Sep. 18, 2002— Dick Grasso, chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, will speak about Recovery of New YorkPost-September 11, 2001 and Investor Confidence: NYSE Perspective at 1 p.m. on Sept. 25 in Flynn Auditorium of the Vanderbilt University Law School. His speech is part of the Owen Distinguished Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.
Vanderbilt biologist receives $1 million from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to start an innovative undergraduate science education program
Sep. 18, 2002— Vanderbilt molecular biologist Ellen Fanning is one of 20 research scientists nationwide who will each receive $1 million over the next four years from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in a new program intended to encourage researchers to put as much creativity into undergraduate education as they have into research.
Sep. 17, 2002— Candidates for the U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee will square off in a live debate at Vanderbilt, sponsored by the NewsChannel 5 Network, The Tennessean and Vanderbilt, on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m.
Sep. 16, 2002— About 150 students and the chancellors of Vanderbilt University and the University of Mississippi will set aside their team loyalty and join together in Oxford, Miss., on Sept. 20 to kick off Sports and Service: A Winning Tradition.
Sep. 13, 2002— A trio of upcoming speakers will launch a new season of community lectures from the Vanderbilt Divinity School. This fall the Divinity School hopes to reach its largest audience ever by offering a diverse series of talks by some of the worlds premier theologians.
Sep. 13, 2002— Vanderbilt University held steady at No. 21 in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report, while the Universitys service learning effort ranked 17th in the magazines first review of Programs that Really Work.
Sep. 13, 2002— U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Paul ONeill will speak on The Emerging Economic Recovery at Vanderbilt University on Sept. 24. He will discuss the presidents efforts to strengthen the economy and to hasten the economic recovery.
Sep. 12, 2002— Sweeping changes to campaign finance law go into effect immediately following the November congressional elections, and three major figures in the campaign finance reform debate, including the lawyer for Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the prime sponsor of the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002, will participate in a panel discussion at Vanderbilt University Law School on Sept. 23.
Sep. 12, 2002— Vanderbilts first Arab-American Muslim student body president urged her fellow students and other members of the University community to not fight hate with hate in response to the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sep. 11, 2002— David M. Hercules, the Centennial Professor of Chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Thomas R. McCoy, professor of law, were recognized for their contributions during the recent Vanderbilt fall faculty assembly.
Sep. 11, 2002— With the bell of Kirkland Hall chiming, students, faculty, staff, administrators and others paused on Vanderbilts Alumni Lawn this morning as they began their day to remember the lives lost a year ago in the terrorist attacks on America.