Feb. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which helps mature adults rediscover the joy of learning in an inclusive community, offers a variety of courses this spring, including Alzheimer’s disease prevention, little-known Tennessee history, and jazz in the 1930s and ’40s.
Nov. 6, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the 2015 Chancellor’s Cup to Associate Professor of History Frank Wcislo during a surprise ceremony Nov. 6 in Kirkland Hall, with many of Wcislo’s friends and colleagues from across the university in attendance.
Apr. 9, 2015—Seven years ago, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons did not exist. Now, “The Commons” says goodbye to its inaugural dean, opening a new chapter in Vanderbilt history. “We all have to remember that before Dean Wcislo, no one had an idea what The Commons was, or could be,” said Professor Vanessa Beasley, incoming dean of...
Nov. 13, 2014—Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Oct. 9 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website.
Oct. 2, 2014—Hear fascinating stories about politicians, slaves, military leaders, executioners and diplomats from the pages of history this fall during Vanderbilt University’s Saturday University lecture series.
Sep. 11, 2014—Francis Wcislo, the dean who launched The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University in 2006, has announced plans to step down from that role at the end of his current contract, June 30, 2015.
Aug. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt's first-year students came from all over the country and the world to move into The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Relive the magic of Move In 2014.
Oct. 24, 2013—Paul C.H. Lim, a Vanderbilt University religious historian, has received the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England.
Mar. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt will host its fifth annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium on March 24. The event is a forum for excellence in undergraduate writing of all kinds.
Nov. 12, 2012—As a part of Disabilities Awareness Week, students were given the opportunity to blow off a little midterm steam by putting a pie in the face of a favorite professor or administrator. The activity was a fundraiser for Chair Scholars, an organization that provides assistance to students with disabilities seeking to attend college, and was...
Oct. 30, 2012—Famed writer David Maraniss will co-teach a course, Presidential Biographies, next semester, and also a Commons seminar for first-year students, Reading and Writing about Sports and American Life.