Feb. 26, 2019—Pirates in the Atlantic world, religion in prison, and a workshop on jazz great Cole Porter are among the classes offered this spring by the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Mar. 20, 2018—Understanding of tuberculosis is associated with higher, not lower, stigmatization of TB patients in Brazil, according to a new report from Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project.
Jun. 29, 2017—Following a committee-led search, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has named Brian L. Heuser the new faculty director of the Ingram Scholarship Program.
Search launched for Ingram Scholarship Program faculty director; nominations and applications sought
Feb. 9, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced an institutional search for the faculty director of the Ingram Scholarship Program. Founded in 1993 by E. Bronson Ingram, the program supports students who demonstrate a willingness and ability to combine a successful career with a lifelong commitment to finding solutions to critical societal problems.
Brazil TIPs project may unlock key answers in health care delivery while creating immersive student research opportunities
Dec. 19, 2016—Through a TIPs award, Vanderbilt University faculty and students are researching Brazil's universal health care system to find out why residents give the system failing marks.
Aug. 10, 2016—Professor Marshall Eakin discusses how the Zika epidemic, a divided political atmosphere and a weak economy are plaguing Brazil in the lead-up to the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Jun. 7, 2016—Three sources available from Vanderbilt University for stories about the 2016 Olympics are put forward to journalists
May. 20, 2016—Latin American historian Marshall Eakin will discuss the impact of recent political and economic turmoil in Brazil on the Summer Olympics when he speaks at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Williamson County Library.
Apr. 14, 2016—Professor of History Marshall Eakin has received the 2016 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award. The alumni association's board of directors selected Eakin for his significant contributions to educational programming as a speaker for Commodore Classrooms and the Vanderbilt Travel Program.
Nov. 14, 2014—A new collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera will expand programming around the first opera in Spanish to be presented in Nashville.