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.
Jan. 16, 2003—David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, will give a series of lectures at Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Jan. 15, 2003—Kent D. Syverud, dean and Garner Anthony Professor of Law at the Vanderbilt University Law School, was installed as president of the American Law Deans Association (ALDA) at the organizations annual meeting earlier this month.
Jan. 15, 2003—Since opening its doors 50 years ago, Vanderbilts Arthur J. Dyer Observatory has introduced thousands of Nashvillians to the world of astronomy through school tours, public observation nights and other community programs.
Jan. 15, 2003—Two of the leading thinkers in class action litigation will meet at Vanderbilt University Law School on Jan. 22 to debate controversial pending legislation that would reform the way class action lawsuits are tried.
Jan. 14, 2003—A highly competitive graduate-level fellowship program established to encourage economic and democratic growth in Eurasia is bringing a more international flair to the student body at Vanderbilt Universitys Peabody College of education and human development.
Jan. 13, 2003—David Brogan, a Vanderbilt biomedical engineering senior who combines his studies with cross-country competition and community involvement, has been chosen to receive one of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships.