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Step-by-step guide to handling anti-social behavior at school published

May. 19, 2009—Many schools across the nation struggle in their efforts to deal with challenging behaviors. A new book co-authored by Kathleen Lane, associate professor of special education at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development, aims to help schools develop a comprehensive strategy to identify and help students with behavior issues before violence erupts.

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Video: VUCast Extra: Senior Day

May. 13, 2009—VUCast Extra: Pulitzer prize winning author and Senior Day speaker Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. (2:50)

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Bluebird on the Mountain series launches fifth season May 16

May. 12, 2009—In what has become a summertime tradition in Nashville, the popular Bluebird on the Mountain concert series begins its fifth season at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. This year's series opens with a show featuring performances by Kim Carnes, Peter Cooper, Greg Barnhill and Tim Nichols.

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Audio: The Role of Women in the Catholic Church

May. 12, 2009—Listen to historian Gary Macy speaking on the role of women in the Catholic Church.

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Four elected to Vanderbilt University Board of Trust

May. 12, 2009—Two Vanderbilt alumni and a Vanderbilt parent – all having provided strong volunteer leadership for the university's initiatives – join a graduating Chancellor's Scholar as the newest members of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.

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New generation of African American scholars seek leadership roles

May. 12, 2009—A new generation of African American theology scholars are striving to define their place at the intersections of religion, social causes and education. Next month, more than 40 of them from across the country will gather at Vanderbilt University to discuss the challenges on this formidable road.

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Video: Commencement 2009

May. 8, 2009—Watch video of the main Commencement ceremony.

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Zeppos to grads: Balance key to success in life

May. 8, 2009—Despite the occasional need to take a courageous stand, balance is the key to success over the long haul, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the class of 2009 during the traditional Commencement address.

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Video: Watch how two students created change for some people in Uganda

May. 8, 2009—Two Vanderbilt students took their dream for social change well beyond the Vanderbilt campus, impacting the lives of people in Uganda in an amazing way. (6:43)

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The day the universe froze

May. 8, 2009—Imagine a time when the entire universe froze. According to a new model for dark energy, that is essentially what happened about 11.5 billion years ago, when the universe was a quarter of the size it is today.

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President of Rhodes College receives Vanderbilt Peabody Distinguished Alumnus Award

May. 8, 2009—William E. Troutt, president of Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development during Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8.

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Vanderbilt University honors top students during Commencement

May. 8, 2009—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder's Medals during Commencement on May 8.

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Vanderbilt University honors 13 retiring professors

May. 8, 2009—Thirteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt's May 8 commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement set for May 8 at Vanderbilt University in Memorial Gym

May. 7, 2009—Vanderbilt University's Commencement ceremony, set for May 8, will take place inside Memorial Gym due to inclement weather.

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Video: “Democratic Virtuosity: Music and the Public Sphere”

May. 7, 2009—Watch video of a May 6 talk by Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jonathan Neufeld.

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