Sep. 13, 2002— Vanderbilt University held steady at No. 21 in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report, while the Universitys service learning effort ranked 17th in the magazines first review of Programs that Really Work.
Sep. 13, 2002— U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Paul ONeill will speak on The Emerging Economic Recovery at Vanderbilt University on Sept. 24. He will discuss the presidents efforts to strengthen the economy and to hasten the economic recovery.
Sep. 12, 2002— Sweeping changes to campaign finance law go into effect immediately following the November congressional elections, and three major figures in the campaign finance reform debate, including the lawyer for Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the prime sponsor of the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002, will participate in a panel discussion at Vanderbilt University Law School on Sept. 23.
Sep. 12, 2002— Vanderbilts first Arab-American Muslim student body president urged her fellow students and other members of the University community to not fight hate with hate in response to the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sep. 11, 2002— David M. Hercules, the Centennial Professor of Chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Thomas R. McCoy, professor of law, were recognized for their contributions during the recent Vanderbilt fall faculty assembly.
Sep. 11, 2002— With the bell of Kirkland Hall chiming, students, faculty, staff, administrators and others paused on Vanderbilts Alumni Lawn this morning as they began their day to remember the lives lost a year ago in the terrorist attacks on America.
Sep. 10, 2002— Students at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. elected its first Arab-American Muslim as Student Government Association (SGA) president this year. Samar Ali spoke at Vanderbilts Come Together ceremony two days after Sept. 11, and she was elected SGA president a few months later.
Sep. 9, 2002— One of the worlds preeminent experts on international law, Jonathan I. Charney, died at his home here on Sept. 7 after a lengthy illness.
Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff plan A Day of Hope and Remembrance to mark Sept. 11
Sep. 9, 2002— Vanderbilt Universitys first Arab-American Muslim Student Government Association president, Samar Ali, will join members of the campus community for A Day of Hope and Remembrance to commemorate Sept. 11.
Sep. 6, 2002— For several weeks, merchants in the Vanderbilt area have heralded the return of students to campus with eye-catching banners hung from their storefronts. Now, the University announces the winners of its first-ever Show Your Gold banner contest.
Sep. 5, 2002— Vanderbilt is listed among the nations most competitive universities in Barrons most recent Profiles of American Colleges.
Nashvilles religious communities, state government among topics for Retirement Learning at Vanderbilt
Sep. 5, 2002— The history of Protestant Christianity in Nashville and the workings of Tennessees state government are just a few of the diverse topics being discussed during the fall term of Retirement Learning at Vanderbilt, Oct. 7 - Nov. 15.
Sep. 5, 2002— Robert L. Early has been named executive associate vice chancellor for the Department of Development and Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt University.
Vanderbilt University, Middle Tennessee schools part of landmark national study to determine effectiveness of preschool programs
Sep. 4, 2002— Vanderbilt University researchers working with 36 preschool classrooms in seven school districts in Coffee, Franklin, Lawrence, Maury, Rutherford and Wayne counties in Tennessee are part of a landmark national study that will for the first time help determine which preschool programs work best for which children.
Sep. 3, 2002— Grins (pronounced greens) is Yiddish for vegetables and the name of Nashvilles first fully kosher restaurant. Located at the new Ben Schulman Center for Jewish Life on the Vanderbilt campus, the restaurant is now open to the public for breakfast, lunch and afternoon takeout.