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How you view your first time can have long-lasting effects; Vanderbilt University professor explores virginity loss in new book

Nov. 15, 2005—Losing one's virginity is among life's most significant experiences, and a new study explores its complexities, from how men and women view the act √± much less differently than people might think √± to how the circumstances surrounding virginity loss affect people long term and what it means for young gays and lesbians.

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Biomedical pioneer speaks on tissue engineering and drug delivery innovations

Nov. 15, 2005—One of the most prolific medical inventors in history, Robert S. Langer, spoke at Vanderbilt Nov. 11 about a variety of topics including how drug delivery technologies, including novel polymers and intelligent microchips, promise to create new treatments for cancer, heart disease and many other illnesses.

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Vanguard founder discusses mismanagement of mutual funds, crisis in American investing

Nov. 15, 2005—John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and president of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center spoke at Vanderbilt Nov. 15 about how disregard for the "relentless rules of arithmetic" and other mismanagement by mutual fund managers has "robbed investors of trillions."

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Youngest Triple-Organ Recipient in Vanderbilt’s History Now Recovering

Nov. 14, 2005—A 15-year-old Coffee County girl is recovering after becoming the first child to receive a simultaneous heart and double-lung transplant at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Nov. 8.

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Auschwitz survivor and Nazi Youth movement member discuss their "uncommon friendship"Auschwitz survivor and Nazi Youth movement member discuss their "uncommon friendship"

Nov. 11, 2005—An Auschwitz concentration camp survivor and a member of the Nazi Youth Movement discuss their "uncommon friendship" as part of Vanderbilt\'s Holocaust Lecture Series Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Law School.

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Auschwitz survivor and Nazi Youth movement member discuss their “uncommon friendship”Auschwitz survivor and Nazi Youth movement member discuss their “uncommon friendship”

Nov. 11, 2005—An Auschwitz concentration camp survivor and a member of the Nazi Youth Movement discuss their "uncommon friendship" as part of Vanderbilt's Holocaust Lecture Series Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Law School.

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Vanderbilt Legends Club hires new management company, Redstone Golf Management awarded five-year contract

Nov. 10, 2005—Redstone Golf Management has been awarded a five-year contract to manage the operation of Vanderbilt Legends Club, a Vanderbilt University official announced.

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Panel discusses Vanderbilt sociologist’s new book on neo-bohemia

Nov. 10, 2005—Hipsters, poseurs, waitresses and polka were among the many topics raised during a panel discussion with Vanderbilt sociologist Richard Lloyd about his new book, Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Versatile artist Laurie Anderson to appear at Vanderbilt

Nov. 9, 2005—Performance artist Laurie Anderson will discuss her entire repertoire and current project, "The Waters Reglitterized," on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Vanderbilt University as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series. Anderson's work has covered the spectrum of media, from performance, film, music and writing to photography and sculpture.

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Hussein’s lawyers’ threat to not recognize the Iraqi court is “legal maneuvering” says Vanderbilt International law expert

Nov. 9, 2005—A Vanderbilt international law expert says the threat by attorneys for Saddam Hussein to end all contact with the Iraqi court that will try the former Iraqi president is nothing but "legal maneuvering."

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Vanguard founder Bogle to speak at Vanderbilt

Nov. 8, 2005—John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and president of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, will speak at Vanderbilt University at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15, as part of the Owen Graduate School of Management's Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, which will be held in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus, is free and open to the public.

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Vanderbilt anthropologist’s work to symbolize Chile’s bicentennial

Nov. 8, 2005—Vanderbilt anthropologist Tom Dillehay has spent the past 30 years uncovering the ancient history of Chile and other South American countries, in the process changing our understanding of how and when humans first came to the Americas. His contributions to Chilean culture were recognized this fall by Chile's President Ricardo Lagos with an announcement that his work will be used to symbolize Chile's Sello Bicentenario, or bicentennial, which the nation will celebrate in 2010.

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Sasser, Carlson to discuss American diplomacy at Vanderbilt

Nov. 8, 2005—Two former U.S. ambassadors and alumni of Vanderbilt University will discuss diplomacy during a forum that will be part of International Education Week at Vanderbilt.

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Nina Totenberg lecture cancelled; National Public Radio’s award-winning legal correspondent was to talk about Supreme Court Nov. 10 at Vanderbilt University

Nov. 8, 2005—Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nina Totenberg, National Public Radio's award-winning legal affairs correspondent, has cancelled her speaking engagement at Vanderbilt University on Thursday, Nov. 10.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Biomedical pioneer to speak on tissue engineering and drug-delivery innovations

Nov. 7, 2005—Credited with launching the fields of sustained drug delivery and tissue engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute Professor Robert S. Langer will give the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture at Vanderbilt at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

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