Mar. 25, 2003—A strong need for courageous leadership at a time of profound racial and ethnic changes in America is the topic for the next installment of the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series on April 2.
Mar. 20, 2003—The deepening split between the United States and some of its traditional European allies over the Iraqi crisis is likely to dominate a number of sessions at the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) Eighth Biennial International Conference, scheduled March 27-29 at the Hilton Suites in downtown Nashville. Vanderbilt University is serving as a local host for the conference, which is expected to draw about 500 scholars, government officials and others interested in issues related to the European Union.
Mar. 20, 2003—Vanderbilt University Professor Don H. Doyle has been selected as the inaugural Fulbright chair in American history, a post established by the Brazil Fulbright Commission.
Nationally recognized seminar designed to combat feminine beauty ideal coming to Vanderbilt University
Mar. 20, 2003—I Am Beautiful, a nationally recognized seminar that counters the obsession with feminine thinness will come to Vanderbilt Universitys Sarratt Cinema Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m.
Mar. 20, 2003—Neal Tate, dean of the Robert B. Toulouse School of Graduate Studies and Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, has been appointed professor of political science and chair of the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 19, 2003—Top businesswomen including the head of Time Inc. will share their strategies for succeeding in the workplace with Vanderbilts Owen Graduate School of Management and the local business community at the Committee of 200 Spring Outreach Seminar on April 4.
Mar. 18, 2003—If Al Gore did indeed invent the Internet, it's time for him to return and teach America's public schools how to use it. Electronic technology has revolutionized 21st-century work, but not 21st-century learning.
Mar. 17, 2003—Vanderbilt@TPAC@Vanderbilt@TPAC presents "Shakespeare: In and Out of Love" Thursday, March 20 at 11:30 a.m. in War Memorial Auditorium at Legislative Plaza.
U.S. role in International Criminal Court the subject of lecture at Vanderbilt University Law School
Mar. 17, 2003—Ambassador David J. Scheffer, senior vice president of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), will discuss the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the United States position on the ICC at Vanderbilt University Law School on Thursday, March 27.
Mar. 17, 2003—Peter Diamond, president of the American Economic Association, will speak about Social Security Reform at the McGee Lecture on March 27 at Vanderbilt University.
Mar. 17, 2003—Former supermodel Ann Simonton will cover topics ranging from corporate controlled medias effects on democracy to issues of gender, violence and sexual intimacy during her lecture, Sex, Power and the Media, Wednesday, March 19, at Vanderbilt University.
Mar. 16, 2003—To justify military action without Security Council approval, the president invoked the doctrine of "pre-emptive" self-defense. In doing so, he dismissed a centuries-old principle of international law and opened the door to a world of unknown dangers and grave moral challenges. Allison Marsten Danner, Vanderbilt University professor of law, collaborated with George Fisher, Stanford University professor of law, to write the following op-ed.
Mar. 14, 2003—Ebrahim E. I. Moosa presents "Re-Thinking Islam in Modernity" on March 20 and Kanan Makiya presents "The United States and Post-Saddam Iraq" on Wednesday, April 2.
Mar. 14, 2003—The 130th anniversary of the founding of Vanderbilt University will be celebrated March 17 at 10 a.m. when the Universitys leadership and other interested persons gather at the statue of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Mar. 14, 2003—Rising Middle East tensions and self-centered government policies serve as the backdrop for Lee Blessing's drama "Two Rooms," April 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12.