Author: Jan Read
May. 16, 2018—Ten projects involving 25 faculty and staff members have been awarded nearly $750,000 through the internally funded Library Collections Initiative to strategically bolster collections.
May. 14, 2018—A data science institute, new faculty and technical staff, and expanded educational offerings are the key investments recommended by the Data Science Visions Working Group.
May. 3, 2018—Since he was 13, Phillip McGloin’s world had orbited around basketball. He walked on to the Commodore basketball team as a freshman and played three seasons. But he chose to leave the team during his junior year to begin planning more seriously for his future.
Apr. 26, 2018—A report just released by the Committee for Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere offers a trio of proposals to elevate Vanderbilt’s national and global profile while helping inform a public hungry for expert knowledge.
Apr. 26, 2018—Astronomer Edward Emerson “E.E.” Barnard and journalist Christine Sadler Coe will be memorialized on campus as the halls of the new E. Bronson Ingram College are named in their honor.
Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University has taken the next step in the discovery and planning processes for future capital investments in science and engineering, and humanities and the Arts and Science historic core.
Apr. 25, 2018—Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow—the university’s third in four years—and awarded $200,000 to support his research. Thirty-one fellows were named nationally.
Apr. 24, 2018—Provost Susan R. Wente announced today that psychologist Todd Weinman, a seasoned mental health administrator, has been named as the inaugural director of the new University Counseling Center.
Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.
Apr. 23, 2018—During its spring meeting, the Vanderbilt Board of Trust appointed four trailblazers—all alumni—to join the board for five-year terms.
Apr. 20, 2018—The Office for Inclusive Excellence is sponsoring a workshop April 25 designed for instructors interested in focusing on nuanced classroom climate issues.
Apr. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty are encouraged to apply by June 1 to the 2018–19 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program. Grants typically run from $1,500 to $3,500.