Jun. 17, 2015—The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded a five-year, $10 million training grant to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD), continuing a 16-year partnership to provide education and training opportunities for school personnel throughout the state.
May. 4, 2015—Recruiting and retaining exceptional and diverse graduate students who will go on to become leaders in their fields is the top priority for graduate education at Vanderbilt, a report from a faculty study group says.
May. 4, 2015—Providing coordinated support for international collaboration and research by Vanderbilt faculty and staff is the aim of a new office, Global Support Services, launched this spring by the Office of the Provost.
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students came together at three town hall meetings this month to learn more about and provide feedback on the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Apr. 2, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos thanked faculty March 31 for their valued contributions to the university and exhorted all faculty members to add their voices as the university moves forward with its Academic Strategic Plan and other high-priority endeavors.
Mar. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in town hall meetings to learn more about progress and provide input on key initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Mar. 13, 2015—A professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies has created a cross-disciplinary course on secularism with the help of 29 faculty across eight schools.
Mar. 5, 2015—"Memento Mori: Looking at Death in Art and Illustration," opening March 12 at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, was curated using an interdisciplinary approach to provoke thought about the role of death and mourning in society from the 16th century to the present.
Mar. 2, 2015—A team of Vanderbilt engineers is using magnetic force to design new and improved instruments for minimally invasive surgery.
Feb. 22, 2015—Last April, Susan Wente, a cell biologist who most recently served as associate vice chancellor for research and senior associate dean for biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt, was named university provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. In addition to being responsible for the academic affairs for Vanderbilt University’s colleges and schools, she also oversees student affairs,...