Oct. 16, 2009—Watch video of an Oct. 14 talk, "Working at the Frontier: The Process and Adventure of Exploration," by Rick Chappell, research professor of physics.
Oct. 16, 2009—Vanderbilt engineering alumni Carl E. Adams Jr., George E. Cook and Charles E. Fields Jr. each received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt's School of Engineering during the Engineering Celebration Dinner held Oct. 15 at the university's Student Life Center.
Oct. 15, 2009—Five Vanderbilt University alumni who have distinguished themselves through a variety of careers – including public servant, journalist and humorist – and have made significant contributions as staff members of the university's student media – will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 16, 2009.
Oct. 13, 2009—Since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law in February, it has given a significant boost to scientific and medical research at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Oct. 13, 2009—Performance pay for teachers continues to gain momentum nationally despite the absence of a clear understanding of its impact on students, teachers and schools. A new book from the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University brings together the latest research on the topic to offer guidance for researchers, policymakers and practitioners seeking deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding this issue.
MEDIA ADVISORY: New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz available to media prior to Oct. 14 lecture at Vanderbilt University
Oct. 13, 2009—Will Shortz, crossword puzzle editor for the New York Times and puzzle master on NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday," will give a public talk at Vanderbilt University Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m.
Oct. 12, 2009—Stephen Hadley, who served as the principal White House foreign policy adviser under former President George W. Bush, will speak at Vanderbilt University Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at noon.
Oct. 9, 2009—Colorful, portable sculptures and panel discussions with Vanderbilt faculty members are all part of Art Makes Place, a year-long project to bring more contemporary art to Nashville's public spaces.
Oct. 9, 2009—The Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni (AVBA) will not only reflect on its achievements the past 25 years but also consider issues pertinent to current and future African Americans on campus during a series of events Oct. 15-17.
Oct. 9, 2009—David Charles Mills, author of Unholy: The Slaves Bible, will give two public lectures at Vanderbilt University, Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
Oct. 9, 2009—Fast food facts, a little "Magic" and Jeopardy Vandy style in VUCast for Oct. 9, 2009. (7:26)
Oct. 8, 2009—Health care business leaders and experts tackle hot button issues in health care as Vanderbilt hosts the Health Care Business Alliance. Watch the Oct. 2 keynote speech by Randall Spratt, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of McKesson Corporation.
Oct. 8, 2009—Health care business leaders and experts tackle hot button issues in health care as Vanderbilt hosts the Health Care Business Alliance. Watch the Oct. 2 panel discussion.
Oct. 8, 2009—Antonis Rokas is a member of a small cadre of scientists who are applying the growing power of genomics to untangle and correctly arrange the branches of the tree of life.
First African American mayor of Philadelphia, Miss., discusses building a new legacy in the Old South Oct. 13 at Vanderbilt University
Oct. 8, 2009—On July 3, 2009, James A. Young became the first African American mayor of Philadelphia, Miss., a small city forever linked with the murders of three Civil Rights workers in 1964. Young brings his story to Vanderbilt University Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Sarratt Cinema.