Oct. 30, 2019—John W. Janusek, an Andean anthropologist whose interests ranged from the development of complex societies in South America to the history of beer and brewing, died Oct. 22.
Jan. 30, 2019—A memorial service at Benton Chapel is planned Feb. 23 for Barbara Tsakirgis, professor of classical studies, emerita, who recently died.
Jun. 11, 2018—The College of Arts and Science has announced its Mellon Fellows in Digital Humanities for the 2018–19 academic year. The fellowships are administered through the Center for Digital Humanities.
Oct. 27, 2017—Bettina Bergmann, a leading expert on Greek and Roman art who creates three-dimensional models to explore the visual and intellectual world of the ancient Romans, will speak at Cohen Hall Nov. 2.
Oct. 16, 2017—Researchers from a variety of institutions who study the Late Antiquity will be on campus Oct. 19-20 for a consortium in which Vanderbilt faculty across many academic disciplines will participate.
Feb. 12, 2016—Eos-funded projects include curriculum development, reading series, speakers, seminars and more.
Sep. 16, 2015—Efforts to stop the massive cultural destruction in Syria and Iraq will be discussed Sept. 22 during the Goldberg Lecture, with an accompanying exhibit in Cohen Memorial Hall.
Aug. 17, 2015—Associate Professor of History of Art Betsey Robinson led a conference focused on lessons learned from water practices in the ancient Mediterranean.
Sep. 11, 2014—Lea Stirling discusses findings from her North African excavations in a Sept. 18 lecture co-sponsored by the Classical Studies Department.
Aug. 27, 2013—"Sacred Ecology: Landscape Transformations for Ritual Practice," a symposium that explores the various experiences of complex ritual sites around the world and across all periods of history, takes place Aug. 30 at the Sarratt Student Center.
Aug. 22, 2013—"Vanderbilt's Nobel Prize," the Earl Sutherland Prize for achievement in research, was awarded to John Gore at the Fall Faculty Assembly, while Gordon Bernard received the Thomas Jefferson Award for distinguished service to Vanderbilt.
Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.