Author: Joan Brasher
Jul. 17, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt are partnering with colleagues at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to research the effectiveness of initiatives developed under the state’s “Drive to 55” campaign.
Jun. 26, 2017—The Governor's Academy of School Leadership is designed to create a pipeline of strong leaders in Tennessee.
Jun. 26, 2017—Combating fake news and bolstering the public’s trust in journalism is the aim of a Vanderbilt research project that was selected to receive a share of a $1 million prize.
Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.
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."