Feb. 4, 2008—A multi-disciplinary panel will take up the controversial topic of state-required vaccinations for sexually transmitted disease on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Flynn Auditorium of the Vanderbilt Law School.
Feb. 4, 2008—Tennessee\'s first-ever Food Security Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Mayor Karl Dean will address the expected crowd of over 250 farmers, chefs, retailers, health and service providers, gardeners and interested citizens at 10 a.m.
Feb. 4, 2008—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a $4.5 million grant from Seaside Therapeutics to find potential treatments for fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of mental retardation and the most common genetic cause of autism.
Feb. 4, 2008—Want to know why we love football? And, meet a student who can't forget the faces of AIDS. Watch our latest VUCast, for the week of Feb. 3.
The Last Five Years premiers Feb. 15 at Vanderbilt, Intimate, two-person musical by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown explores the life of a relationship
Feb. 1, 2008—The Last Five Years is the compelling story of Jamie, a nice Jewish boy, and Kathleen, a good Irish Catholic girl, who fall in love, get married and fall apart over the course of five years. It debuts Feb. 15 at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University.
Vanderbilt film series on Iraq War begins Feb. 19, Sarratt Cinema series includes Control Room, In the Valley of Elah
Feb. 1, 2008—To mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by the United States, Vanderbilt University is offering a film series examining the war. The entire series is free and open to the public.
Feb. 1, 2008—Watch streaming video of a panel discussion with the judges who presided over the Anfal genocide proceedings, including including the president of the Iraqi High Tribunal and the presiding judge of Trial Chamber II. Among those convicted in the case was the infamous 'Chemical Ali.' The discussion took place Jan. 31, 2007, at the Vanderbilt Law School.
Feb. 1, 2008—Motivating and challenging gifted students in the classroom will be the focus of a free public lecture Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Nashville Public Library, located at 615 Church St. Free parking is available at the library.
Vanderbilt University discovers the ‘black gold’ of composting, First load of VU-produced compost is spread on grounds
Feb. 1, 2008—Vanderbilt\'s park-like setting that garnered it the designation of a national arboretum also means a lot of trees: more than 7,500. And all those trees produce a massive amount of leaves that, until recently, were just stockpiled at Natchez Triangle.
Jan. 31, 2008—Virtual worlds and social networking sites are becoming increasingly more enticing to people who are all too willing to abandon their privacy for escape into alternate worlds on the Internet.
Jan. 31, 2008—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has expanded and extended its support for the Vanderbilt University-based Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) with additional funding of up to $9 million.
Jan. 30, 2008—Vanderbilt University students will hold a presidential caucus Friday, Feb. 1, in advance of what has been dubbed "Super Duper Tuesday."
Jan. 29, 2008—When a person suffers a heart attack, every minute counts. The longer the wait before receiving treatment, the more heart muscle is lost, and the greater the chance of permanent damage or death.