Nov. 2, 2015—A project excavating early servants’ quarters is capturing clues about Vanderbilt lives that would otherwise be forgotten.
Aug. 18, 2015—Students who are the first in their families to graduate from college defy easy categorization. Nearly 40 percent of undergraduates at four-year colleges in the U.S. are the children of parents who did not attend college, transcending clear lines of race, geography and gender. And while the median household income of first-generation students tends to lag behind their classmates at...
Apr. 23, 2015—At 14, Nora Pertz began pestering her mother to let her study abroad. And ever since her high school piano teacher found the program in Vienna, Austria, in which Pertz studied piano the summer before starting Vanderbilt, she has never looked back.
Apr. 23, 2015—When Simeng Miao was a first-year student living in Hank Ingram House, she often spent Friday evenings in the residence of faculty head of house Dr. Kyla Terhune. For Miao, who had long dreamed of becoming a physician, the relationship was significant.
Apr. 22, 2015—A Canby Robinson Society scholarship enabled Mary Masterman to attend Vanderbilt and pursue her dream of practicing family medicine without the worry of impending debt.
Apr. 22, 2015—Born in a northwest suburb of Chicago to parents who immigrated to the U.S. from southwestern India, Shawn Albert realized early on that he wanted to travel the world.
Feb. 12, 2015—Fifteen faculty members hailing from a diverse cross section of disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows program.