Arts and Science
May. 13, 2019—Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
May. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt University recognized exceptional graduating students from each of its undergraduate and professional schools on Friday, May 10, during this year’s Commencement ceremonies.
May. 9, 2019—Gordon Logan, Centennial Professor of Psychology, has been elected a foreign associate of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
May. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt University sophomore Aakash Basu and junior Eric Zhang have been named Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier award for undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise of becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders.
May. 7, 2019—Blair School Dean Mark Wait will address the university’s outstanding liberal arts undergraduates at the Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony May 9.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt’s six newest endowed chairs were honored by colleagues, university leaders, family members and donors at a ceremony on April 30 in the Student Life Center.
May. 1, 2019—Experts from Vanderbilt's Center for Research on Men's Health have authored two reference texts highlighting the unique health equity concerns among male populations, as well as the impact of racism in health care settings.
Apr. 30, 2019—Hervé Allet, former assistant professor of French who served as director of the Vanderbilt-in-France program at Aix-en-Provence, died April 21 in Nîmes, France, where he lived in retirement. He was 68.
Apr. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt's 2019 poll of Nashville residents indicates a growing number think the city is no longer “on the right track,” and that the city is growing too quickly. Mayor David Briley receives high marks, however, with a 66 percent approval rating.
Apr. 26, 2019—Junior Andrew Harwell has been awarded a prestigious Udall Scholarship for his dedication to environmental conservation efforts locally and globally. He will join a national cohort of exceptional undergraduates working on environmental issues and policy and health issues related to Native American communities.
Apr. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt political scientist Sharece Thrower was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and awarded $200,000 to support her research.