Society and Culture
Oct. 20, 2016—There is historical precedent for Donald Trump's refusal to confirm he will accept the results of the presidential election. It happened in 1860 and resulted in the Civil War.
Oct. 10, 2016—Joerg Rieger, a new Distinguished Professor of Theology and the Cal Turner Chancellor's Chair of Wesleyan Studies, defines justice as the search for the right relationships. “Religion can play an important role in changing our relationships for the better,” he said.
Oct. 5, 2016—Jose Sibaja is a versatile performer in demand for his ability to teach and play trumpet in a variety of styles—classical, Latin, jazz and pop. “I like quality music, and quality music comes in a lot of different flavors,” he said.
Oct. 4, 2016—Findings from archaeologist Tom Dillehay's dig at Huaca Prieta and Paredones include the world's earliest known use of indigo dye.
Aug. 23, 2016—Mani+, a pediatric malnutrition therapy, is the result of years of interdisciplinary research by Vanderbilt anthropology, business, nursing, biological sciences and education students and professors.
Aug. 9, 2016—Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt University Aug. 15-18.
Jul. 20, 2016—A Divinity School student has been awarded a Curb Public Scholarship to develop a game-based tool for reducing bias in group interactions.
Jul. 7, 2016—The Tang Teaching Museum is featuring Mel Ziegler's multiyear project "Flag Exchange," with 50 weathered American flags and the colorful stories behind them, through Jan. 1, 2017.
Jun. 22, 2016—For women with low-wage jobs, a lack of childcare can be more harmful to their mental health than unemployment.
Jun. 16, 2016—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a postdoctoral fellowship to Assistant Professor of English Marzia Milazzo for her research on colorblindness as a global attempt to obscure the reality of racial inequality.