Oct. 22, 2002— A biblical perspective on environmental stewardship will be presented at a lunch-time seminar featuring Vanderbilt Divinity Schools Douglas Meeks, Cal Turner Chancellors Professor of Wesleyan Studies, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Scarritt Bennett Centers Ogborn House.
Oct. 17, 2002— This month, emerging leaders from across the Tennessee Valley Authority began a nine-month customized business curriculum on 21st century leadership concepts and principles at Vanderbilts Owen Graduate School of Management. The program is designed to prepare them for greater leadership responsibilities within the corporation.
Oct. 16, 2002— Learn how to launch a venture, build it to profitability and take it public or sell it for the right price at Vanderbilts Owen Graduate School of Management Entrepreneurship Centers annual conference on Oct. 25.
Oct. 16, 2002— Ask any history teacher about the challenge of making decades-old events relevant to todays students, and youre likely to get an earful. If the events are those that made up the Holocaust of the 1940s, the challenge is even more daunting.
Oct. 15, 2002— Faculty members from Vanderbilt University, Fisk University, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University have joined together to form a research circle on Race and Wealth Disparity in 21st Century America. The products of the two-year collaborative program will include a public lecture series, the first set for Nov. 7, and a set of edited teaching materials on how various disciplines look at race and wealth disparity in the United States.
Oct. 15, 2002— Today, it seems as if all the devices we use are becoming smart.
Inspirational film about four students journey from poverty to Ivy League to be shown in conjunction with family policy conference
Oct. 11, 2002— Edcouch-Elsa a documentary film that shows how a dedicated teachers challenge to his students opened the doors from a South Texas border town to Ivy League colleges will be shown at Vanderbilt University Sunday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in the Law Schools Flynn Auditorium.
Oct. 11, 2002— Students in more than 30 Metro Schools will be linked to a variety of community and Vanderbilt leaders through a series of interactive videoconferences hosted by the Vanderbilt Virtual School. We are focusing on the themes of authors, democracy and careers as we strive to make the videoconferences educational and engaging for these K-12 students, said Jan Zanetis, director of the Vanderbilt Virtual School.
Oct. 11, 2002— Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and author of the acclaimed autobiography An Unquiet Mind, will discuss A Life in Moods: Personal and Professional Perspectives on Mental Illness on Thursday, Oct. 17, at Vanderbilt. The lecture begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 103 of Wilson Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Oct. 11, 2002— Artur Davis, a Birmingham attorney who ousted a veteran congressman in a race that received national attention because of its connection to Middle Eastern politics, will speak at 4:10 p.m. Oct. 16 at Vanderbilt University on Reviving the Democratic Party in the South: A Progressive Strategy. Davis talk, which is free and open to the public, will be in Wilson Hall, Room 126. A reception will follow.
Oct. 8, 2002— Lawrence Krauss, professor of physics and astronomy at Case Western Reserve University, will discuss Nonsense, Non-Science and Science: From Aliens to Creationism on Monday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. in Turner Hall at Vanderbilts Blair School of Music. The event is free and open to the public. A reception with Krauss precedes the lecture at 5 p.m.