Debate Team

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University Debate Team to host intercollegiate debate about election processes and voter turnout

    With consequential midterm elections less than one month away, the Vanderbilt University Debate Team will host an intercollegiate debate this weekend on how to improve U.S. election processes and boost voter turnout. The event will be on Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Commons Center Multipurpose Room. Read More

    Oct 11, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sandoz recognized by debate community

    Vanderbilt's debate team guru, M.L. Sandoz, has been honored for encouraging public debate by students of all ages. Read More

    Sep 23, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

    Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals May 9, 2014. Read More

    May 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Debate team hosts junior debaters

    (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Young debaters from John Early Middle School and Henry Maxwell Elementary School were named the champions of the Metro Elementary Debate League after a debate held at Vanderbilt University. The debate, judged and coached by members of the Vanderbilt Debate Team, was held… Read More

    May 6, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sandoz awarded Chancellor’s Cup

    Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies M.L. Sandoz (center) was presented with the Chancellor's Cup by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and president of the Nashville Vanderbilt Chapter MaryNell Bryan. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) M.L. Sandoz, senior lecturer in communication studies and director of Vanderbilt’s debate team, received an unexpected visitor… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Debate team ends year on high note

    At the 2012 American Debate Association National Championship, Xin (Malia) Zhan and Saad Rehman took home the championship in the JV division, with Rehman also winning the Top Speaker Award in that division. (Photo provided by Vanderbilt Debate Team) The Vanderbilt debate team ended its year with some notable… Read More

    Mar 27, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    See Vanderbilt’s national champion debaters in action Oct. 14

    (Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt Debate Team) Members of the community will have a chance to see two of Vanderbilt’s top debaters in action Friday afternoon in Buttrick Hall. Vanderbilt sophomores Saad Rehman and Karl Gressly, last year’s American Debate Association national champions in novice debate, will square… Read More

    Oct 12, 2011