May. 1, 2003—Opinion piece for Christian Science Monitor by Rick Chappell, director of Science Research Communications
Apr. 28, 2003—Faculty leaders from all 12 Southeastern Conference schools are gathering for the first time this week at Vanderbilt to discuss the role of academics in intercollegiate athletics.
Apr. 28, 2003—Studies are examining whether expressive writing sessions can make a difference in emotional and physical health of patients with chronic illnesses- specifically patients with HIV, diabetes, and people looking for a way to stop smoking.
Apr. 27, 2003—The community is invited to bring a picnic, blankets and friends to the first evening of "Music on the Mountain," featuring Baldassari, Schaufer and Taylor Sunday, April 27 at 6 p.m.
Apr. 25, 2003—A heart surgeon who broke the color barrier at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, the board chairman of a distinguished research institute, magazine editor, business executive from Nashville, graduating Vanderbilt senior and retired CEO are the newest members of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.
Apr. 25, 2003—Vanderbilt is offering a variety of summer programs in 2003, and details regarding each can be found on a single Web site.
Apr. 24, 2003—Captain Veronica Stephens, M.S.N., R.N., Director of Operations for Science and Technology Directorate in the Department of Homeland Security.
Apr. 24, 2003—Faculty leaders from all 12 Southeastern Conference schools as well as SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and NCAA President Myles Brand will gather at Vanderbilt University May 1-2 in a historic meeting to focus their attention on the role of academics in intercollegiate athletics.
Apr. 24, 2003—Vanderbilt University and the Mayors Office have submitted a proposal to host one of the presidential debates in 2004 in Nashville.
Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. A media availability will precede the address.
Apr. 23, 2003—Researchers are pioneering plans for improving the quality of care for low-income patients with type 2 diabetes, taking a lesson from the aviation and engineering industry.
Apr. 23, 2003—VUMC is one of three institutions participating in a $25 million, five-year trial of 200 patients comparing the safety and efficacy of fetal surgical repair and traditional postnatal repair of open neural tube defects in infants with spina bifida.
Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. The lecture will be held 4-5 p.m. in the main auditorium on the first floor of Featheringill Hall.
Apr. 23, 2003—High school students will have the opportunity to hear first-hand about the college experience from graduates of the nations top universities without ever leaving the classroom. Vanderbilt University will conduct a virtual college fair connecting high school juniors and seniors to a panel of college alumni via videoconferencing on April 30 and May 1.
Apr. 18, 2003—Music industry executive Mike Curb, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Bill Ivey and Vanderbilt Chancellor Gordon Gee will make an announcement regarding the launch of a new arts policy initiative Friday, April 18, at 4 p.m. in the Wyatt Center lobby.