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Seigenthaler Series looks at impact of building ‘The Wall’

Sep. 20, 2018—Three "USA Today" journalists who won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the impact of building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico will speak Oct. 3 at the John Seigenthaler Center.

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Three Vanderbilt A&S professors awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships

Apr. 5, 2018—College of Arts and Science professors Joel Harrington, Antonis Rokas and Edward Wright-Rios have been awarded highly prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships for their research.

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Mexico’s consul general visits Vanderbilt

Sep. 15, 2016—Consul General Francisco Javier Diaz de Leon visited Vanderbilt Sept. 12 and 13 to explore future educational and cultural exchanges between universities in Tennessee and Mexico.

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Journalist and author Sam Quinones visits Nashville Nov. 5-7 to discuss the U.S.-Mexico drug trade

Nov. 4, 2015—In a series of talks at the Frist, Vanderbilt and Parnassus Books, Quinones will discuss the heroin trade and the effects of drug-related violence.

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Open borders – not giant wall – is best solution for immigration issue

Sep. 16, 2015—Calling the notion of an immense wall between Mexico and the United States “nonsense,” a Vanderbilt professor in his new book makes the case for open borders between the two countries.

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Vanderbilt Divinity community breakfast to focus on U.S.-Mexico border

Dec. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt students who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border last May will discuss the impact of that trip on their concept of immigration during a Divinity School breakfast Dec. 4.

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Immigration debate heats up – Vanderbilt experts available

Nov. 13, 2014—In light of President Obama’s plan to overhaul the immigration enforcement system and the continued debate over comprehensive immigration reform, Vanderbilt has an array of experts available who are researching various aspects of the immigration debate.

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Bound for life: The Aztec blood link to the gods begins at birth

Feb. 10, 2014—When an Aztec child was born, soothsayers would consult the birth almanacs contained in codices to determine the most auspicious date to initiate the child into the Aztec community.

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Immigration debate heats up: Vanderbilt experts available

Jun. 12, 2013—Congress is taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.

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Vanderbilt Executive MBA programs to host panel on global business

Apr. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt Executive MBA and Americas MBA for Executives programs at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management are hosting an expert panel discussion and preview day titled “Going Global: Ensuring Operational Excellence in the Americas.”

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Christian Science Monitor: Latin America’s second-largest economy lags in digital accessibility

Mar. 6, 2013—Barely 17 percent have Internet access at home, according to the latest figures of the Americas Barometer, a survey by Vanderbilt University’s Latin American Public Opinion Project. Although the digital divide – the gap between those who can afford access and those who can’t – has narrowed in recent years, progress has been slow and Mexico still finds itself well below its peers.

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New steps in immigration reform: Vanderbilt experts available

Jan. 29, 2013—Congress and President Obama are taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.

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