Jan. 15, 2015—Read the latest roundup of Vanderbilt faculty awards and achievements.
Jan. 12, 2015—The founding director of Vanderbilt's Program in Jewish Studies will focus on his renowned research in Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East after teaching his last class at the Divinity School.
Oct. 30, 2014—Now in its third year, the SEC Faculty Travel Grant Program provides support for selected faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other Southeastern Conference member institutions.
Oct. 3, 2014—The series explores the role of science and scientists in relation to the Holocaust.
Sep. 2, 2014—Biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine places Jesus' parables in their first-century context in her new book "Short Stories by Jesus."
Jul. 31, 2014—Jewish studies, Hebrew Bible and classics professor Jack Sasson's scholarly efforts in Assyriology were honored during an international conference in Warsaw.
May. 1, 2014—Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Cairo Geniza in his new book, The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt (Stanford University Press, 2014), for a better understanding of daily life in the Medieval Islamic world. Ackerman-Lieberman is an assistant professor of Jewish studies and law, assistant professor...
Oct. 21, 2013—Douglas Knight, a renowned expert on the Hebrew Bible, and six students who participated with him in an archaeological excavation at Jezreel, Israel, will share their experiences at a Vanderbilt Divinity School community breakfast October 29.
Jun. 18, 2013—A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt.
May. 6, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler sees a significantly larger, more diverse student population with much improved financial support at today's Vanderbilt Divinity School than he did when he arrived on campus 13 years ago.
Jan. 3, 2013—Former graduate students and colleagues of Douglas Knight from around the globe recently surprised the Vanderbilt University professor with a “festschrift,” or book of original essays, on the occasion of his 40th year of teaching.
Nov. 26, 2012—Social media tools have changed the way people communicate, learn and share ideas—and the academic world is no exception. More than ever before, professors, including some here at Vanderbilt, are using blogs to supplement more traditional teaching and grading methods. Blogs are an ideal teaching tool because they provide a virtual interactive gathering place where...