Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens
Aug. 21, 2020—Memoir writing, steel drums, China’s revolutions and topics related to race, gender and sports are among the diverse Osher Lifelong Learning classes to be offered this fall.
Aug. 19, 2020—Research by Vanderbilt history professor Arleen Tuchman on the cultural history of diabetes offers important lessons for other public health challenges, including COVID-19.
Aug. 14, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier will share his vision and priorities for the new academic year and present many of the university’s highest honors at the Fall Faculty Assembly—to be held virtually—on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Aug. 13, 2020—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has named the members of an ad hoc committee that will partner with university leadership to evaluate and recommend policies and initiatives around equity, diversity and inclusion.
Aug. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt’s spring 2020 class of Buchanan Library Fellows, who signed on for immersive research experiences, embraced skills they had not expected to use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul. 31, 2020—The Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative will host "Medical Apartheid Revisited: Pandemic, Politics and Priorities," an online social justice conference Aug. 5-7, to explore increasing racial and ethnic health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul. 20, 2020—Emeritus Divinity School professor Jack Sasson was recently surprised with a virtual celebration featuring contributing scholars to a new book honoring his renowned scholarship.
Jul. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt ISSS bolsters efforts to support the university’s international students, who are navigating challenges ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to rapidly changing government directives.
Jul. 16, 2020—Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos, a longtime advocate for education and research on mental health, is a new trustee of McLean Hospital, a world leader in treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Jul. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Aug. 5 to discuss "The Person You Mean to Be," which explores causes of inequality and offers tools for recognizing implicit bias.
Jul. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University has signed a nationwide pledge from college admissions officers outlining what is expected and valued on college applications to reduce stress for prospective students and their families.
Jul. 6, 2020—The Blair School of Music begins a new leadership era as it welcomes Lorenzo F. Candelaria as its new dean.