Skip to main content

Human and Organizational Development

Nashville Promise Neighborhood informational meeting Dec. 7

Nov. 27, 2012—Learn how research is playing a central role in the development of Nashville Promise Neighborhood’s strategy to improve schools and communities. Kimberly Bess, assistant professor of human and organizational development at Vanderbilt, and Robin Veenstra-VanderWeele, director of Promise Neighborhood, will be presenters. The meeting is scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at...

Read more


VUSM student lauded for Mobile Market

Oct. 18, 2012—Ravi Patel, a fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student, is this year’s winner of the NEXT Youth Entrepreneur Award, and the business he started three years ago, the Nashville Mobile Market, is this year’s winner for Sustainability and Social Enterprise Startup Business of the Year. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneur...

Read more


Bess receives statewide honor for research, service

May. 4, 2012—Peabody professor Kimberly Bess received a statewide honor for her research in one of Nashville's most underprivileged communities.

Read more


Teach Twice

Apr. 17, 2012—It started out as a class project. Now Vanderbilt senior Trevor Burbank is running a social enterprise business called Teach Twice–with storytelling at its core. Learn more about Teach Twice on http://vanderbilt.edu search Teach Twice or at http://www.teachtwice.org.

Read more


VUCast Newscast: Teach Twice

Apr. 13, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Teach Twice: A Vanderbilt senior’s big idea becomes a social enterprise business College Halls at Kissam: See the future big brother of the Ingram Commons Broccoli’s cancer-chopping benefits

Read more


‘Doctors of the Dark Side’ screens March 28

Mar. 23, 2012—The documentary film Doctors of the Dark Side will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in Stevenson 4327. The film, produced and directed by Martha Davis, examines the role of physicians and psychologists in the torture of detainees. The screening is part of The Commons seminar “The Changing Face of Medicine in Film:...

Read more


Teach Twice Takes Off

Mar. 1, 2012—Teach Twice shares stories from other cultures to create opportunities for change What do those in developing countries – where poverty is widespread and material possessions few – inherently have that is of value to the rest of the world? How can it be used to improve access to education, and ultimately, lead to a...

Read more


Kudos

Nov. 1, 2011—Greg Barz, associate professor of ethnomusicology, has co-edited a volume of essays, The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts, published by Oxford University Press. Anne Davis, instructor in law, has been named managing attorney of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Nashville office. David Ernst, professor of physics at...

Read more


Kudos

Oct. 3, 2011—Tracy Barrett, senior lecturer in Italian, has written Dark of the Moon, a re-telling of the Theseus myth for young adult readers, published by Harcourt Children’s Books. Leonard Bickman, the Betts Chair and professor of psychology, will receive the American Evaluation Association’s 2011 Alva and Gunnar Myrdal Evaluation Practice Award, given to an evaluator who...

Read more


Vanderbilt University honors top students during Commencement

May. 13, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the Founder’s Medals to the top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools during Commencement on Friday, May 13.

Read more


Vanderbilt University honors 16 faculty members as emeriti

May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...

Read more


Sponsored Research grants for March

Apr. 22, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in March that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Julie A. Adams, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $25,000 by the Department of Defense for “Expeditionary Capabilities Consortium:  Urban Operations Laboratory.” Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and...

Read more


VIEW MORE EVENTS >