Author: Elizabeth Latt
Mar. 6, 2012—Because racial identification is much more fluid in Latin America and the Caribbean than it is in the United States, researchers with Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project used actual skin color rather than racial identity to examine the effect of ethnicity on equality issues like class and educational attainment.
Feb. 22, 2012—Eight incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship program. The eight are among 942 high school seniors who applied for the prestigious program. Members of the new class are John Alexander Bogdon of Orlando, Fla.; Bridget Lorraine Claborn of Omaha, Neb.; Juan Felipe Diaz Gutierrez of Bogota, Colombia;...
Jan. 13, 2012—Investigations by Vanderbilt University and the Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County's district attorney general's office have led to the arrest of a former Vanderbilt employee on a charge of theft of university funds.
Jun. 30, 2011—The Vanderbilt bookstore will move from Rand Hall to 2525 West End Ave., where it will be operated by Barnes & Noble
Jun. 19, 2011—A new poll shows the 107th Tennessee General Assembly, marked by debate on a number of controversial issues, slipped in its approval rating in the four months it was in session.
May. 24, 2011—A new poll shows that Haitians have reacted to a devastating 2010 earthquake much as expected, with one notable exception. The destruction and poverty caused by the earthquake have done remarkably little to erode confidence in democracy.
Apr. 5, 2011—(last updated 2:50 p.m., April 5) Electricity remains out along Greek Row due to a blown transformer. Due to the severity of the damage done to a transformer, Vanderbilt will use a temporary generator for the next two to three days to power the Tarpley, West Side and Greek row region. The generator is already...
Apr. 4, 2011—Electricity remains out this evening along Greek Row due to a blown transformer. High winds that swept through the Vanderbilt campus shortly after 2 p.m. April 4 left the area buildings without power.
Mar. 11, 2011—Vanderbilt is reaching out to those who may have been affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Feb. 23, 2011—Thirteen incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship program.
Feb. 1, 2011—The latest news about discoveries by Vanderbilt researchers is now available on a new online news channel, Research News @ Vanderbilt.
Jan. 24, 2011—Despite one of the worst worldwide economic crises in the past half-century, support for democracy among those in Latin America and the Caribbean has not been eroded, according to the results of the latest AmericasBarometer survey. The survey, conducted by the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University, also found democratic attitudes and values...