Jun. 19, 2012—This year a record number of Vanderbilt Graduate School students have won prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.
Jun. 19, 2012—Jack Forstman, who built significant community and national support for the Vanderbilt Divinity School while serving as a beloved mentor and leader to many generations of students and faculty, passed away June 17.
Jun. 12, 2012—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt will use $10,000 from the NEA to study correlations between art-making and quality of life.
Jun. 5, 2012—The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools will host a conference on effective high schools and transferring those methods to less effective schools June 10-12.
Jun. 1, 2012—The transit of Venus across the sun this Tuesday is a rare astronomical event, and will not happen again for more than 100 years.
May. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt is launching the country's first doctorate in the emerging field of educational neuroscience.
May. 29, 2012—Five new faculty members are joining the Center for Medicine, Health and Society as part of a dramatic expansion of the multidisciplinary center that links the social sciences and humanities to Vanderbilt's academic medical center.
May. 25, 2012—Carolyn Dever announces Bill Ivey will step down as director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public policy after 10 years. Jay Clayton will succeed him.
May. 20, 2012—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that there is a divide between the priorities of state lawmakers and the citizens they serve.
May. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt graduates got some advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during Commencement May 11.
May. 10, 2012—Author and newsman Tom Brokaw urged Vanderbilt graduating seniors to “leave an indelible imprint on your time” during his speech May 10 during Senior Day.
May. 2, 2012—Vanderbilt's Larry Bartels and Randolph Blake were elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which advises the government on science and technology.