Undergraduate Residential Experience
Mar. 1, 2016—Meet Rama Kumaran, a sophomore who was the winner of the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition this summer and was featured on National Public Radio’s “From the Top” series at age 16. He talks Harry Potter fan fiction, his strategies to connect with an audience and what drew him to his flute in the...
Feb. 15, 2016—Vanderbilt has joined the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad with the goal of establishing high-quality study abroad programs.
Feb. 15, 2016—Frank Dobson's new role will facilitate the integration of the mission and programming of the Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence with that of the Black Cultural Center as Vanderbilt seeks to address issues of diversity, inclusion and intercultural sensitivity.
Feb. 3, 2016—Meet Megan Ward: the actress behind Vanderbilt Off-Broadway’s Elle Woods. Well known on campus as an improv comedian, Pi Phi President and VP of the Business Careers and Entertainment Club, she dons a blonde ‘do and pink heels for her starring performance this weekend. Amidst a crazy rehearsal schedule, the Hustler sat down with Megan...
Jan. 25, 2016—The Commons Reading for the 2016-17 academic year will be "Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South" by Vanderbilt alumnus Andrew Maraniss, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente and Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, announced today.
Jan. 21, 2016—The "Vanderbilt Historical Review" is online and ready for readers, with a semiannual publication schedule planned from now on.
Committee charged with recommending new University Courses designed to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Nov. 30, 2015—The Office of the Provost has charged a faculty committee with assessing proposals for new University Courses that will address topics tied to diversity, equity and inclusion, race and ethnicity, identity literacy, and/or cultural competency within an interdisciplinary setting.
Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.
Nov. 6, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the 2015 Chancellor’s Cup to Associate Professor of History Frank Wcislo during a surprise ceremony Nov. 6 in Kirkland Hall, with many of Wcislo’s friends and colleagues from across the university in attendance.
Nov. 5, 2015—As Vanderbilt plans for its growth over the next decades, what are the core philosophic and humanistic values that should underpin its major building projects? This and other weighty questions were discussed by faculty, administrators and other members of the campus community at a Nov. 2 symposium led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to usher in a yearlong land use planning process.