Oct. 8, 2003—Wayne Rosso, the self-proclaimed "Sultan of Swap," will address the Vanderbilt University community on Monday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. His lecture, titled "Take Back the Music," will be held in Room 103 of Wilson Hall on the Vanderbilt campus. The event is free and open to the public.
MEDIA ADVISORY: World-renowned advocate for people with disabilities to speak at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Oct. 7, 2003—Margaret Giannini, M.D., F.A.A.P., a world-renowned advocate for people with disabilities, will speak at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at 4 p.m. She is currently the Director of Health and Human Services Office on Disability and has over fifty years of service toward disability advocacy.
Oct. 7, 2003—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in worldwide tests of a potential vaccine that can stimulate important immune responses against the virus that causes AIDS.
Oct. 7, 2003—Some of the nation's top philosophers will gather at Vanderbilt for a two-day conference at Vanderbilt University to examine pluralism, a relatively new position in philosophy that has attracted attention for its application to a wide array of current issues.
Vanderbilt University study first comprehensive look at behavioral health services provided for children in TennCare
Oct. 6, 2003—TennCare provided behavioral health services to more of the state's children during state fiscal years 1994-2000; however, the volume of services children received for emotional and behavioral problems decreased, a new study shows.
Oct. 6, 2003—A collaboration that started in the early 1970's when a Chinese physicist wrote Joe Hamilton to request some reprints of his recent papers on physics culminated in a ceremony in Beijing on Sept. 22. At the official occasion, presided over by China's Minister of Science and Technology and broadcast on national television, Hamilton, who is the Landon C. Garland Distinguished Professor of Physics at Vanderbilt, received the National Prize of International Scientific and Technological Collaborations of China ñ the highest award that the Chinese government bestows on foreign scientists.
Oct. 3, 2003—Vanderbilt University will host a series of public lectures throughout the 2003-04 academic year to mark the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education decision.
Oct. 3, 2003—Peabody College professors have been named the 2003 recipients of two of Vanderbilt's most prestigious faculty awards.
New Vanderbilt Student Life Center will offer social hall, expanded meeting space, enhanced Career Center
Oct. 3, 2003—Vanderbilt will break ground Saturday, Oct. 4, on a new Student Life Center that will feature a 10,000-square-foot social hall, a comprehensive career center and consolidated space for international scholars and study abroad services.
Vanderbilt study shows audit firms will continue to put their own interests first, changes imposed by SEC may help clean up industry
Oct. 2, 2003—Think the accounting scandals of the past two years have straightened out the audit industry? Not so. A Vanderbilt University study reveals that, despite the attention called to the industry for its complicity in the corporate scandals, audit firms under pressure from major clients bending the rules are still prone to produce inaccurate audit opinionsóif they think they won't be caught.
Oct. 2, 2003—The "CEO" in your brain appears to be concerned more about the consequences of your actions than how hard they are to produce.
Oct. 2, 2003—A team of second-year students from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University took first place honors in this year's National Black MBA Association National Student Case Competition, held in conjunction with the association's 25th annual conference in Philadelphia last week.
Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory welcomes the fall season with second "Music on the Mountain" community event
Oct. 2, 2003—The community is invited to celebrate the fall season at the second in a series of outdoor "Music on the Mountain" events on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory.
Sep. 30, 2003—A Davidson County Chancery Court granted Vanderbilt University permission to remove the name "Confederate" from one of its residence halls and supported the University's argument that the continued use of the word contradicted Vanderbilt's goal of achieving "the kind of inclusive and welcoming environment that is essential for a world-class university."
Sep. 29, 2003—A metabolic disorder that has been linked to abnormal blood sugar levels, heart disease and even sudden death in infants is far more common then previous research had shown, and can be treated with expanded newborn screening reports a study in the September issue of The Journal of Pediatrics.