Author: Jennifer Johnston
Computational Collaboration: A New Interdisciplinary Initiative Recasts Computers as Classroom Partners
Nov. 8, 2019— “I want to help you.” In a moving but chilling scene, that line is uttered by HAL 9000, the all-knowing computer system depicted in the classic 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, as it pleads with Dr. Dave Bowman not to disconnect the rogue machine for the final time. Now, more than a half-century...
Nov. 21, 2016—A nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice will fund a five-year partnership between the Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Schools, Oasis Center and Vanderbilt.
Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.
Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 7, 2016—Undergraduate students majoring in science, math or engineering have the opportunity to make a difference in high-needs secondary schools while earning teaching licensure and a master’s degree.
May. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception at the University Residence to honor Metro Nashville Public Schools' 46 Blue Ribbon Teachers for 2016.
May. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt and several community partners have collaborated on a nutrition program in which children help their families eat healthier cuisine.
May. 2, 2016—Members of the Vanderbilt community have the opportunity to provide input in the director of schools search in Nashville.
Apr. 25, 2016—What if kids taught their parents to eat fruits and vegetables instead of the other way around? A program that flips traditional family dynamics to incorporate healthy eating habits into homes culminates in an April 28 event where teen participants cook for their families and caregivers.
Apr. 19, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was the keynote speaker during Fisk University's Honors Convocation April 7 in Fisk Memorial Chapel.
Apr. 11, 2016—Easing traffic congestion and improving the public transportation system are critical issues for the city, and the Vanderbilt community has the opportunity to interact with transit officials on those topics during an April 14 Food For Thought lunch conversation.
Mar. 23, 2016—Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in a walking tour of campus on National Walking Day, April 6, at 2 p.m. The policy tour event will highlight bike and pedestrian safety efforts on campus.