Vanderbilt’s education school repeats high U.S. News ranking, Audiology program named best in the nation
Apr. 2, 2004—Vanderbilt's Peabody College of Education and Human Development has again been ranked 4th in the nation among education schools by U.S. News and World Report in its annual ranking of the leading graduate and professional schools. The college's Special Education program was named No. 1 for the second year in a row.
Active Lifestyle ñ Including Housework and Walking ñ Reduces Risk Of Endometrial Cancer, Researchers Find
Mar. 31, 2004—Women and teen-age girls have yet one more reason to become more physically active ñ reduction of their risk of developing the most common gynecologic malignancy, endometrial cancer, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center report.
Mayor Bill Purcell honored as distinguished alumnus at Vanderbilt Law School; Thomas Wiseman Jr. cited for distinguished service
Mar. 30, 2004—Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell has been named the 2004 Distinguished Alumnus of the Vanderbilt University Law School, and Judge Thomas A. Wiseman Jr., senior U.S. district judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, will be given the Law School's Distinguished Service Award.
Mar. 29, 2004—Owen Graduate School of Management student John Owens was named the 2004 winner of the Graduate Business Foundation Student Leadership Award at the foundation's annual conference last weekend in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Vanderbilt integrates, expands transportation services to Lebanon Purchases three state-of-the-art helicopters
Mar. 26, 2004—Vanderbilt Medical Center will expand its LifeFlight helicopter air ambulance program by adding a base in Lebanon, Tennessee, and purchasing three new state-of-the-art helicopters at a cost of $5.4 million each.
Noel Coward play caps season for theatre department of Vanderbilt University, "Hay Fever" premieres April 9
Mar. 26, 2004—Each member of a theatrical, bohemian family invites a guest for a blissful weekend in the English countryside, a ripe setting for the urbane wit of Noel Coward in his 1925 classic "Hay Fever."
Mar. 26, 2004—Soccer World sporting goods specialty shop has chosen Vanderbilt Children's Hospital as a beneficiary of Soccer World Super Clasico (SWSC), the first major international soccer match to be held in Tennessee. Vanderbilt Children's CEO, Jim Shmerling, joined representatives of Soccer World, the two participants, the LA Galaxy and the UAG Tecos, and Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell Tuesday at the Coliseum to make the announcement.
Mar. 26, 2004—The Sweet 16 setting moves to Norman, Okla., for the Vanderbilt women's team. Vanderbilt students will gather on campus Sunday to see if the women's basketball team can keep the winning streak going against No. 6 seed Stanford.
Mar. 25, 2004—The new Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Clinic is now open for business in Franklin, Tenn. Developed by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the new clinic provides orthopaedic care in hand, spine, shoulder and sports medicine, in addition to on-site physical therapy and occupational therapy.
Mar. 25, 2004—Bill Turner never knew that drinking a popular soda could adversely affect his recovery from a double-lung transplant. What ensued was a true medical mystery, leading to the identification of a new food and drug interaction.
Mar. 25, 2004—Jeffrey Guy, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery in the division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, was recently named director of Vanderbilt's Regional Burn Center. Guy previously shared clinical and administrative responsibilities in the Burn Center with Ronald Barton, M.D., assistant professor of Plastic Surgery.
Journaling and empathy can produce better doctors; Dr. Rita Charon speaks on ‘Narrative Medicine’ on April 13 at Vanderbilt
Mar. 25, 2004—The healing process goes better when doctors are more reflective about their feelings and take the time to better know their patients, says a speaker coming to Vanderbilt University as part of a program studying "Medicine, Health and Society."
Roots of William Shakespeare subject of Vanderbilt lecture; Director of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to speak
Mar. 25, 2004—An expert on William Shakespeare will share research into the beginnings of the greatest writer in Western civilization during a lecture at Vanderbilt University.
Professor offers guide to reform, renewal for Catholic community in wake of clergy sexual abuse crisis
Mar. 25, 2004—Empowering the laity and giving them a meaningful role at all levels of the Catholic Church would help check the abuse of power at the heart of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, according to Vanderbilt University professor Paul Dokecki.
Owen School marketing faculty research No. 2 in nation; Ranking based on impact on other scholarship
Mar. 25, 2004—The marketing faculty of the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University has been ranked second in the nation for research citations by Academic Assessment Services (AAS).