Mar. 4, 2016—The first African American dean of a Vanderbilt school or college has died. Russell G. Hamilton was 81.
Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt graduate students demonstrated that they can summarize their 80,000-word theses in less than three minutes using terms that members of the public can understand during this year's Three Minute Thesis competition.
Jan. 7, 2016—Mark Wallace, director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and a prolific and distinguished neurobiologist and mentor, has been named dean of the Vanderbilt University Graduate School, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.
Oct. 20, 2015—For the second year in a row, Vanderbilt students came to Washington, D.C., to participate in a two-day workshop designed to introduce them to federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math.
Oct. 8, 2015—The purpose of the event is to capture feedback on the proposals of the Graduate Education Study Group’s executive summary from current graduate students.
Sep. 30, 2015—The third in a series of forums discussing graduate education at Vanderbilt is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.
Sep. 28, 2015—Oct. 1 is the deadline for nominations and application submissions for the next dean of the Graduate School.
Sep. 10, 2015—A committee comprising faculty and graduate students will conduct the search for the next dean of the Graduate School.
Aug. 24, 2015—Positioning the university on the cutting edge of graduate education in today’s fast-changing and dynamic professional world is the aim of new strategic investments announced today by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente.
May. 14, 2015—“It takes a village to raise a scientist.” That’s how Shenika Poindexter describes Vanderbilt University’s approach to graduate training in the biomedical sciences.
May. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt awarded Founder’s Medals to its top scholars at Commencement, May 8.
May. 4, 2015—Recruiting and retaining exceptional and diverse graduate students who will go on to become leaders in their fields is the top priority for graduate education at Vanderbilt, a report from a faculty study group says.