Author: Princine Lewis
Former White House speechwriters, CNN Washington bureau chief to hold panel discussion at Vanderbilt University Nov. 9
Nov. 7, 2011—Professor of Political Science John Geer will moderate a panel on the challenges of speechwriting for the president of the United States with CNN Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist and former speechwriters John McConnell and David Halperin.
Nov. 4, 2011—Vanderbilt University will open its new bookstore, Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University, Monday, Oct. 31. A grand opening event will be held Friday, Nov. 11. The bookstore is located at the corner of 25th and West End avenues. For the grand opening event, doors will open at 8 a.m. with free coffee in complimentary...
Nov. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to an open house Thursday, Nov. 3, at the new Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt – a week before the bookstore’s official grand opening. During the open house, which will last from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Vanderbilt community members who show their Vanderbilt i.d. will receive 50...
Oct. 27, 2011—Kathryn Stockett, author of the acclaimed-book-turned-major-motion-picture The Help, will speak at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center ballroom, Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are on sale now. General public tickets are $10 at the Sarratt box office at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Student Center or any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets also may be purchased online...
Oct. 27, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, football coach James Franklin, basketball coach Melanie Balcolmb, and singer, songwriter and author Marshall Chapman, will be appearing at the grand opening event of the new Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University Friday, Nov. 11.
Oct. 3, 2011—Vanderbilt University has teamed with the Electric Power Research Institute and the Tennessee Valley Authority to build an integrated solar-assisted electric vehicle charging station on campus.
Sep. 26, 2011—Michael Moore, Oscar and Emmy-winning director of films "Roger & Me," "Bowling for Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11," will speak at Vanderbilt University, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
Sep. 9, 2011—It was amazing that the Sept. 12, 2001, edition of The Wall Street Journal was published at all. With its newsroom and corporate headquarters located directly across the street from the devastated World Trade Center, the newspaper’s staff was evacuated from their offices after the first plane crashed into the north tower on Sept. 11....
Sep. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public.
Sep. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt students will participate in more than 50 service projects in the Nashville community during their second annual 9/11 Weekend of Service.
Aug. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt University will begin welcoming first-year students to campus first thing Saturday morning, Aug. 20, when move-in begins at 7 a.m. at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt’s first-year student community.
Aug. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been certified by the NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification. The NCAA announced Aug. 18 that Vanderbilt is among 28 member institutions in this latest cycle of the division’s athletics certification process.