Nov. 15, 2002— We Own America, a unique combination of history and hip-hop poetry aimed at promoting the involvement of an informed, passionate citizenry to help shape the fate of America, will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 14, 2002— Donald Saff, director of Saff Tech Arts and senior curator of prints and drawings at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, will explore the collaborative process through which art is created on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 12, 2002— Research and development activities at Vanderbilt University are responsible for more than 5,700 jobs in Middle Tennessee.
Nov. 8, 2002— A $1.9 million expansion and renovation of one of Vanderbilts two child care centers will significantly increase the number of children who can receive early childhood education and care on campus, helping to meet an employee-identified priority.
Nov. 7, 2002— Vanderbilt University education professor Paul Cobb has been honored for his work focusing on core mathematical concepts for grades K-3 and middle school grades with election to the prestigious National Academy of Education.
Nov. 7, 2002— Members of the Vanderbilt community will have the chance to Win Ben Steins Insight when the popular game show host and commentator comes to Vanderbilt Universitys Langford Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.
Nov. 7, 2002— Vanderbilt University is investing more than $100 million of its own money to create a series of interdisciplinary research centers designed to propel its faculty members into the forefront of a number of selected research frontiers.
Nov. 5, 2002— A comprehensive Vanderbilt University study in the wake of the breaking Enron scandal puts a $37.1 million pricetag on the loss of consumer confidence in companies audited by Arthur Andersen, tied directly to their choice of auditors.
Rising punitive damages and need for reform the subject of panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School
Oct. 31, 2002— The $28 billion in punitive damages awarded to a smoker by a California jury earlier this month will be among the controversial and escalating awards addressed in a panel discussion on Punitive Damages: Present and Future at the Vanderbilt University Law School on Nov. 6.
Oct. 30, 2002— Given the chance, Americas households would spend more of their own money to reduce serious crimessuch as burglary, sexual assault and armed robberyin their neighborhoods.
Oct. 29, 2002— Kevin A. Myatt has been named chief human resource officer at Vanderbilt University effective Jan.1, 2003, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Lauren J. Brisky announced today.
Oct. 28, 2002— Activists on two sides of the racial divide will come together at Vanderbilt University Law School on Nov. 5 to debate the future of American race relations.
Oct. 25, 2002— Acclaimed social psychologist and New York University professor Carol Gilligan will discuss Teaching and Learning in a Different Voice on Monday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. in Ingram Hall at Vanderbilts Blair School of Music.
Oct. 23, 2002— James M. Lawson, a Vanderbilt University Divinity School alumnus who led the sit-ins at Nashvilles segregated lunch counters and had a profound effect on Vanderbilts national identity, is the recipient of the 2002 Walter R. Murray Jr. Distinguished Alumnus Award.