Mar. 15, 2017—Fossils at the Fort is happening on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park. The event is free and will take place rain or shine.
Mar. 10, 2016—Fossils at the Fort is a free annual event providing young and old with an opportunity to journey into Middle Tennessee's astonishing ancient past.
Sep. 1, 2015—The Osher Lifelong Learning classes at Vanderbilt this fall draw from professors' research in areas that include earth science, Hebrew Bible, music history, urban planning and more.
May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Mar. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt students will give visitors a glimpse of Tennessee’s ancient past April 4 by guiding fossil hunts, identifying fossils and giving presentations and guided tours.
Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is partnering with Fort Negley for “Day of the Dead: Ancient Animals and Historic Peoples Among Us” on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Oct. 7, 2014—Last month volcano expert Calvin Miller had the good fortune to witness the major volcanic eruption taking place in Iceland.
Sep. 26, 2014—Travel back 450 million years to Middle Tennessee’s beginnings with Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences
Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Molly Miller is used to searching for ancient clues deep in Antarctica. Now Miller and her students are sharing their fossil-hunting skills a little closer to home.
Apr. 16, 2014—See the ancient discoveries these kids are digging up; learn about major progress in Parkinson’s research; and a throwback video! See Johnny Cash’s connection to Vanderbilt. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
Mar. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is partnering with Metro Parks and Vulcan Materials Company to sponsor “Fossils at the Fort” at Nashville’s Fort Negley on Saturday, April 5.
Aug. 20, 2013—Scientists at Vanderbilt University and the New York Health Department say colonies of Antarctic brittle stars may be especially vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification.