Author: Jennifer Johnston
Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt is now home to a new organization, WalkBike Vanderbilt, which is working to promote a more walkable and bikeable campus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt University researcher Marybeth Shinn has studied homelessness interventions and policy for more than 30 years.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt supported 62,000 total jobs with wages and benefits in excess of $3.5 billion.
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."