Dec. 16, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children
Dec. 16, 2011—Watch video of Pasi Sahlberg speaking Dec. 9 on “Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?” The talk is part of the Peabody Research Office (PRO) brown bag lunch lecture series. These are informal presentations featuring research innovations at Peabody or other areas in the university. Contact: PRO@Vanderbilt.edu
Dec. 13, 2011—Meet the soft-spoken member of the Vanderbilt a cappella group The Melodores who has taken on celebrity status at Vanderbilt for his remix of a popular Wiz Khalifa song into a Vanderbilt anthem. Get ready to have Nick Wells’ contagious hip hop remix “Black and Gold” running through your head all day.
Dec. 12, 2011—Watch the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the American Studies Sustainability Project‘s Dec. 7 installment of the Green Bag Luncheon Series. Dave Parker, green building consultant and LEED AP, discusses easy and efficient ways to save energy, water and money in both your home and office environments.
Dec. 9, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Do little kids learn from “educational” videos? New research gives answers. Why a Vanderbilt expert says the new Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuits will fail. Meet this year’s Commencement weekend speaker.
Dec. 9, 2011—Watch video of Nashville celeb and Tennessean columnist Ms. Cheap, Mary Hance, speaking Dec. 8 on frugal yet purposeful holiday giving. Her talk was sponsored by Community Connections and Health Plus. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 8, 2011—Watch video from the December 7 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event featuring Robert Talisse, professor of philosophy, speaking on “Faith in Democracy.” Citizens in a democratic society share political power as equals. This equality entails that the exercise of political power is legitimate only when it can be justified by reasons that all citizens could...
Dec. 2, 2011—Watch video of a forum discussing a new nominating process for 2012 presidential election. Americans Elect is providing voters the opportunity to directly nominate a presidential candidate outside the two-party system for the 2012 presidential election. Through AmericansElect.org, every registered voter can sign up to become a delegate and participate. This election, voters can pick a...