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    Holley-Bockelmann named director of Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

    Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced. Read More

    Sep. 14, 2015

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    NSF award goes to Fisk geneticist following VU post-doc training

    The partnership with Fisk through the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program and other avenues, “presents us with an opportunity to see the results of our efforts impact an under-served community." Read More

    Jul. 7, 2015

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    Keivan Stassun receives Diversity Visionary Award

    Astronomer Keivan Stassun has received "INSIGHT into Diversity" magazine's 2015 Diversity Visionary Award, called "the only national individual honor in higher education of its kind." Read More

    Jun. 10, 2015

  • Fisk, VU planning novel academic bridge program

    Fisk, VU planning novel academic bridge program

    Fisk University and Vanderbilt University have begun planning for a novel academic bridge program comprising a three-year accelerated Fisk undergraduate degree, weighted toward courses in natural science, mathematics or computer science, followed by a computer science master’s degree from Fisk, bridging to a Biomedical Informatics Ph.D. from Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct. 31, 2013

  • Keivan Stassun at Dyer Observatory

    Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: True grit

    Fisk and Vanderbilt's Bridge Program mentors talented minority students pursuing advanced science degrees. Keivan Stassun, professor of astronomy and director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, is quoted. Read More

    Aug. 9, 2013

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    VUCast Extra: Bridging the Gap in the Sciences

    Kelly Holley-Bockelmann (Vanderbilt University) Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced. The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program aims to improve demographic representation in the science, technology, engineering and… Read More

    Jun. 8, 2012

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    Black migration focus of Vanderbilt-Fisk symposium

    Kelly Holley-Bockelmann (Vanderbilt University) Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced. The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program aims to improve demographic representation in the science, technology, engineering and… Read More

    Feb. 9, 2012

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    Black Migration Symposium set for Feb. 10-11

    Kelly Holley-Bockelmann (Vanderbilt University) Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, associate professor of physics and astronomy, has been named director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program, College of Arts and Science Dean Lauren Benton announced. The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program aims to improve demographic representation in the science, technology, engineering and… Read More

    Feb. 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt physicist honored for mentoring Hispanic, Native American students

    Vanderbilt physicist honored for mentoring Hispanic, Native American students

    Physicist David Ernst has received a 2011 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science award for his mentorship of underrepresented minority students. Read More

    Aug. 17, 2011