Emilie Townes Archives
Apr. 13, 2016—The Eva F. and Peter C. Hodgson Scholarship has been endowed by an emeritus theology professor and his wife to benefit Vanderbilt Divinity and Graduate Department of Religion students.
Mar. 9, 2016—A Vanderbilt Divinity School professor has been awarded a grant from the Louisville Institute for his transnational study of the evangelical community's fight against human trafficking.
Jan. 12, 2016—Environmental experts from a variety of fields will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for three public events this spring to discuss and respond to Pope Francis' letter on climate change.
Nov. 11, 2015—A new Divinity School scholarship pays tribute to a father and son who became noted Methodist ministers in the Missouri Conference after earning master of divinity degrees at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 10, 2015—How to sustain movements for social change is the focus of a Nov. 14 Relevant Religion class open to the community at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Nov. 5, 2015—Willis Jenkins will explore the relationship between food and religion, especially in the cultural work being done with everyday food practices, when he delivers the Howard L. Harrod Lecture Nov. 12 at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Sep. 1, 2015—Learn about Dean Emilie Townes' vision for the Divinity School at a Sept. 18 community breakfast.
Aug. 18, 2015—Tennessee's first African American state health commissioner and an internationally renowned scholar on the Old Testament will be honored Oct. 30 by Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Graduate Department of Religion.
Aug. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity School is a partner in a new Nashville affordable housing initiative in which students and young adults with intellectual disabilities form friendships and share activities together.
Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) who died earlier this month. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made the announcement April 30 at a...