Arts and Science
Noted science journalist Angela Saini to discuss her book ‘Superior: The Return of Race Science’ on Jan. 13
Jan. 7, 2021—The Vanderbilt Evolutionary Studies Initiative will host award-winning British science journalist and author Angela Saini for a virtual discussion of her best-selling book, "Superior: The Return of Race Science," on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 3:10 p.m. CT.
Jan. 4, 2021—Through a partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Vanderbilt astronomers use big data to see the cosmos as a stop-motion movie instead of a snapshot.
Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s commitment to hosting threatened and displaced scholars is highlighted in a new publication by the Institute of International Education. A senior lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies is among the scholar profiled.
Vanderbilt researchers discover strong correlation between partisanship and social mobility during COVID-19 pandemic
Dec. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt political scientist Joshua Clinton led a team of researchers to analyze data from more than 1 million U.S. adults, determining that partisanship is more closely related to social mobility—defined here as social contact and travel within and among communities—during the COVID-19 pandemic than the incidence of COVID-19 cases or deaths in the community.
Vanderbilt Poll: Unprecedented partisanship divides Tennesseans on COVID-19 vaccine, election results
Dec. 17, 2020—The deep partisan divide in Tennessee has never been more apparent than on the questions of whether citizens will get the COVID-19 vaccine and curb holiday travel at the height of the global pandemic, according to the latest Vanderbilt Poll-Tennessee. The poll also found a deep chasm between registered voters on the legitimacy of the results of the presidential election.
Dec. 11, 2020—A Vanderbilt emeritus trustee, a late-night movie host with an alter ego, the first woman photographer for the "Nashville Banner," a seasoned journalist at "Sports Illustrated," and a VTV pioneer-turned-rocket scientist comprise the 2020 Student Media Hall of Fame class.
André Christie-Mizell named vice provost for graduate education and dean of Vanderbilt’s Graduate School
Dec. 9, 2020—Esteemed sociologist and child and adolescent psychologist C. André Christie-Mizell has been named vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School at Vanderbilt University, effective Jan. 1, 2021, pending Board of Trust approval.
Dec. 7, 2020—Understanding the function of host cells when infected with SARS-CoV-2 may lead to host-directed antiviral therapeutics.
Dec. 3, 2020—F. Hamilton Hazlehurst, a professor of fine arts, emeritus, whose longtime leadership helped transform the Department of History of Art and Architecture, died on Nov. 12. He was 95.
Nov. 24, 2020—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Nov. 24, 2020—Six Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected 2020 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Nov. 20, 2020—Multidisciplinary researcher Robert Barsky has added a new approach to his studies on migration with the launch of "Contours Collaborations." The digital journal is sharing stories about borders and border crossings through the lens of art.