Author: Nancy Wise
May. 9, 2014—In 1964, soon-to-be Vanderbilt graduate Katherine Gorham missed Commencement because she was in the hospital, recovering from having her first child. On Friday, she walked across the platform in cap and gown after her husband and the university arranged for her to participate in Commencement with the Class of 2014.
Apr. 29, 2014—The Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program enables Arts and Science undergraduates to conduct original research alongside faculty fellows.
Dec. 27, 2013—The Mellon Partners for Humanities Education initiative will support specialized training for new Vanderbilt Ph.D.s in preparing students for teaching at liberal arts colleges and historically black colleges and universities, as well as provide education regarding public and digital humanities.
Oct. 24, 2013—The College of Arts and Science recognized six faculty members with excellence in teaching and advising awards at its September faculty meeting.
Oct. 11, 2013—Vanderbilt historian Jane Landers appears in the first episode of a new PBS documentary series about the history of African Americans, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Sep. 18, 2013—The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University kicks off its 25th anniversary Sept. 19-20, with scholarship and celebration, including the premiere of a documentary, a reception and a series of panel discussions with former Warren Center fellows.
Jul. 10, 2013—Nelson Andrews III, BA’89, EMBA’95, grew up around the automobile business, but he didn’t see himself making it his career.
Jun. 27, 2013—You never know where a blind ad will lead you. It led Tim Murray from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Middle East. Murray is CEO of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s top 10 aluminium producers. He joined Alba in 2007 as general manager of finance after applying to an ad in...
Jun. 21, 2013—After nine years as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, Jim Bradford is stepping down from his position at the end of the academic year in June. Bradford recently discussed some of the highlights of his time as dean with "Vanderbilt Business" magazine.
Jun. 17, 2013—Tim Murray, EMBA’03, proves his mettle at Aluminium Bahrain You never know where a blind ad will lead you. It led Tim Murray from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Middle East. Murray is CEO of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s top 10 aluminium producers.
Apr. 24, 2013—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved the awarding of emeriti honors to 14 distinguished, longtime College of Arts and Science faculty. The professors will be honored at Commencement ceremonies on May 10.
Apr. 12, 2013—Samuel Friedman, a senior from Plymouth, Ma., majoring in molecular and cellular biology, recently won a Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Award from the Genetics Society of America. The award allowed Friedman to present his research at the 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in Washington, D.C.