Mar. 12, 2009—The Information Systems Security Association has honored Mark Johnson, chief information security officer for Vanderbilt University, with its Security Professional of the Year award for 2008.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Israeli legislator Natan Sharansky available to media prior to Impact Symposium March 17-18
Mar. 12, 2009—Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Israeli legislator Natan Sharansky will deliver public lectures at Vanderbilt University March 17-18 as part of the university's annual Impact Symposium.
Mar. 12, 2009—Helping others, robot geek mania and bricks for a good cause. Those stories and more in this week's VUCast. (4:19)
Mar. 12, 2009—Working in a global economy means a lot more than where a business builds or sends its products. Today, a business owner may operate a shipping business in Florida, have the business incorporated in Delaware, maintain the company's assets in an offshore bank account in the Cayman Islands and specify that any legal disputes be litigated in the United Kingdom. And this is all perfectly legal.
Mar. 12, 2009—Vanderbilt researcher examines the implications of businesses choosing their laws.
Mar. 12, 2009—Watch video of a March 10 talk by John Thatamanil.
Mar. 12, 2009—The racially motivated riots in France during the fall of 2005 proved that despite its homogenous image, racial tensions are alive and well in Europe. The newly emerging field of Black European Studies is beginning to examine these racial tensions by studying the history and the current experience of blacks in the culture of Europe.
Mar. 11, 2009—Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will speak about leadership at a March 26 breakfast sponsored by the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Mar. 10, 2009—Edward L. Rubin announced that he is stepping down from his position as dean of Vanderbilt University Law School effective June 30. Rubin said he will continue to teach and write as a member of the faculty.
Mar. 6, 2009—Watch video of Professor of Sociology Dan Cornfield speaking at the Thinking Out of the Lunchbox program.
Mar. 6, 2009—Christian beliefs have been used to support the myths that promote violence against women and to counter those myths, says theologian Rev. Traci C. West. During the annual Antoinette Brown Lecture at Vanderbilt University on March 26, West will address how Christian theology and activism can be used to make the world safer for women.
Mar. 5, 2009—VUCast EXTRA: Vanderbilt partners with Meharry Medical College to create a new health care policy center at Meharry. Watch the March 5 announcement. (18:09)
Mar. 5, 2009—Watch video of Vanderbilt's associate provost for enrollment and dean of admissions giving practical advice on financial aid questions. (15:31)
Mar. 4, 2009—Connie Vinita Dowell, a Vanderbilt University graduate with three decades of experience working in academic libraries, includiing two senior leadership positions, is the university\'s new dean of libraries.