Kimberly Bess

  • Vanderbilt philanthropy class presents grants to Nashville charities

    Vanderbilt course on philanthropy yields grants to Nashville charities

    Members of Vanderbilt’s class on Philanthropy and Social Problem Solving presented donations to Nashville organizations at the end of the fall semester. Thanks to taking a course devoted to helping students learn how to think like philanthropists, Vanderbilt students gave away $60,000 to four Tennessee charitable organizations at the end… Read More

    Jan 30, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Promise Neighborhood informational meeting Dec. 7

    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… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Bess receives statewide honor for research, service

    Peabody professor Kimberly Bess received a statewide honor for her research in one of Nashville's most underprivileged communities. Read More

    May 4, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University


    Abkowitz (Vanderbilt) Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s Alumni Education Award, given annually to a faculty member who has contributed significantly to Vanderbilt Alumni Association education programs. Bess (Vanderbilt) Kimberly Bess, assistant professor of human and organizational development, has received… Read More

    May 1, 2012