Apr. 22, 2021—Last November, alumnus Gene Back’s growing list of accomplishments caught the attention of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The organization, which promotes the art of motion pictures on both sides of the Atlantic, selected him as a Breakthrough Talent.
Apr. 14, 2021—After a year of online-only performances, Vanderbilt Blair School of Music will host two in-person events this week to be held at the outdoor stage on Wilson Lawn. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Apr. 12, 2021—Students and faculty from Vanderbilt Blair School of Music and a Jewish studies class hosted a COVID protocol-compliant live music performance on April 8.
Apr. 2, 2021—At Vanderbilt, Anighya Crocker found the freedom to pursue all of his passions, double-majoring in voice performance and law, history and society. Next, he is looking toward law school and politics—and maybe a run for governor of Tennessee.
Vanderbilt‘s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice features works by revolutionary composer, renowned artist
Mar. 16, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice initiative has announced its spring programs, which will feature works by African American composer Julius Eastman and Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama.
Mar. 15, 2021—Students age 4 through high school are invited to audition for Blair Academy music scholarships for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year. Need- and merit-based scholarships are available for lessons in orchestral and folk instruments, Suzuki violin and cello, piano and voice.
Mar. 12, 2021—Matthew Shorten, BMus’20, has been named to the 2021-22 class of Luce Scholars. A nationally competitive fellowship, the Luce Scholars Program aims to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.
Musical Arrangements: Vanderbilt Blair School of Music adapts practices and performances to navigate COVID-19
Feb. 23, 2021—The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire Vanderbilt community to change its routines. But because of the live-performance nature of music schools, the Blair School has implemented numerous precautions to ensure that faculty and students remain safe—all while maintaining a semblance of the highly personalized instruction for which Blair is known.
Feb. 10, 2021—During the Research Ramp-up process, more than 3,000 Vanderbilt research personnel have returned to in-person research activities, while many others have continued remotely through perseverance and ingenuity. The efforts of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences' Charles Sanders and Vanderbilt Blair School of Music's Jeremy Wilson are highlighted.
Jan. 29, 2021—The inaugural Vanderbilt Changemakers event featured a discussion with Owen Graduate School of Management alumni Nat Robinson, MBA’07, JD’18, and Tori Samples, BMus’12, MBA’18, about the company they created to provide virtual banking services to refugees and migrants.
Jan. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term. The new trans-institutional, interdisciplinary data science minor will be shared by all four undergraduate schools and colleges, and students will be able to begin declaring the minor this spring.
Despite limitations of pandemic, research and collaborations continue at Blair, School of Engineering
Jan. 27, 2021—During the Research Ramp-up process, more than 3,000 Vanderbilt research personnel have returned to in-person research activities, while many others have continued remotely through perseverance and ingenuity. The efforts of the Blair School's Cynthia Cyrus and the School of Engineering's Sharon Weiss and team are highlighted.