Oct. 22, 2012—Homeschools are emerging as a kind of invisible rival to charter schools for parents seeking alternatives to the public school system, according to the Washington Post. Joseph Murphy, Frank W. Mayborn Chair, Dean of Special Projects and author of “Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement,” is quoted extensively.
Oct. 22, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Homecoming activities unite students, alumni and the greater Nashville community under the umbrella of pride and excitement for Vanderbilt University. Annual events include spirit activities such as the float-building competition, block party and Commodore Cup competition. There are also opportunities to participate in service activities. One highlight of Homecoming is the announcement of the...
Oct. 22, 2012—All groups, teams, departments and campus organizations are invited to compete to be the “greenest group on campus.” To enter, a group captain, leader or representative must complete the competition survey.
Oct. 18, 2012—A free seminar on skin care will be held Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, 1st Floor conference room. Dr. William Stebbins will present. There will be coupons, samples, giveaways and refreshments. Contact: Lisa Dunaway Lisa.dunaway@Vanderbilt.Edu
Oct. 18, 2012—The H. William Scott Jr. Society and Vanderbilt University Medical Alumni Affairs present the lecture in surgical history, as part of the 2012 Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Reunion, Oct. 25
Oct. 16, 2012—Peter Pintauro, H. Eugene McBrayer Professor of Chemical Engineering and chair of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, has partnered with researchers from the University of Kansas and TVN Systems, Inc. on a three-year, $1.72 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a durable, low-cost battery capable of gathering power at off-peak hours and storing it for use during times of high demand.
Oct. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt’s homecoming match-up with Massachusetts on Oct. 27 will be televised on the Fox Sports Network. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. The game will be the first ever between the schools.
Oct. 12, 2012—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is hosting a summit Oct. 24 for Vanderbilt clinicians and researchers involved in concussion care or research within the University or Medical Center.
Oct. 12, 2012—The Center for Second Language Studies, the Center for Teaching, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy, and Warren Center’s Digital Humanities Seminar are pleased to announce the inaugural THATCamp Vanderbilt University on Nov. 2-3, 2012.
Oct. 10, 2012—Every year the LGBTQI Life staff plans and coordinates National Coming Out Week, a week-long celebration of LGBTQI individuals and history. This event helps to show our LGBTQI students, faculty, and staff the acceptance and support that we know is part of our Vanderbilt Community. This year National Coming Out Week is Oct. 11th-Oct. 18th....
Oct. 10, 2012—Home and community-based services for adults and seniors with physical disabilities will be the topic of a Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. The lecture will be held in Medical Center East, South Tower, Room 8380B.
Oct. 8, 2012—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and their families are invited to a special night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23.