Jan. 14, 2009—Dhavan Shah, a leading national researcher on how political ads and digital media work in tandem to influence politics, will present "Network Nation: How Campaign Ads and the Internet Shape Participation" on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from noon-2 p.m. at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 14, 2009—The literature of Flannery O'Connor, especially the theology that informs it, will be examined during a series sponsored by the Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture program at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Jan. 12, 2009—Vanderbilt University Associate Professor of History Leor Halevi has received the 2008 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for Muhammad's Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society (Columbia University Press).
Jan. 12, 2009—Butch Baldassari, a Blair School of Music professor who created a cottage industry around his love of mandolin music, died Saturday at a Nashville hospice. He was 56.
Jan. 12, 2009—With all the focus on the president-elect's views about the Burris appointment and the economic stimulus, we forget that Barack Obama is about to assume responsibility as chief executive of an organization that employs close to 2 million civilian employees. Obama's fortunes as president will depend in large part on his success at taking charge of the machinery of government.
Jan. 9, 2009—James A. Webb Jr., a three-sport athlete at Vanderbilt University, prominent Nashville banker and an emeritus member of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust and the board of Vanderbilt Medical Center, died Thursday at Vanderbilt. He was 86.
Jan. 8, 2009—Major Cathy Ryan was named interim police chief at Vanderbilt University, replacing departing Chief Marlon Lynch while a national search is launched for his successor. Lynch resigned his Vanderbilt position effective Feb. 1 to take a job as associate vice president for safety and security at the University of Chicago.
Jan. 8, 2009—Films from Russia, South Korea, Israel, India, Romania and the United States are in the lineup for the International Lens Film Series this spring at Vanderbilt University. All the films in the series will be free and open to the public.
Obama presidency signals new era in America’s struggle with self-identity, says Vanderbilt historian
Jan. 8, 2009—America's arduous struggle over competing visions of nationhood involving race is a giant step closer to resolution with the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, says Vanderbilt University historian Gary Gerstle.
Jan. 8, 2009—Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Levering Lewis will speak at Vanderbilt University Jan. 14 about his new book God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe.
Founder of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee headlines Vanderbilt University events honoring life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 8, 2009—Charles McDew, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and its chairman from 1961 to 1964, will deliver the keynote lecture for Vanderbilt University's 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series.
Jan. 7, 2009—Vanderbilt University was judged No. 15 as a "best value" university in rankings released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Jan. 5, 2009—The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management will host a free workshop for Nashville-area companies to learn how to get the ideal intern for their business. The workshop will be held at the Owen School, Room 218, on Jan. 16 at 8 a.m. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Jan. 2, 2009—Watch Coach Bobby Johnson and key players talk about Vanderbilt\'s first post-season win in 53 years. (16:24)
“The Obama Effect”: Test-taking performance gap virtually eliminated during key moments of Obama’s presidential run
Jan. 1, 2009—Watch video of an interview with by Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management professor Ray Friedman. Read the news release. Contact: Amy Wolf (615) 322-NEWS firstname.lastname@example.org