Apr. 28, 2014—Velma McBride Murry has been selected to receive the 2014 Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award by the Society for Prevention Research.
Apr. 22, 2014—The LERA Fellows Award recognizes labor scholars and professionals who have made contributions of unusual distinction to the field over the course of 10 years or more.
Apr. 21, 2014—Camilla P. Benbow has been reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development. The reappointment is for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2015.
Apr. 17, 2014—John Geer, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, has been recognized for his significant contributions to educational programming as a speaker for Vanderbilt Reunion and other alumni events.
Apr. 16, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and students' awards and achievements.
Apr. 16, 2014—Gordon Logan has been awarded the 2014 Howard Crosby Warren Medal, which is given annually by the Society of Experimental Psychologists for the most significant advances in the field in the last five years.
Apr. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science professors Ken Catania and Helmut Smith are among 178 scholars, artists and scientists named 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellows.
Apr. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt's Sandra Rosenthal is a recipient of the 2014 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, which recognizes faculty members from every Southeastern Conference university who demonstrate outstanding records of teaching, research and scholarship.
Apr. 4, 2014—The American Psychological Association has awarded Vanderbilt professor Velma McBride Murry a presidential citation for her distinguished research contributions and leadership as an advocate for children, youth and HIV risk prevention.
Mar. 5, 2014—The Vanderbilt research team of Doug and Lynn Fuchs has received the American Educational Research Association's premier acknowledgement of outstanding achievement and success in education research.
Feb. 19, 2014—A biography of singer-songwriter Sam Cooke will be the fourth book by Peter Guralnick to be declared “a classic in blues literature” by the Blues Hall of Fame.
Feb. 5, 2014—Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, black individuals earn 20 percent less than their white counterparts for doing the same job and are twice as likely to live in poverty conditions, a Vanderbilt researcher says.