Mar. 5, 2004—Spring break traditionally marks a time for college students to hit the ski slopes or lay on the beach, trading the hectic schedule of life on campus for rest and relaxation. During the week of March 8-12, however, more than 300 students from Nashville's Vanderbilt University will stay busy participating in Alternative Spring Break programs at 27 sites across the United States, Mexico and Canada, including a site in the Denver area.
Mar. 4, 2004—With more than 20 programs and camps taking place across the Vanderbilt campus this summer, Nashville parents may have a hard time deciding which programs best suit their child's interests, schedule and needs. The University has made things easy by consolidating details of each of its summer programs on a single Web site.
Mar. 3, 2004—The 2004 Tennessee Statewide Brain Bee Award will be presented to Jingyuan Wu of Oak Ridge High School at Vanderbilt University at noon on Thursday, March 11.
Mar. 3, 2004—Roy Neel, who served first as senior adviser and then campaign manager for presidential candidate Howard Dean, will give a public lecture on March 3 at 4 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Neel's talk is titled "The 2004 Presidential Campaign: The Lessons and Legacy of Howard Dean."
Mar. 2, 2004—Vanderbilt University will host researchers from several countries to review and discuss the latest research in blindness and its impact on the brain in a workshop March 12-14. The main lectures of the invitational workshop, "Blindness, Brain Plasticity and Spatial Function," are free and open to the community.
Feb. 27, 2004—Robert Belton, professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, was honored with the prestigious Z. Alexander Looby Lifetime Achievement Award at the Napier-Looby Bar Foundation's third annual Barristers Banquet and Awards Program on Feb. 19 in Nashville.
Novelist Tony Earley holder of new chair at Vanderbilt, Jim the Boy author named Samuel Milton Fleming Associate Professor of English
Feb. 27, 2004—In 1997, writer Tony Earley faced his first freshman English class at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 27, 2004—Vanderbilt announces four staff members have been named assistant vice chancellors within the University's Division of Public Affairs.
"Feeling Sun" art exhibit opens March 2 at Vanderbilt University’s Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center
Feb. 26, 2004—The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center at Vanderbilt University will open "Feeling Sun," an exhibition of works by local painter Melanie Jackson, Tuesday, March 2, at a reception 4 to 6 p.m. at the center.
Feb. 26, 2004—Last year, the amount of external funding that Vanderbilt researchers received from peer-reviewed contracts and grants increased by 19 percent to reach an all-time high of $339.4 million.
Feb. 24, 2004—Roy Neel, a Vanderbilt adjunct professor of political science who served as Howard Dean's campaign manager during the final weeks of his presidential campaign, returns to campus March 3 to discuss the significance of Dean's candidacy for future elections.
Vanderbilt professor gets NEH fellowship to study poet, Cathy L. Jrade will write book about Delmira Agustini
Feb. 24, 2004—Cathy L. Jrade, a Vanderbilt University professor and chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to write a book on Delmira Agustini, the first major female poet of twentieth-century Spanish America.
Feb. 20, 2004—Mo Rocca, who first gained attention as a political correspondent for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will appear at Vanderbilt on Monday, March 1.
Feb. 20, 2004—A new chair at Vanderbilt University Law School advances the school's program in law and business and honors one of the school's former administrators and long-time supporters. The John S. Beasley II Chair in Law and Business was awarded to its first recipient, Professor Randall Thomas, in a ceremony on Feb. 18.
Turning theology into action to be examined during four-week class, "Theology & Civic Empowerment" is next Relevant Religion series
Feb. 20, 2004—Lessons learned in church aren't of much use unless they are applied to daily life.