Mar. 22, 2013—We love hearing from you – and seeing what you see. Thanks to all of our fans, friends and followers for sharing your photos with us! Follow Vanderbilt on Instagram, and if you’d like to share with us, tag your images #vandygram.
Mar. 22, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos is featured in a new video titled "SECU: The Intersection of Life and Learning," produced at the first SEC Symposium held Feb. 10-12 in Atlanta. SECU is designed to serve as the academic arm of the Southeastern Conference.
Mar. 21, 2013—Three widely implemented practices intended to strengthen teaching actually do more to undermine professionalism and demoralize teachers, according to Richard Milner, associate professor of education in Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development.
Mar. 21, 2013—When new state standards and high-stakes testing have raised the bar for all students, how can teachers increase the rigor of mathematics instruction while keeping it accessible to a broader range of classroom learners? Collaborative learning is one answer, according to Ilana Horn, associate professor of mathematics education at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development.
Mar. 21, 2013—Seven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for outstanding academic achievements March 19 during a celebration at the Student Life Center.
Mar. 21, 2013—Watch a panel discussion on the effects of early intervention on children living in poverty hosted by the Peabody Research Institute March 18 at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Mar. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt’s annual Spring Faculty Assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music. All faculty are encouraged to attend.
Mar. 20, 2013—Douglas S. Hall, professor of physics and astronomy, emeritus, died March 16 after a brief illness. Hall was a distinguished astronomer and scientist credited with several significant discoveries.
Mar. 20, 2013—Vanderbilt will observe National Start! Walking Day April 4 with a 20-minute group walk starting at Medical Center North and ending at Library Lawn.
Mar. 19, 2013—Severe weather in Nashville March 18 prompted the sounding of Metropolitan Nashville’s sirens and also prompted some questions about Vanderbilt’s notification system.
Mar. 18, 2013—Double major students may be the innovative thinkers society needs to tackle the complex problems of the 21st century, Vanderbilt sociologists Richard Pitt and Steven Tepper argue in a new report.
Mar. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt will host its fifth annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium on March 24. The event is a forum for excellence in undergraduate writing of all kinds.