Apr. 12, 2019—Lauren Benton, the Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Professor of History and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, was named a 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow.
Mar. 26, 2018—Lauren Benton, Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Professor of History and professor of law, has been named winner of the Toynbee Prize for 2019. The Toynbee Prize is awarded biennially for work that makes a significant contribution to the study of global history.
Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Dec. 18, 2017—Lauren Benton will step down as dean of the College of Arts and Science effective Dec. 31. The provost will name an interim dean and a search committee in January.
Dec. 11, 2017—The College of Arts and Science recognized a select group of faculty and graduate students for outstanding teaching, mentoring and advising during its annual awards ceremony Dec. 5.
Sep. 7, 2017—By Ryan Underwood, BA’96 When financial traders talk about buying low and selling high, what they really mean is that they’re looking for an edge, a profitable move that nobody else in the market has discovered. This is how Warren Buffett made his money. Starting in his mid-20s, Buffett plowed half his net worth into...
Apr. 25, 2017—After hours of thinking about theoretical physics, senior Zachary Bednarke relaxes by playing his trumpet. While running through scales on the instrument, he is also, technically, still doing schoolwork.
Apr. 18, 2017—Professor of English Mark Schoenfield, an expert on Romantic periodicals and culture, has been awarded a 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in English literature.
Apr. 10, 2017—A $5 million gift from alumnus John Arnold and his wife, Laura, will bolster public policy studies and civic engagement at Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science.
Apr. 5, 2017—The College of Arts and Science has announced the appointment of Bonnie J. Dow, professor of communication studies and chair of the department, as the divisional dean of humanities.
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.