Jewish-Christian relations during the Spanish Inquisition and forgotten victims of the Holocaust launch new Jewish Studies series
Jan. 23, 2003—Renee Levine Melammed, assistant dean of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel will present "Defying the Spanish Inquisition: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile" on Sunday, Feb. 2, and "The Forgotten Holocaust Victims: Sephardic Jewry," on Monday, Feb. 3.
Jan. 20, 2003—Vanderbilt law professor Rebecca Brown and Linda Manning, director of the Margaret Cuninggim Womens Center at Vanderbilt, will give a talk on the historic Roe v. Wade decision at a noon lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Jan. 17, 2003—Patout Burns, the Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School will lead The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Church: Explorations of Christianity's Quest for Power, the fifth in a series of studies exploring religion in the global context of culture, art, politics and economics.
Jan. 17, 2003—Gisela Mosig, 72, a pioneering genetic researcher and distinguished faculty member at Vanderbilt University, died Jan. 12 at Alive Hospice. She had been undergoing cancer treatment for two years.
Jan. 16, 2003—David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, will give a series of lectures at Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Jan. 15, 2003—Kent D. Syverud, dean and Garner Anthony Professor of Law at the Vanderbilt University Law School, was installed as president of the American Law Deans Association (ALDA) at the organizations annual meeting earlier this month.
Jan. 15, 2003—Since opening its doors 50 years ago, Vanderbilts Arthur J. Dyer Observatory has introduced thousands of Nashvillians to the world of astronomy through school tours, public observation nights and other community programs.
Jan. 15, 2003—Two of the leading thinkers in class action litigation will meet at Vanderbilt University Law School on Jan. 22 to debate controversial pending legislation that would reform the way class action lawsuits are tried.
Jan. 14, 2003—A highly competitive graduate-level fellowship program established to encourage economic and democratic growth in Eurasia is bringing a more international flair to the student body at Vanderbilt Universitys Peabody College of education and human development.
Jan. 13, 2003—David Brogan, a Vanderbilt biomedical engineering senior who combines his studies with cross-country competition and community involvement, has been chosen to receive one of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships.
AMERICAN CHILDREN OF WAR COPING WITH TEARFUL GOODBYES Vanderbilt University researcher says Department of Defense schools are prepared
Jan. 9, 2003—More and more tearful goodbyes are happening across the country between American children and parents who are being deployed because of impending war. However, children of the American military fare surprisingly well when Mom or Dad is halfway around the world.
Racists threats to have federal judge murdered typical of how he operates, says Vanderbilt expert
Jan. 9, 2003—Matthew Hale, arrested and charged yesterday in Chicago with soliciting the murder of federal judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow, is a dangerous man leading a radical, well-established group, according to Carol M. Swain, professor of law and political science at Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 7, 2003—Robert Belton, professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, was awarded the Clyde Ferguson Award by the Minority Groups Section of the Association of American Law Schools at its annual meeting this month in Washington D.C.
Colors of Justice the theme of events at Vanderbilt University Jan. 14-24 celebrating legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 6, 2003—A sneak preview of an award-winning documentary on whites and African-Americans views about the brutal, racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas, and a look at racial health disparities by former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher are just some of the highlights Jan. 14-24 during Vanderbilt Universitys 2003 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series Colors of Justice.
Vanderbilt, BusinessLINC and mayors office announce program to assist women- and minority-owned construction businesses
Jan. 3, 2003—Beginning in February, Vanderbilt University will host the Turner Construction Management Training Institute on campus to teach technical and managerial skills to leaders of minority- and women-owned construction businesses. The 16-week program will help participants improve profitability and build a reputation of efficiently managing construction contracts.