Apr. 20, 2011—Vanderbilt finance professors Robert Whaley and Jacob Sagi rang the opening bell for Nasdaq OMX in New York on Tuesday, April 19, to celebrate the start of options trading on a new group of indexes the pair developed to help protect stock gains from market fluctuations.
Apr. 20, 2011—Father Ernesto Cardenal, an acclaimed poet and liberation theologian, visits Vanderbilt University Sunday, May 1, to give a reading of his poetry.
Apr. 19, 2011—Admissions Counselor Mary Comfort Stevens was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award by Reading is Fundamental, inc.
Apr. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt Aerospace Club is flying high after a NASA competition win.
Apr. 19, 2011—The golfing world lost a legend when Mason Rudolph passed away at the age of 76. He died April 18.
Apr. 18, 2011—April has definitely been a stormy month in Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service has issued a number of watches and warnings, and probably will continue to do so throughout the month. So, this is a good time to review your personal plans for what to do if we experience severe weather at Vanderbilt. Actions...
Apr. 18, 2011—TAYLOR, Mich. – Vanderbilt’s inspired run at the NCAA Bowling Championship fell just short Saturday as the Commodores fell to Maryland-Eastern Shore in the title match, 4 games to 2.
Apr. 15, 2011—Come celebrate Earth Day with games, prizes and giveaways Thursday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Medical Center Plaza Across from Langford Auditorium* at the first-ever Vanderbilt Clean Air Fair. This fair is a unique forum for employees and students to learn about alternative transportation and commuter choice programs and products such...
Apr. 15, 2011—The Employee Celebration Picnic for all Vanderbilt employees will be held on Friday, May 20. Mark your calendars now! Also, the Vanderbilt Family Night with The Nashville Symphony will be held on Tuesday, May 24. Don’t miss it! More details will be featured on myVU as they are confirmed.
Apr. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers from the Department of Pediatrics, Peabody College and the Divinity School joined with parent advocates for a panel discussion on the ethical considerations of "curing" disabilities.
Apr. 14, 2011—As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses use sleep deprivation to adjust to working on the night shift, the poorest strategy for adapting their internal, circadian clocks to a night-time schedule.
Apr. 13, 2011—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has earned accreditation from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation program of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.