Author: Amy Wolf
Dec. 18, 2020—On the last day of fall classes, Associate Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies Shaul Kelner received a heartwarming surprise from his class of mostly first-year students.
Dec. 18, 2020—Members of the Vanderbilt community joined Grammy-winning musician Jason Isbell and his band, The 400 Unit, and other entertainers for a “show of gratitude” hosted by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier to honor the hard work and dedication shown by staff, faculty and students during this unparalleled year.
Dec. 14, 2020—Singing, painting, strumming, baking, crocheting and even gymnastic tumbling filled a virtual stage as graduate students, faculty and staff in the School of Medicine Basic Sciences held their third annual winter showcase.
Dec. 11, 2020—As Vanderbilt continues planning for the spring semester, faculty members have started brainstorming additional ways to support students amid an altered academic calendar designed to limit the potential spread of COVID-19.
Dec. 11, 2020—Applications are now being accepted for fall 2021 for kindergarten-ready children interested in the Owls early education developmental kindergarten program at the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center.
Dec. 7, 2020—While COVID-19 safety protocols have put some extracurricular activities on hold, Vanderbilt’s two student-run radio stations, WRVU and VandyRadio, have adapted and even thrived with the help of remote equipment.
Dec. 2, 2020—Grammy-winning musicians Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit will lead a lineup of entertainment in a special “show of gratitude” for the Vanderbilt community on Thursday, Dec. 17.
Nov. 23, 2020—When the COVID-19 pandemic split his class among those who are able to attend in person and many who are quarantined around the world, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management finance professor Jesse Blocher was determined to make learning equitable, even for those in disparate time zones.
Nov. 18, 2020—On Friday, Nov. 20, starting at 6 a.m. CT, international and domestic Vanderbilt students can join live online get-togethers ranging from yoga and origami lessons to a Bluegrass music listening session to discussions about American politics and media.
Nov. 16, 2020—This year students in E. Bronson Ingram College are starting off their weekly “Bronson Breaks,” a time for residents to have some fun with Faculty Head of House Sarah Igo and her family, by peeling off a virtual sticky note from an online collaboration tool to share thoughts or give advice.
Nov. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt students recently had the opportunity to make their own stylish and unique “designer” face masks at multiple mask-making sessions led by Vanderbilt costume shop manager and senior lecturer Alexandra Sargent Capps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center.
Nov. 2, 2020—An American Studies seminar is exploring the complex relationship between religion and partisan politics in the United States by putting an emphasis on civility, mutual respect and robust dialogue.