Jan. 29, 2002—Virginia Richardson, one of the countrys premier leaders in the field of teacher education, will share her insights on enhancing the quality of teaching nationally at Vanderbilt University on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Support for siblings in families with a child with special needs to be topic of Kennedy Center Coffee and Conversation
Jan. 25, 2002—Its a challenge for most parents to meet the individual needs of all their children, and its an even greater challenge when one of those children has a disability. Don Meyer, founder of Sib Shops, will address Sharing the Caring: Special Needs of Special Needs during a coffee and conversation hour, Friday, Feb. 8.
Finalists named in premier MBA case competition at Vanderbilt; MBA students to present strategies on future of interactive TV
Jan. 25, 2002—Six teams of MBA students from top business schools have been named as finalists in the Owen@Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest, to be held at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University next month. The contest is the largest case competition of its kind, awarding the winning team a check for $25,000.
Jan. 23, 2002—Encountering Islam, the first in a series of studies exploring religion, will begin Feb. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. as part of the Vanderbilt at Scarritt-Bennett Program. This is the first of a new series called Relevant Religion that will explore religion in a global context of culture, art, politics and economics.
Jan. 22, 2002—Vanderbilts Owen School Graduate School of Management was ranked the 24th best MBA program in the world and 19th among those in the United States in rankings of business schools by the Financial Times, one of the worlds leading business publications.
Jan. 21, 2002—W. Michael Reisman Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, will speak about \'Unratified Treaties and Other Unperfected Acts in International Law\' at Vanderbilt University Law School on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Jan. 17, 2002—Claremont Graduate University professor Michele Foster will give a talk titled Rekindling A Dream: Scholarship and Action in The Service of Social Justice on Monday, Jan. 21, at Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 17, 2002—Why is building quality early childhood education so difficult? This question will be explored on Tuesday, Jan. 22, as part of the Kennedy Center series Occasional Conversations on Human Development.
Jan. 16, 2002—The Owen Graduate School of Management has announced several new and newly promoted staff in its Career Management Center and administrative offices.
Jan. 14, 2002—Pledging simplicity, clarity, agility and accountability in Vanderbilt Universitys senior leadership, Chancellor Gordon Gee today announced a reorganization and two key appointments in the areas of academic affairs and student life.
Jan. 14, 2002—Vanderbilts impact on the local economy totaled at least $3 billion last year, according to a recently completed analysis. The University\'s economic impact on the Middle Tennessee region in fiscal year 2001 is up from $2.8 billion in FY 2000 a 7 percent increase.
Jan. 4, 2002—Cultural critic and physiologist Jared Diamond had studied bird evolution in New Guinea for 34 years when one day a local politician asked him two very direct evolutionary questions: Why had New Guineans continued to use stone tools until relatively recently, and why had Europeans and Americans been the ones to introduce them to steel tools, books and ships?
Jan. 3, 2002—A performance by the internationally renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, improving Black-Jewish relations through jazz, and music as a means of HIV/AIDS intervention are just some of the highlights Jan. 14-29 during Vanderbilt Universitys 2002 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series Music, Memory & The Movement: The Sounds of Liberation.