Author: Joan Brasher
May. 31, 2017—People with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
May. 26, 2017—Best-selling young adult fiction writer Sharon M. Draper visited the Wyatt Center at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to motivate and inspire Nashville middle schoolers.
May. 17, 2017—The program graduated its 2017 class and named the new cohort for this fall.
May. 16, 2017—Survival rates continue to rise for children living with once-fatal chronic pediatric health conditions, but their survival comes at a cost.
May. 5, 2017—Nearly 30 Vanderbilt students took part in Philanthropy and Social Problem Solving, a Peabody College course offered as part of the human and organizational development major. The class capped off the semester by giving $75,000 to five charities.
May. 5, 2017—Chin’s art is inspired by political and social dilemmas, provoking discussion and evading easy classification.
MEDIA ADVISORY: School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt to honor 24 outstanding MNPS seniors in graduation ceremony
May. 3, 2017—Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will deliver the keynote address. Dean will be introduced by MNPS board member Mary Pierce.
May. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s eighth cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows recently shared ideas and experiences at "Global Voices: An Initiative of Abriendo Puertas."
Apr. 27, 2017—A unique Vanderbilt class focusing on philanthropy will end the semester with students presenting checks totaling $75,000 to service organizations tomorrow.
Apr. 27, 2017—Mark Lipsey presented a pre-K consensus report, a joint effort by several institutions to inform lawmakers and other education thought leaders.
Apr. 24, 2017—Losing her sight at age 3 was no match for Peabody College senior Stephanie Zundel's competitive spirit. While at Vanderbilt, she took up marathon running and completed the 2017 Boston Marathon on April 17.