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.
Dec. 12, 2014—Peabody's Melissa Gresalfi is co-author of a four-book series that provides a K-12 curricular toolkit for supporting systems thinking in the digital age.
Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new university faculty for the 2012-13 academic year Blair School of Music Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor and director of choral activities B.M., State University of New York–Potsdam, 1998 M.M., Florida State University, 2003 D.Phil., Florida State University, 2012 Biddlecombe is a published composer and arranger as well as a burgeoning researcher,...