Dec. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt has received the 2018 Educational Testing Service/Council of Graduate Schools Award for Innovation in Promoting Success in Graduate Education: From Admission through Completion.
Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.
Apr. 25, 2018—Postdoctoral scholar Natalie Hinkel has been named Postdoc of the Year by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for her exceptional scholarship. Assistant Professor of Psychology Anita Disney was honored as Mentor of the Year at the 12th annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Symposium April 12.
Feb. 22, 2018—The next phase of planning for a graduate and professional student village will engage an advisory firm tasked with identifying the best site, time frame and management model for the project.
New proposal development program hosts visit from Army Research Lab’s chief scientist to explore faculty partnerships
Nov. 29, 2017—The Army Research Lab's top scientist came to Vanderbilt to explore research collaborations with faculty through the provost’s new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program.
Nov. 20, 2017—Fifteen Vanderbilt faculty members conducting a range of biomedical and clinical research have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Six of the 15 have received funding through the university’s Trans-Institutional Programs initiative, which facilitates research and teaching collaborations across disciplines and are a core pillar of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.
Oct. 17, 2017—Mark Wallace, Ph.D., drops his glasses on his desk and they land with a metallic clang. He is making a point about autism. “There’s sound energy and light energy that come from the same place in space,” said Wallace, dean of the Graduate School at Vanderbilt University and Louise B. McGavock Professor of Hearing and...
Oct. 12, 2017—The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs recently sponsored a number of events marking Postdoc Appreciation Week, which honors postdocs’ contributions to the Vanderbilt community.
Bold $125 million investment supports landmark graduate student scholarships and leadership institute
Oct. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt is investing $125 million into one of the nation's most extensive graduate student scholarship programs and an innovative graduate student leadership institute.
Jun. 1, 2017—Following a collaborative rapid cycle process, an ad hoc faculty committee has released a report identifying four proposed thematic areas for future investment in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.
May. 17, 2017—The innovative program addresses the acute need for greater diversity in the professoriate by offering a specialized postdoctoral program for scholars from underrepresented backgrounds.
Apr. 21, 2017—Accomplished postdocs and faculty "Mentor of the Year" honored at annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association and Shared Resources Symposium April 19.