Aug. 7, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews Professor of French Holly Tucker, author of "City of Light, City of Poison," on "The Zeppos Report."
Jan. 18, 2017—Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature, will discuss and sign his book Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and Plight of People Deemed Illegal, now out in paperback, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 17, 2016—Believing Donald Trump's only constituency is white working class men is an incorrect assumption.
Sep. 1, 2015—The Osher Lifelong Learning classes at Vanderbilt this fall draw from professors' research in areas that include earth science, Hebrew Bible, music history, urban planning and more.
Mar. 12, 2015—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.
Nov. 7, 2013—Read about faculty and student awards and achievements.
Aug. 31, 2012—NASHVILLE, Tenn. – James S. Patty, who helped found the W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies at Vanderbilt University, died Aug. 25. He was 87. A reception in Patty’s memory is scheduled 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the University Club of Nashville (2402 Garland Ave.). Born in Florence, Ala., Patty...
Apr. 5, 2012—Leonard Folgarait, professor of history of art, delivered the keynote address on Mexican photography at the Art History Graduate Student Symposium held at Duke University. Nancy Godleski has been named assistant dean for collections at Central Library. Previously, Godleski was the Kaplanoff Librarian for American History and American Studies at Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library. Ian...
Mar. 1, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate and...
Apr. 18, 2011—Holly Tucker, an associate professor of French, has written a fascinating early history of blood transfusions that reads like an eerie murder mystery. Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution has implications for modern ethical dilemmas such as cloning and stem cell procedures.