Jun. 20, 2002— National Instruments of Austin, Texas, has announced plans to donate its LabVIEW graphical development software to Vanderbilt engineering students. Each fall the company will provide copies of its software with an estimated annual market value of $750,000 to incoming freshmen.
Jun. 13, 2002— Vanderbilt Universitys Owen Graduate School of Management Entrepreneurship Center has entered into an alliance with BizTech, the five-year-old technology incubator based in Huntsville, Ala. The first project on which the organizations will collaborate is The Olin B. King Entrepreneurial Workshop Series, a nine-part series of workshops that begins in July.
Jun. 4, 2002— A new approach may finally make smart structures scalable.
Barge appointed to newly created assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs position at Vanderbilt
May. 31, 2002— Susan Barge, former associate dean of undergraduate admissions at Vanderbilt University, has been appointed to the new position of assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs.
May. 30, 2002— A Little Rock, Ark., student is the first recipient of the John Seigenthaler Scholarship at Vanderbilt University. The scholarship was established last summer through a gift from the Freedom Forum in honor of the founder of the organizations First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt.
May. 23, 2002— Bill Ivey, Harvie Branscomb Distiguished Visiting Scholar at Vanderbilt, has received a Special Award for leadership and advocacy in the arts from Arts Management News Service in recognition of his work as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) from 1998-2001.
May. 18, 2002— A national traveling exhibit highlighting the history of African Americans quest for equality under American law will open at Nashvilles downtown public library May 18.
May. 16, 2002— The United States Fulbright Scholar Program has awarded a special field research award to Greg Barz, assistant professor of musicology (ethnomusicology) and professor of religious music at Vanderbilt, to continue his research documenting the links between a recent decline in Ugandas HIV infection rate and the efforts of womens performance groups in poor villages.
May. 10, 2002—
May. 10, 2002— Vanderbilt Universitys top scholars in nine undergraduate and professional schools received Founders Medals during todays Commencement exercises.
May. 10, 2002— Chancellor Gordon Gee today encouraged the Class of 2002 to use their knowledge and experiences at Vanderbilt to shape and to repair a world still reeling from the terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001.
May. 10, 2002— Approximately 2,700 students will receive diplomas at Vanderbilt Universitys graduation exercises Friday, May 10, starting at 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn, near West End Avenue and 23rd Avenue North. Chancellor Gordon Gee will give the Commencement address to the graduates. The full written text of the Chancellors speech, a release summarizing the highlights and audio from his address will be available shortly after his remarks. An audio report with sound from the speech can be heard on the Vanderbilt radio actuality line by calling (615) 343-NEWS (6397).
May. 10, 2002— Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig told the 193 full-time MBA and 61 Executive MBA graduates of Vanderbilt Universitys Owen Graduate School of Management today that although major league baseball enjoyed record attendance last year, he is dedicated to leveling the playing field and to implementing the necessary changes to help the game continue to grow.
May. 7, 2002— The International Reading Association has named Vanderbilt University professor Victoria J. Risko to its board of directors.
May. 1, 2002— Six broadcast-quality cameras, a television production truck, two jumbo video walls, 23,500 folding chairs and 30,000 strawberries usually mean its that time of the year again: Commencement at Vanderbilt University.