Arts and Science Archives
Sep. 8, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center.
Sep. 6, 2017—The new Center for Effective Lawmaking, which studies the causes and consequences of the legislative effectiveness of members of Congress, will be introduced in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The center is a joint effort by the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University.
Sep. 3, 2017—Specialists on Islam will come together Sept. 7-9 at Sarratt Student Center to discuss the historical and contemporary facets of being Muslim in a wide variety of locales and language communities.
Aug. 28, 2017—Understanding ISIS is the first step toward defeating it, says Vanderbilt professor David Wasserstein.
Aug. 25, 2017—New insights into the long-lasting effects of Fragile X syndrome on connections in the brain during early development highlight the importance of early detection and treatment.
Aug. 20, 2017—A new study has found that sugars in mother's' milk do not just provide nutrition for babies but also help protect them from bacterial infections.
Aug. 18, 2017—Ann Cook Calhoun, an internationally renowned Shakespeare scholar and a powerful force for making the Bard's plays accessible to everyone, died Aug. 13 at the age of 82.
Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.
Aug. 15, 2017—Associate Professor of Psychology Sean Polyn has been elected as a 2017 fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.
Aug. 14, 2017—The influence of Haitian vodou rituals on Colin Dayan's research on marginalized populations and the law is depicted in a performance monologue that she recorded for an international art exhibition.
Aug. 8, 2017—Retired history professor Samuel T. McSeveny has died at the age of 86.