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Author: Jennifer Johnston

WalkBike Vanderbilt promotes safe campus travel, plans walking tour

Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt is now home to a new organization, WalkBike Vanderbilt, which is working to promote a more walkable and bikeable campus.

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Vanderbilt’s partnerships across state celebrated at Day on the Hill

Feb. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt Day on the Hill Feb. 16 provided an opportunity to thank members of the Tennessee General Assembly for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships with the university.

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Chancellor meets with ambassador of Ireland

Feb. 3, 2016—Anne Anderson, the first woman ambassador of Ireland, and Shane Stephens, consul general for Ireland, visited with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on Jan. 29.

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Vanderbilt hosts 109th General Assembly at Jan. 19 reception

Jan. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a reception Jan. 19 to honor the members of the 109th General Assembly. State legislators, staff members and other state government officials mingled with Vanderbilt representatives during the event at the Tennessee State Museum.

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‘A People’s Guide to Nashville’ launches at Curb Center event

Dec. 2, 2015—"A People’s Guide to Nashville" – an alternative guide to the city celebrating people and places too often veiled, forgotten or ignored – will launch Dec. 11 at Vanderbilt’s Curb Center. The public is invited to attend.

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TN teachers report ongoing benefits from teacher collaboration model

Nov. 20, 2015—Tennessee teachers are reporting that a collaboration model implemented as part of a Vanderbilt study continues to show positive outcomes two years later.

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Quality pre-K subject of downtown roundtable discussion

Sep. 12, 2015—The issues surrounding prekindergarten expansion in Tennessee and other states is the subject of a roundtable discussion among education researchers and practitioners to be held Sept. 24 at the Nashville Public Library's main branch downtown.

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Find out which homeless housing programs work best at Aug. 21 forum

Aug. 12, 2015—Nashville's homeless services community is invited to participate in a discussion of important new findings that could have policy implications close to home.

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VU researcher hosts Twitter dialogue on homelessness Aug. 18

Aug. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt University researcher Marybeth Shinn has studied homelessness interventions and policy for more than 30 years.

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Vanderbilt contributes $8.9 billion to the health of Tennessee

Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt supported 62,000 total jobs with wages and benefits in excess of $3.5 billion.

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NSF award goes to Fisk geneticist following VU post-doc training

Jul. 7, 2015—The partnership with Fisk through the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program and other avenues, “presents us with an opportunity to see the results of our efforts impact an under-served community."

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MNPS educators honored as Blue Ribbon Teachers

May. 26, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception May 21 honoring 50 Metro Nashville Public Schools Blue Ribbon Teachers selected through a community-driven awards program.

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