Feb. 11, 2002— The Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) project, which assists low-income families in the Appalachia, Mississippi Delta and Mid-South communities, was recently honored by both the Bernard van Leer Foundation and Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Feb. 7, 2002— Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and Thomas Von Essen, New York Citys former fire commissioner, will discuss The Steel of American Resolve following the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon during two lectures at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 6, 2002— Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Langford Auditorium on the campus of Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 4, 2002— Can ecstasy kill? How do designer drugs, such as ecstasy, really affect ones body? What do pacifiers have to do with the drug culture? Are there any long-term good or bad effects?
Jan. 31, 2002—U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker today denied that his plans to sue the White House over the release of documents related to an energy task force are the result of Enrons recent financial woes.
Jan. 30, 2002—L. Hall Hardaway Jr., chairman of the board of Hardaway Construction Corporation and the Hardaway Group, Inc, has been selected to receive the 2002 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. The presentation will be made Friday, Feb. 1, at the School of Engineerings annual Leadership Dinner at Featheringill Hall on Vanderbilt campus.
Jan. 29, 2002—Adrian Raine, an internationally known researcher on antisocial behavior, will speak at a free public lecture Thursday, Feb. 7, at Vanderbilt University\'s John F. Kennedy Center.
Jan. 29, 2002—Virginia Richardson, one of the countrys premier leaders in the field of teacher education, will share her insights on enhancing the quality of teaching nationally at Vanderbilt University on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Support for siblings in families with a child with special needs to be topic of Kennedy Center Coffee and Conversation
Jan. 25, 2002—Its a challenge for most parents to meet the individual needs of all their children, and its an even greater challenge when one of those children has a disability. Don Meyer, founder of Sib Shops, will address Sharing the Caring: Special Needs of Special Needs during a coffee and conversation hour, Friday, Feb. 8.
Finalists named in premier MBA case competition at Vanderbilt; MBA students to present strategies on future of interactive TV
Jan. 25, 2002—Six teams of MBA students from top business schools have been named as finalists in the Owen@Vanderbilt eStrategy Contest, to be held at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University next month. The contest is the largest case competition of its kind, awarding the winning team a check for $25,000.
Jan. 23, 2002—Encountering Islam, the first in a series of studies exploring religion, will begin Feb. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. as part of the Vanderbilt at Scarritt-Bennett Program. This is the first of a new series called Relevant Religion that will explore religion in a global context of culture, art, politics and economics.
Jan. 22, 2002—Vanderbilts Owen School Graduate School of Management was ranked the 24th best MBA program in the world and 19th among those in the United States in rankings of business schools by the Financial Times, one of the worlds leading business publications.