Dorothy Phillips, first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt, recognized
Jul. 18, 2017—Dorothy Phillips, BA’67, the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt, was recognized for her contributions to diversity in STEM education.
Jul. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt students may be on summer break, but they haven’t stopped working. Many are taking advantage of time away from the classroom to pursue internships. Thanks to the Summer Opening Dores series, they are also making important connections with alumni. Summer Opening Dores are casual yet purposeful networking receptions featuring alumni from diverse industries. Events...
Jul. 11, 2017—Teresa Smallwood, a public theologian and attorney with a strong commitment to scholarship and activism, is the new associate director of the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative.
Jun. 21, 2017—An endowed scholarship helped pave the path to a remarkable collegiate and PGA Tour career for Brandt Snedeker. Now, Brandt and his wife Mandy Snedeker are giving back to Vanderbilt Athletics and Coach Scott Limbaugh’s nationally recognized program by establishing the Snedeker Golf Scholarship, which will support future Commodore men’s golfers.
Jun. 19, 2017—Commodores across the globe came together on June 15 to show their pride and “give for the gold” on Vanderbilt’s second annual Giving Day. Some 5,654 alumni and friends made contributions totaling more than $2.5 million and secured a $500,000 challenge gift.
Jun. 5, 2017—An anonymous $10 million gift to the College Halls program continues the momentum that is transforming the undergraduate experience at Vanderbilt University through living–learning communities.
Jun. 1, 2017—Following a collaborative rapid cycle process, an ad hoc faculty committee has released a report identifying four proposed thematic areas for future investment in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.
May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt's recent hosting of the "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibition proved to be not only intellectually enriching, but also socially unifying, according to several leaders across campus.
May. 12, 2017—It was a double celebration at Vanderbilt University’s Commencement for alumnus Jim Cheshire. He marched in the procession May 12 along with other members of the Class of 1967 to mark the 50th anniversary of his graduation. His granddaughter Rachel Riendeau marched as well, receiving her bachelor’s degree along with 1,736 other members of the Class of 2017.