Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs sponsored a trio of events to celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week. The week was created by the National Postdoc Association in 2009 to recognize the significant contributions that postdocs make to U.S. research and discovery.
Sep. 30, 2019—James Arthur, director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, will discuss "The Role of Character in Medical Education" beginning at noon Monday, Oct. 14, in Light Hall, Room 208, as part of the Flexner Dean's Lecture Series.
Sep. 30, 2019—A panel discussion titled “Impact After VU: Alumni Leading the Way in Social Impact and Entrepreneurship” is planned for Friday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Wond’ry, Room 300.
Sep. 29, 2019—How ordinary people think about political issues and make political decisions—especially at the ballot box—stands at the center of Professor of Political Science John Sides’ scholarship.
Sep. 29, 2019—Associate Professor of English Anthony Reed’s deep interest in the intersections between black literary forms and politics was sparked during the 1980s, when, as a child, he discovered hip-hop and rap music.
Sep. 29, 2019—Professor of Biochemistry Houra Merrikh distinctly remembers the day the email showed up in her inbox. Sent from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, it was an invitation to present her research to someone named “Bill”—no last name included—in two days’ time.
Sep. 29, 2019—Early in his career, as Assistant Professor of Nursing Mulubrhan Mogos cared for fragile babies in a neonatal ICU, he questioned whether the mother’s experience during pregnancy and delivery could provide clues to what went wrong, setting him on a path to study the long-term impact of cardiovascular disease on mothers and babies.
Sep. 29, 2019—Nancy Carrasco, new chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and originally from Mexico City, knows how enriching an experience living abroad can be.
Sep. 29, 2019—Peabody College assistant professor Elizabeth Biggs’ introduction to the academic field that would become her passion started with a misunderstanding.
Sep. 29, 2019—Black feminist scholars. Bessie Smith. James Baldwin. Beyoncé. All have been the subject of Associate Professor of English Emily Lordi’s academic and public scholarly work.
Sep. 29, 2019—Assistant Professor of Philosophy Diana B. Heney studies the history of philosophy and how people have grappled for thousands of years with questions like, “What is it to be human?” and “What is it to be a good human?”
Sep. 27, 2019—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to participate in the Experience American Tastes (EAT!) program. The EAT! program provides international students and scholars a chance to enjoy American food and culture with a local family.
Sep. 27, 2019—Peabody College is now accepting applications for spring 2020 for a number of M.Ed. programs.