Oct. 1, 2019—Inspired by an ancient people’s use of food to resist defeat, anthropologist Keitlyn Alcantara now uses food to resist cultural loss among Latin American middle schoolers in Nashville.
Sep. 30, 2019—Lisa Thompson firmly believes that when the needs of those who are most underrepresented in society are attended to, everyone flourishes. It’s an approach she brings to her new role at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Sep. 30, 2019—One of the hottest policy discussions today centers on college affordability and the role government can play in making higher education accessible to more students. Associate Professor of Economics Lesley Turner blends a passion for public policy with the tools of economics in search of those answers.
Sep. 30, 2019—Children from higher income families are far more likely to be in gifted programs than less wealthy classmates according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Sep. 30, 2019—Rich Milner is among an alliance of researchers who have been awarded a five-year, $5.2M NSF grant.
Sep. 30, 2019—The project is supported by a three-year grant of $593,957 by the National Science Foundation.
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s October celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month will focus on the theme “Extraordinary,” a celebration of the perspectives and moments that feel both ordinary and extraordinary.
Sep. 30, 2019—An Oct. 7 panel discussion will explore the connections between the women’s suffrage movement and current voting rights activism. The panel is free and open to the public and will take place from 4:10 to 5:30 p.m. in the Great Room of E. Bronson Ingram College.
Sep. 30, 2019—The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response marked its fifth anniversary earlier this month with a reception attended by students, faculty, staff and senior university leaders.
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges have implemented significant initiatives in the past two years to develop faculty, foster inclusion and create new resources for teaching and research. An update published to the COACHE website highlights the more than 70 policy changes and new or expanded programs that have been developed in response to the 2016 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, or COACHE, faculty job satisfaction survey.
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s E. Bronson Ingram College has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, making it Vanderbilt University's 21st LEED-certified new construction or renovation project since 2007.