Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command,
will visit Vanderbilt on Monday, March 1, to talk about his
actions as commander of the surge in Iraq and the role of U.S.
In 2004, Fisk and Vanderbilt University began a partnership
to increase the number of minority students pursuing doctoral
degrees in the sciences. The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D.
Bridge Program is designed to give students the course work
and training they need first to earn a master’s degree in
physics or biology at Fisk, then to bridge over to a Ph.D.
program in physics, astronomy, materials science, biology or
the biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt.
Physicist Andreas Berlind and human geneticist Marylyn
Ritchie of Vanderbilt have each won two-year, $50,000 research
fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at
encouraging promising young scholars.
Cradling a slender sculpture called “Mentor” in her arms,
internationally known scientist Susan Taylor, shed a few tears
as she received the fourth Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical
Let someone else do the driving while saving money on gas;
commute in a vanpool.
Complete 23 out of 31 to win a special prize.
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