Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens
May. 4, 2017—Growing up in Homs, Syria, Musbah Shaheen excelled in science, eventually enrolling at Damascus University Medical College at 17. After two years, he wanted to “stow away” that chapter of his life in the war-ravaged nation and explore something different.
May. 4, 2017—A significant renovation and 13,641-square-foot addition to Vanderbilt Divinity School will begin May 5 with an official groundbreaking.
May. 1, 2017—A significant majority of U.S. adults oppose eliminating federal funding for arts and culture, according to survey questions fielded by the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.
Apr. 20, 2017—Blake Quigley and Ben Shapiro received first-place awards in a student visualization competition that was held in conjunction with the "Places and Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibition on campus.
Apr. 18, 2017—Professor of English Mark Schoenfield, an expert on Romantic periodicals and culture, has been awarded a 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in English literature.
Apr. 13, 2017—Rachel Teukolsky, an English professor whose research bridges Victorian literature and the visual arts, has received a Summer Stipends award from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr. 11, 2017—Jeffrey Collins will discuss the link between religious art and commerce for early global explorers when he delivers the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History April 13.