Dec. 17, 2008—For the past several weeks, hundreds of people have entered their names in a drawing at Rand Bookstore for a chance to win Music City Bowl tickets. First-year student Caroline Hadley was the lucky winner on Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Dec. 16, 2008—The fast-growing number of withdrawal restrictions being imposed by hedge funds to curtail capital drain during the financial market crisis comes with a hefty price tag for fund investors, says a new study from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. The research comes as investors seek desperately to exit hedge funds to avoid further declines and the possibility of fund failure, yet face a suspension of redemptions by fund managers.
Dec. 15, 2008—Andrew B. Benedict Jr., a prominent Nashville banker and longtime member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, died Monday morning at home. He was 94.
Dec. 12, 2008—We\'re going bowling! Hear from Bobby Johnson about the Music City Bowl. Plus, more sweet competition, that\'s good enough to eat! (6:08)
Dec. 12, 2008—A detailed analysis of the measurements of five different satellites have revealed the existence of the warm plasma cloak, a new region of the magnetosphere, which is the invisible shield of magnetic fields and electrically charged particles that surround and protect Earth from the onslaught of the solar wind.
Dec. 11, 2008—Christopher P. Toft, a leading fundraiser in higher education and health care in Chicago has been named associate vice chancellor for university development at Vanderbilt.
Dec. 11, 2008—A member of the Vanderbilt University men's cross country team is one of five finalists for the Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup for being a positive influence. Vanderbilt senior Rob Whiting will learn on Jan. 14 whether he bests the other candidates at a ceremony at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
Vanderbilt and Belmont universities to co-host community meeting Dec. 17 about blasting and construction projects
Dec. 11, 2008—On Wed., Dec. 17, Metro Councilman Keith Durbin, Vanderbilt University and Belmont University invite the public to attend a free, educational program on blasting for construction projects on both campuses.
Dec. 10, 2008—Read more. Media Contact: Amy Wolf, (615) 322-NEWS email@example.com
Dec. 9, 2008—Carolyn Dever, interim dean of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University, has accepted an appointment as dean, effective immediately.
Dec. 9, 2008—For the first time, structural biologists have managed to obtain the detailed three-dimensional structure of one of the proteins that form the core of the complex molecular machine, called the replisome, that plant and animal cells assemble to copy their DNA as the first step in cell reproduction.
Dec. 9, 2008—Listen to a podcast of a Dec. 4 presentation by Charlie Peacock, Brooke Waggoner, Amy Stroup, and John Davis.