Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens
Sep. 14, 2011—About 100 individuals gathered on Library Lawn at noon Sept. 12 for a moment of silence in memory of the 9/11 victims. Luke Billet, a senior in the School of Engineering and member of the Dodecaphonics, sang the national anthem. Vanderbilt ROTC provided a flag detail for the gathering, which was organized by the University...
Sep. 9, 2011—LifeFlight will do a fly-over pending weather and its availability.
Sep. 1, 2011—A joint opening reception for “The Book as Art: Beautiful Books” and “Reading Pictures: Text and Image in Contemporary Art” is scheduled Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in two different campus locations.
Aug. 22, 2011—U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and his wife, Honey Alexander, have donated their pre-Senate papers to Vanderbilt University Library’s Special Collections.
Aug. 10, 2011—New fall classes for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is geared toward older adults, include the changing Arab world, challenges for U.S. tax policy, world architecture and the Civil War.
Aug. 9, 2011—Unpacking what seems like an endless number of boxes has kept political science professors and staff busy the past week. The entire department has relocated to the Commons Center after completion of the 19,000-square-foot project to build out the three-year-old building’s third floor. The College of Arts and Science project enables, for the first time,...
Jul. 25, 2011—A Vanderbilt political science study offers fairly conclusive evidence that, in low-information races, a candidate’s name recognition alone positively affects voter support.
Jul. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 drew approximately 60 local candidates running on the upcoming ballot including Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors and many citizens who are running in the council district and at-large races.
Jun. 15, 2011—Five Vanderbilt University alumni who made their mark as student journalists and distinguished themselves through professions that include author, baseball writer, legal counsel, publisher and radio executive will be inducted Oct. 21 into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.
Jun. 2, 2011—Research by Vanderbilt and Claremont political scientists show a significant number of American voters remain biased against Mormons and other religious minorities.