Dec. 17, 2019—The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded funding to OZ Arts Nashville to support its collaboration with Vanderbilt Department of Art faculty member Jana Harper. Her project, "This Holding," encourages empathy for the shared human experience.
Dec. 12, 2019—Through a record $11.9 billion in annual economic impact, Vanderbilt University’s deep and broad connections to Tennessee and its people continue to be key and growing drivers of the state’s economy and to the vitality and well-being of its citizens and communities.
Oct. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University Press announces the launch of "Truths, Lies, and Histories of Nashville," the press’s first local-interest book series.
Oct. 9, 2019—The first of what could be two dozen sophisticated sensor arrays—called the MoveVU Digital Gateway—has started collecting air quality and mobility data on Vanderbilt's campus as part of a large-scale, $9 million project backed by federal, state and university funding.
Sep. 12, 2019—“On behalf of Vanderbilt University, we extend our congratulations to Mayor-Elect John Cooper on his decisive win,” said Vanderbilt University Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente. “We are looking forward to working with Mayor Cooper and his administration to continue building together on Nashville’s phenomenal success and growth. We also want to express our...
Jul. 26, 2019—Vanderbilt University's longtime community partnership with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues with its popular "Summer Shakespeare" shows.
Jul. 15, 2019—More than 50 candidates running for mayor, vice-mayor and Metro Council in the Aug. 1 election participated in a recent meet-and-greet picnic for the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities.
Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.
Jun. 11, 2019—Four Nashville chefs and their teams—including one from Vanderbilt Campus Dining—competed at E. Bronson Ingram College to cook creatively while reducing food waste.
Dec. 19, 2018—Gilman Whiting, an associate professor of African American and Diaspora studies and director of the Scholar Identity Institute, will lead a Winter Break camp and film seminar for boys of color in sixth through ninth grades Jan. 2-4.
Nov. 29, 2018—The Rev. Don Beisswenger, a Divinity School emeritus professor who lived out his faith as a dedicated community activist—serving six months in federal prison for a nonviolent protest—has died.
Nov. 18, 2018—A bridge over I-440 has been named in memory of a Vanderbilt Divinity School professor who worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life in urban neighborhoods.