Jun. 4, 2020—Helping Vanderbilt’s budding scientists develop the best tools to communicate their discoveries to diverse audiences is the focus of National Endowment for the Humanities funding awarded to the College of Arts and Science.
Mar. 3, 2020—Four additional subcommittees of the University Arts Council have been created to focus on areas related to the council’s goals of advocating for the arts and related scholarship at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 15, 2019—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Vanderbilt for renewed support of its Center for Digital Humanities.
Feb. 8, 2019—Holly Tucker, a professor of French and acclaimed author who has embraced the trans-institutional culture of learning at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the Robert Penn Warren Center.
Oct. 16, 2018—Mona Frederick, who has played a leading role at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities since its founding, has announced that she will retire in June 2019.
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.
Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Nov. 29, 2017—"Hollywood's Gender Problem," a Belcourt Theatre three-part seminar, will be led by Arts and Science professors Bonnie Dow, Claire Sisco King and Jennifer Fay three Saturdays—December 2, 9 and 16.
Apr. 5, 2017—The College of Arts and Science has announced the appointment of Bonnie J. Dow, professor of communication studies and chair of the department, as the divisional dean of humanities.
Oct. 7, 2016—Now in its fifth year, the SEC Faculty Travel Program provides support for selected Southeastern Conference faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC member institutions.
Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.