 2004—Children between the ages of 7 and 12 who have a sibling with special needs are invited to attend Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Sibshops on Oct. 9, Dec. 4, Feb. 5 and April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Vanderbilt expert: Hamm will likely keep gold medal

Sep. 27, 2004—The likelihood is slim that Paul Hamm will be ordered to surrender his gold medal, despite an appeal by South Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young being heard by Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday, Sept. 27.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Launches Genital Herpes Vaccine Trial

Sep. 27, 2004—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are launching a clinical trial of Herpavac, a new genital herpes vaccine that has proven effective in previous clinical trials in preventing the spread of the herpes simplex virus in women.

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‘Voices of Southern Dissent’ to be heard at Vanderbilt, Essayists opposed to Bush administration policies to speak on Oct. 5

Sep. 23, 2004—The presumption that the American South is irretrievably "Bush Country" will be challenged when several of the writers from the Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent book of essays appear at Vanderbilt University for a panel discussion.

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Metro-Vanderbilt partnership cuts ribbon on new playground at the historic Preston Taylor Homes

Sep. 23, 2004—Mayor Bill Purcell and Vanderbilt Vice Chancellor for Student Life and University Affairs David Williams today joined other state and local officials in cutting the ribbon on a new playground at Boyd Park for the children who live in and near the historic Preston Taylor Homes. The park and its playground were renovated through a cooperative effort between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Vanderbilt University / North Nashville Community Outreach Partnership Center.

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Reorganization of Owen executive management team complete

Sep. 23, 2004—The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University has announced the promotion of three of its MBA program's senior management team members and the return of another to head its Executive MBA and other executive programs.

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Owen School ranked No. 2 among smaller schools by Wall Street Journal

Sep. 22, 2004—The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University soared among programs its size in today's ranking of top business schools reported in The Wall Street Journal. The school placed No. 2 in North America among regional schools, those the paper says "tend to be smaller."

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Get surprised during Relevant Religion course about ancient women, Three-installment class begins on Oct. 4

Sep. 22, 2004—Often the accomplishments of the less powerful are overlooked when the history books are written, because those who dominate a culture generally keep the records.

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