Mar. 15, 2013—Yep, we’ve been in a Billy Joel state of mind this week — video of his January appearance at Vanderbilt went viral in a big way this week. Some of our favorite Tweets about the piano man are below, along with favorites about Match Day and Peabody College.
Mar. 15, 2013—Peabody professors Paul Yoder and Ann Kaiser have received Autism Centers of Excellence grants to study language interventions for young children with autism.
Mar. 13, 2013—Legislation under consideration by state lawmakers that would strip Vanderbilt University's right to field a commissioned police department as long as it enforces its nondiscrimination policy was called “constitutionally suspect” by the state attorney general.
Mar. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt University is upgrading its outdoor tornado siren system and will conduct a one-minute test of the siren at noon on Saturday, March 16.
Mar. 13, 2013—During a Q&A at Vanderbilt University, freshman Michael Pollack asked his childhood idol Billy Joel if he could accompany him on “New York State of Mind.” To his surprise, Joel agreed. Pollack talks about the incredible opportunity on NBC's "Today Show."
Mar. 12, 2013—NASA has awarded $4.4 million to a collaboration of scientists at U.S. universities, including a Vanderbilt professor, and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to help build a 2.5-meter ultraviolet telescope called the Extreme Universe Space Observatory for deployment on the International Space Station in 2017.
Mar. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development was named the top graduate school of education in the country for the fifth consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report.
Mar. 8, 2013—The top floor of The Commons Center recently achieved LEED Gold Certification, making it the 13th certified project on campus.
Mar. 8, 2013—Below are a few of our favorite Instagrams taken by our students on Alternative Spring Break. ASB was founded at Vanderbilt in 1987 and remains Vanderbilt’s premiere alternative break organization. It is currently the largest student-run organization on campus, sending over 400 students across the nation and abroad.
Mar. 7, 2013—The winner of the 2013 Vanderbilt Athletics Basketball Sustainability Competition is Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR).
Mar. 7, 2013—Award-winning historian, essayist and journalist Adam Goodheart will discuss his book "1861: The Civil War Awakening" on March 21 at Vanderbilt University.
Mar. 7, 2013—Vanderbilt is launching a new travel system that offers faculty and staff traveling on university business a better, faster way to book and manage travel and handle expenses for trips.