Author: Joan Brasher
Dec. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 4 among private universities on the "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" list of 300 Best College Values for 2018, behind Princeton, Harvard and Duke.
Astronomy professor wins $1M grant, takes multifaceted approach to keeping minorities and persons with disabilities in STEM
Dec. 13, 2017—Keivan Stassun was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Million-Dollar Professor for promotion of minorities in the physical sciences.
Dec. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt’s 2017-18 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows are from 11 different countries, but the diverse group has quickly connected with the Tennessee tradition of giving back.
Teacher, activist Acosta to speak on rights and education of Chicanx and Latinx youth Dec. 7 at Vanderbilt
Nov. 17, 2017—Activist Curtis Acosta's talk is titled “Victory in Arizona: Defending the Rights and Education of Chicanx/Latinx Youth."
Nov. 17, 2017—GASL is a partnership between the state, Vanderbilt’s Peabody College and local school districts to cultivate school leaders in Tennessee.
Nov. 15, 2017—Jason Grissom will discuss his new research on school leadership Monday, Dec. 4, at the Wyatt Center Rotunda.
Nov. 6, 2017—A $16,000 grant will support the design of yearlong residency program pairing prospective teachers with experienced educators in Metro Nashville schools.
Oct. 25, 2017—Lu Zheng has been recognized for her work as a student at the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 23, 2017—HIV infections in the United States have declined 18 percent in recent years, but in the African American community, the figures remain disproportionately high.
Oct. 19, 2017—In a new study, black and Latinx students said it was important for them to use their careers to help others.
Oct. 19, 2017—A self-described “medical geographer,” Yolanda J. McDonald, an assistant professor of human and organizational development, begins each new research project with the “where” of things, before getting to the who, what, when and how.