Nov. 6, 2008—Watch video of a memorial service for Professor Pierre Colas.
Nov. 6, 2008—Watch video of a Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk by Carol Swain.
Nov. 6, 2008—A portrait of civil rights leader and Vanderbilt University professor the Rev. James Lawson will be unveiled Nov. 13 at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 6, 2008—Tony Fort has been promoted to director of architecture and construction at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt has also restructured the university architect position and filled it with former project manager Keith Loiseau.
Nov. 5, 2008—Vanderbilt's political science pundits to the world discuss the historic presidential election of Barack Obama. (11:51)
Nov. 4, 2008—Vanderbilt University is ranked in the Top 10 best places to work in academia in the United States in the November issue of The Scientist magazine.
Nov. 3, 2008—Expanding on her exceptional career as a researcher, educator and administrator, Dawn Iacobucci has been promoted to the post of associate dean for faculty development at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.
Nov. 3, 2008—Watch video of Bill Frist speaking at the inaugural Health Care Business Alliance hosted by the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.
Nov. 3, 2008—Watch video of Roy Blount Jr. delivering the 2008-2009 Harry C. Howard. Jr. Lecture.
Oct. 31, 2008—A smooth presidential transition with an emphasis on advance preparation and avoidance of past pitfalls is crucial to a strong start for the next administration, says political scientist David E. Lewis. Vanderbilt experts are available to discuss the many aspects of this year\'s presidential election.
Oct. 31, 2008—Nashville businessman Rodes Hart has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Shape the Future campaign. Hart, who graduated from Vanderbilt in 1954, succeeds Monroe Carell Jr., BE’59, who led the ongoing campaign to raise $1.75 billion until his death on June 20. Hart joined the Vanderbilt Board of Trust upon the merger of Peabody and Vanderbilt in...
Oct. 31, 2008—Rick Hilles, an acclaimed poet and assistant professor of English at Vanderbilt University, was named one of 10 recipients of the 2008 Whiting Writer's Awards given for "writers of exceptional talent and promise in early career."
Oct. 31, 2008—[Smiley Pool/MCT] It seems every time we turn on the news, a disaster has occurred. With all our knowledge, skill and technology, why can’t we do something to prevent them, or at least keep them from causing such devastation? Watch video of Mark Abkowitz discussing risk management Several years ago I was asked to develop...
The Agitator’s Daughter author gives Walter Murray Jr. Commons Lecture Nov. 6 at Vanderbilt University
Oct. 31, 2008—Sheryll Cashin, author of The Agitator\'s Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family, will give the annual Walter Murray Jr. Commons Lecture Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. at Vanderbilt University.
Oct. 31, 2008—Just a few weeks after hosting ESPN's GameDay on campus, Vanderbilt University students are preparing for a different match-up on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and have dubbed their Election Day activities "Election GameDay."