Apr. 24, 2003—Captain Veronica Stephens, M.S.N., R.N., Director of Operations for Science and Technology Directorate in the Department of Homeland Security.
Apr. 24, 2003—Faculty leaders from all 12 Southeastern Conference schools as well as SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and NCAA President Myles Brand will gather at Vanderbilt University May 1-2 in a historic meeting to focus their attention on the role of academics in intercollegiate athletics.
Apr. 24, 2003—Vanderbilt University and the Mayors Office have submitted a proposal to host one of the presidential debates in 2004 in Nashville.
Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. A media availability will precede the address.
Apr. 23, 2003—Researchers are pioneering plans for improving the quality of care for low-income patients with type 2 diabetes, taking a lesson from the aviation and engineering industry.
Apr. 23, 2003—VUMC is one of three institutions participating in a $25 million, five-year trial of 200 patients comparing the safety and efficacy of fetal surgical repair and traditional postnatal repair of open neural tube defects in infants with spina bifida.
Apr. 23, 2003—Theodore (Ted) Rockwell, internationally renowned expert in nuclear engineering, will speak on Nuclear Technology: Facts and Myths about Radioactivity in a free public lecture at Vanderbilt University April 23. The lecture will be held 4-5 p.m. in the main auditorium on the first floor of Featheringill Hall.
Apr. 23, 2003—High school students will have the opportunity to hear first-hand about the college experience from graduates of the nations top universities without ever leaving the classroom. Vanderbilt University will conduct a virtual college fair connecting high school juniors and seniors to a panel of college alumni via videoconferencing on April 30 and May 1.
Apr. 18, 2003—Music industry executive Mike Curb, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Bill Ivey and Vanderbilt Chancellor Gordon Gee will make an announcement regarding the launch of a new arts policy initiative Friday, April 18, at 4 p.m. in the Wyatt Center lobby.
Apr. 16, 2003—Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the world's foremost human rights advocates, will address the Vanderbilt community on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
Apr. 16, 2003—Unique strengths in religion, culture, history and politics provide a broad base for the launch of a new undergraduate major in Jewish Studies in the College of Arts and Science.
Apr. 16, 2003—Dr. Jeff McKinzie and a 21 person team from the Medical Center will travel to Georgetown, Guyana later this month as part of a mission to promote clinical service, education, and research in the areas of international health, medical missions, and travel medicine.
Apr. 15, 2003—Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the worlds foremost human rights advocates, will address the Vanderbilt community on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
Apr. 15, 2003—To address the needs of its alumni in the current job market, Vanderbilt Universitys Owen Graduate School of Management is taking the lead in offering free, comprehensive career services to its graduates around the world. Many of the resources are similar in concept to those available to current MBA students through Owens Career Management Center, but are tailored to experienced hires.
Apr. 11, 2003—Juniors Jessica Heaven and Ashley Amber Wallin are among 76 students selected from across the nation as the 2003 Harry S. Truman Scholars. They were chosen on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and likelihood of making a difference, and are the first Vanderbilt students to receive the honor in more than a decade.