center for nashville studies Archives
Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a panel discussion Oct. 27 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts to mark 50 years since the passage of the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.
Oct. 27, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts explored how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report. The event was co-sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for Nashville Studies; Community, Neighborhood and Local Government Relation’s Food for...
Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.
Jun. 16, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told civic leaders this week that the missions of Vanderbilt University – discovery, excellence and diversity — mirror those of Nashville, and the two institutions are each made stronger by that relationship.
Vanderbilt Poll-Nashville: Newly elected leadership must find balance between social services, continued economic development
Oct. 13, 2015—Nearly three-quarters of Nashville residents are optimistic about the state of the city, but significant differences of opinion exist, primarily along income--rather than racial--lines.
Aug. 28, 2015—Housing vouchers work best, but landlords often are unwilling to accept them in Nashville's strong rental market.
Sep. 16, 2014—Metro Nashville Public Schools and Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are working collaboratively to develop tools and workshops to boost instruction for English language learners.
Aug. 20, 2014—Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum.
Jul. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt is the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro Nashville high schools.
Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.
May. 14, 2014—Among those graduating May 10 from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is Hume-Fogg High School valedictorian Chelsea Guo.
Apr. 17, 2014—More than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School met the Vanderbilt graduate student pen pals with whom they have been corresponding and were treated to a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities on April 16.