May 28, 2013

More than 250 friends, supporters and colleagues from Nashville and Vanderbilt gathered at the Student Life Center to honor retiring Dean Colleen Conway-Welch for her visionary leadership of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing for the past 28 years. Read more...

From Vanderbilt Nurse: "The Colleen Conway-Welch Legacy"


In 1985, after Colleen Conway married Ted Welch, she signed an informal written agreement between the two of them that she would resign as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing after five years. Eight years later Welch lovingly tore up the agreement and handed her the pieces. Read more...

Adults with disabilities gain entertainment industry experience through ACM, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center


The Academy of Country Music's Lifting Lives organization is partnering with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to launch an innovative vocational experience for young adults with developmental disabilities. Read more...

Vanderbilt physician says ugly plants worse for allergy patients


As allergy season rolls in for Middle Tennessee residents, a largely unknown adage rings true: the uglier a flower or weed, the more allergy-inducing its pollen tends to be. Read more...

From Momentum: "Cancer Gene Hunters"


Twelve months after James Bradford Jr.'s, initial diagnosis of melanoma, his tumor had spread to other organs. While the 75-year-old Nashville banking magnate died 13 days later, his legacy lives on. Read more...