Jan. 30, 2003—"Two Gentlemen of Verona a musical adaptation opens in Neely Auditorium on Feb. 14, with additional performances on Feb. 15, 20, 21, 22 at 8 p.m. and one matinee Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. This happy coming-of-age story celebrates spring and its promise of love with a satirical Shakespearean undercurrent of governments sometimes less than pure motives for war.
Jan. 29, 2003—Roger W. Ferguson Jr., vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will speak on September 11, the Federal Reserve and the Financial System as part of the Owen Distinguished Speaker Series on Feb. 5.
Jan. 28, 2003—Vanderbilt faculty representing the Law School, the Owen Graduate School of Management and the Divinity School will address the subject of corporate responsibility in a panel discussion on Feb. 3.
Jan. 28, 2003—Vanderbilts impact on the local economy totaled at least $3.4 billion last year, according to a recently completed analysis. The University's economic impact on the Middle Tennessee region in fiscal year 2002 is up from $3 billion in FY 2001 a 13 percent increase.
Jan. 27, 2003—President Bushs Jan. 28 State of the Union address is his most important opportunity to date to make the case for going to war with Iraq, according to Thomas Schwartz, a Vanderbilt University expert on U.S. foreign policy and alliance politics.
Jan. 24, 2003—Partners of the Heart, a documentary chronicling the 34-year relationship between a white physician and a black lab technician that resulted in a major breakthrough in pediatric cardiac surgery, will be shown Monday, Feb. 3, at 4 p.m. at Vanderbilts Sarratt Cinema. The special screening is free and open to the public.
Jan. 24, 2003—Its a business where the cry of strike is as devastating to the game itself as to the player swinging the bat. The economic concerns of major league baseballfrom labor-management relations and legal issues to competitive balance and contractionwill be the focus of a one-day conference at Vanderbilt University on Feb. 21.
Jan. 23, 2003—More and more tearful goodbyes are happening across the country between American children and parents who are being deployed because of impending war.
Jan. 23, 2003—Michael Aurbach, professor of art at Vanderbilt, has been elected president of the College Art Association (CAA), a national organization of more than 14,000 individual artists, art historians and other visual arts and museum professionals.
Jan. 23, 2003—Vanderbilt faculty are available to offer commentary and insight into what effect the prospect of warand outbreak, should it happenwill have on the U.S. economy.
Jan. 23, 2003—Vanderbilt University, which remains committed to increasing the supply of affordable housing in Nashville, has renewed its five-year $100,000 investment in the Nashville Housing Fund. Through public and private resources, the nonprofit corporation assists low- and moderate-income families and individuals who want to become successful homeowners, and also works with developers to expand affordable housing options in Nashville.
Jewish-Christian relations during the Spanish Inquisition and forgotten victims of the Holocaust launch new Jewish Studies series
Jan. 23, 2003—Renee Levine Melammed, assistant dean of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel will present "Defying the Spanish Inquisition: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile" on Sunday, Feb. 2, and "The Forgotten Holocaust Victims: Sephardic Jewry," on Monday, Feb. 3.
Jan. 20, 2003—Vanderbilt law professor Rebecca Brown and Linda Manning, director of the Margaret Cuninggim Womens Center at Vanderbilt, will give a talk on the historic Roe v. Wade decision at a noon lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Jan. 17, 2003—Patout Burns, the Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School will lead The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Church: Explorations of Christianity's Quest for Power, the fifth in a series of studies exploring religion in the global context of culture, art, politics and economics.
Jan. 17, 2003—Gisela Mosig, 72, a pioneering genetic researcher and distinguished faculty member at Vanderbilt University, died Jan. 12 at Alive Hospice. She had been undergoing cancer treatment for two years.