Academic Strategic Plan
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.
Jan. 25, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a seven-member faculty committee to synthesize ideas submitted by each school and college into a set of recommendations for significant new investments in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.
Jan. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt's new trans-institutional undergraduate business minor will launch this fall, following approval by the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management.
Jan. 18, 2017—Want to learn more about Immersion Vanderbilt? The initiative calls for each undergraduate student to participate in an intensive learning experience that takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in the creation of a student-designed, academic product.
Jan. 16, 2017—"The Banjo: A Conversation with Laurent Dubois and Dom Flemons" will include a musical performance by Flemons, a Grammy-winning musician, Jan. 26 in Alumni Hall.
Jan. 6, 2017—Proposal deadlines for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants are coming up, with Discovery Grant proposals due Jan. 30 and Research Scholar Grant proposals due Feb. 6.
Jan. 6, 2017—"Places and Spaces: Mapping Science," an exhibition showcasing the visualization of complex data in innovative and eye-catching ways, will be on display at four campus locations beginning Jan. 23.
Jan. 3, 2017—The website for Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan has been updated to promote some of the major accomplishments achieved thus far and to preview programs and initiatives in development.
Brazil TIPs project may unlock key answers in health care delivery while creating immersive student research opportunities
Dec. 19, 2016—Through a TIPs award, Vanderbilt University faculty and students are researching Brazil's universal health care system to find out why residents give the system failing marks.
Dec. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University has received a transformational $20 million gift from a donor-advised fund of alumnus and Board of Trust Vice Chairman-Elect Jeffrey Rothschild and his wife Marieke that will accelerate ongoing development of its residential colleges program, College Halls.
Dec. 12, 2016—A $1 million grant from The Henry Luce Foundation will establish the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative at Vanderbilt Divinity School, to be directed by Dean Emilie M. Townes.
Dec. 12, 2016—A set of initiatives, collectively now referred to as PIERS, The Provost’s Initiatives to Enhance Research and Scholarship, will build off of existing practices and identify new approaches aimed at elevating Vanderbilt University’s international research profile and continuing to enhance the university’s competitiveness for research funding, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.