Apr. 16, 2021—Through a partnership with Vanderbilt University and other Nashville organizations, Fisk University will host a large-scale public artwork by prominent Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama starting April 21.
Mar. 31, 2021—Three recent titles from Vanderbilt University Press examine the history and celebrate the culture that distinguish Nashville as a unique Southern city.
Mar. 22, 2021—Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Erin Calipari will share insight into how addiction has changed due to COVID-19 at fundraiser for local nonprofit Mending Hearts.
Curb Center and Metro Nashville Arts Commission win grant to expand Racial Equity in Arts Leadership program
Feb. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy has won a grant to expand its Racial Equity in Arts Leadership program, in cooperation with the Metro Nashville Arts Commission. The $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts will enable the REAL program to expand and deepen its programming.
Jan. 26, 2021—Heard Libraries staff contributed to and improved the quality of Wikipedia information on Nashville-area social justice organizations and activists when they took part in a voluntary edit-a-thon on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Sep. 22, 2020—The Metropolitan Historical Commission is paying tribute to Betty Chiles Nixon, a civil and women’s rights activist who worked at Vanderbilt University for 17 years, with a historical marker placed outside her former home on 18th Avenue South.
Aug. 24, 2020—The Nashville Math Club, hosted by Vanderbilt math professors for middle- and high-school students who want to learn concepts in creative and fun ways, meets online starting Sept. 8.
May. 27, 2020—André L. Churchwell has been named vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University after serving in the interim role since June 2019.
May. 21, 2020—Nashvillians gave very high marks to the city’s institutions and elected officials for their response to the COVID-19 crisis, but residents’ economic anxiety levels are high as the city faces hard times and tough financial decisions, according to the latest Vanderbilt Poll-Nashville.
May. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt is moving forward in its partnership with the National Museum of African American Music, and faculty and staff are invited to a May 20 Zoom meeting to learn more about the collaboration.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University’s publicly traded, long-term bonds continue to be rated AAA—the highest level—by the Fitch Group, a leading credit agency.
May. 11, 2020—A downtown Nashville landmark was lit in Vanderbilt University colors the evening of May 8 to cap a day of celebration for the Class of 2020.