Sep. 7, 2011—Inductees included Sen. Lamar Alexander and basketball great Will Perdue.
Sep. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public.
Sep. 6, 2011—Terrance Hayes and Jaimy Gordon, who each won the National Book Award last spring, will read from their work Sept. 22 at Vanderbilt University as part of the Creative Writing Program’s Gertrude and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series.
Sep. 2, 2011—The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching is celebrating 25 years of excellence in teaching and learning with events Sept. 8 and 9.
Sep. 1, 2011—A joint opening reception for “The Book as Art: Beautiful Books” and “Reading Pictures: Text and Image in Contemporary Art” is scheduled Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in two different campus locations.
Sep. 1, 2011—All benefits-eligible Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees are invited to attend the Employee Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center.
Sep. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has created a special program to integrate and standardize the care of athletes and others who suffer concussion.
Aug. 30, 2011—George C. Hill, the Levi Watkins Jr. Professor and professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, will step down as associate dean for diversity in medical education, effective Sept. 1.
Aug. 26, 2011—Patrick Fischer, who helped build the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University, died Aug. 26 in hospice care in Montgomery County, Md. He was 75.
Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.
Aug. 25, 2011—Mark Lipsey of Peabody was awarded the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research at Fall Faculty Assembly.
Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Curb Scholars and Creative Campus residential fellows convened for a creative practice opening retreat Aug. 19 at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.