Aug. 23, 2020—Incoming first-year, transfer and Next Steps students were welcomed into the Vanderbilt community on Sunday during Founders Walk, an annual event that marks the start of the academic year as well as the students’ time at the university.
Jul. 30, 2020—As the new academic year gets underway, Vanderbilt’s faculty heads of house are revealing some things about themselves in this special portrait series. Get to know Melissa Gresalfi, associate professor of mathematics education and dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Jul. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt faculty and staff are busy gearing up for residential students to return to campus with a host of new interactive initiatives. Faculty heads of house and the Residential Colleges staff are ready to help undergraduate residential students with several new resources.
Jun. 17, 2020—While all incoming Vanderbilt undergraduates are expected to read "The Person You Mean to Be," the Commons Reading for 2020-21, the book will be particularly useful for anyone trying to understand the root causes of inequality.
Apr. 6, 2020—The Commons Reading for the 2020-21 academic year will be "The Person You Mean to Be" by award-winning author Dolly Chugh. The book will be distributed to all incoming first-year undergraduate students as well as incoming transfer students.
Jun. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt professor and Dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons Melissa Gresalfi wants people to stop hating math. She's researching and teaching new ways to embrace the subject's potential for creativity.
Mar. 25, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Women's History Month and the women who are leading at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 13, 2019—Melissa Gresalfi, an innovator in examining and designing equitable classroom practices in learning environments, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, effective July 1.
Apr. 10, 2018—The AERA annual conference, “The Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education,” will be held in New York City.
Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.
Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.
Apr. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty will join colleagues from the other 13 Southeastern Conference universities for a symposium titled “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Driving a 21st-Century Economy” Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta.