Author: Amy Wolf
May. 7, 2020—A volunteer team of undergraduate, graduate and professional students, along with university leadership, is leading the planning for this year's virtual celebrations and the in-person Commencement festivities slated for 2021.
May. 6, 2020—Some students participating in a Blair School of Music songwriting seminar planned on penning songs about graduating from college. Then the novel coronavirus pandemic hit. The students left campus, and the desire to process their emotions through song increased exponentially.
May. 6, 2020—As the world responds to COVID-19, Vanderbilt's Class of 2020 reflects on reaching the milestone of college graduation during such a tumultuous time.
May. 4, 2020—A tribute to seniors living in the E. Bronson Ingram Residential College has taken on special significance now that students are away from campus.
Apr. 30, 2020—Psychology and communications studies double-major Tommy Oswalt came to Vanderbilt as a first-generation college student with a dream of finding a creative and supportive community like the large Cuban family he left in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
Apr. 21, 2020—Whether you’re taking a class, conducting a meeting or gathering with friends, just about everyone is jumping into virtual chats. Here are five easy tips to improve how your virtual chat looks and sounds.
Apr. 14, 2020—Just a week into her position with the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board, Tamee Livermont, a master of public health student who will graduate with the Class of 2020, was helping to lead the fight against the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr. 6, 2020—Across Vanderbilt’s residential colleges, students, RAs and faculty heads of house are creating virtual spaces to share the highs and lows of transitioning to life away from campus.
Mar. 2, 2020—Two Vanderbilt seniors are taking unique approaches to bringing apathetic and frustrated voters to the political table.
Feb. 10, 2020—As part of its continuing commitment to understanding and combating climate change issues through education and action, Vanderbilt University is now an accredited, official observer of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change.
Jan. 31, 2020—Peabody College students Ryan and Jazira Boyette have a goal of improving the lives of Sudan’s Nuba people through the power of education.
Dec. 18, 2019—When biomedical engineering major Brett Koolik first started learning piano as a child, he wasn't motivated solely by his love of music. He also wanted to figure out how a piano works.