Mar. 4, 2003—Craig Kennedy, who, as president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, has extensive knowledge about issues surrounding the strained U.S.-European relations over possible war with Iraq, will speak March 10 at Vanderbilt University.
Mar. 3, 2003—Vanderbilt will undertake a $2.5 million renovation and expansion of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center in an effort to advance the University's goal of achieving meaningful diversity that will benefit all students, officials announced today.
Mar. 3, 2003—Mary C. Churchill, a scholar of the interaction between religion and gender in Native American cultures, will deliver the annual Antoinette Brown Lecture in feminism and religion Thursday, March 13.
Feb. 28, 2003—During the week of March 3 some 300 Vanderbilt University students will stay busy participating in Alternative Spring Break programs at 25 sites across the United States, Mexico and Canada, including two sites in Nashville.
Feb. 27, 2003—On Friday, Feb. 28, the first rookie class of fire fighters at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy will learn how to properly guide LifeFlight helicopters to a safe landing zone during an emergency.
Feb. 27, 2003—During four evenings in March Alice Hunt will lead the next Relevant Religion community education class in an exploration of the Dead Sea Scrolls and what they reveal about scripture.
Feb. 26, 2003—Funding for the center at Fall-Hamilton Elementary School and at Stratton Elementary School will be gone by the end of this school year.
Feb. 26, 2003—Howell E. Adams, Jr., retired owner and chief executive officer of The Georgia Trane Companies, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering.
Feb. 25, 2003—Sirens will wail at noon on Saturday, March 1, as Vanderbilt conducts its twice-yearly test of the system designed to warn the campus of imminent danger from tornadoes or violent storms.
Feb. 24, 2003—The Community Services Directory, the only comprehensive listing of nonprofits and social services throughout Middle Tennessee, is now accessible through a new Web site created by the Child and Family Policy Center at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies.
Feb. 24, 2003—The Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series resumes March 5 with a conversation about behavioral genetics led by Vanderbilt Professor of Philosophy David Wood and Ellen Wright Clayton, the Rosalind E. Franklin Professor of Genetics and Health Policy at Vanderbilt.
Feb. 24, 2003—Two Vanderbilt University seniors have been awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships to continue their studies at the University of Cambridge in England.