Jun. 11, 2009—Passion and VISAGE I have known Brooke Vaughan since the summer before her freshman year at Vanderbilt when she visited Nashville and met my daughter, another rising freshman. They decided to room together and have been fast friends ever since. Brooke is an amazing young woman with great passion for life. I wish I could...
Jun. 11, 2009—
Sharon Shields, professor of human and organizational development and faculty head of Murray House, reflects on the meaning of community, the importance of text messaging and why she loves living with college students
Jun. 11, 2009—Peabody researchers tackle real-world problems through collaboration.Affordable housing. Sexually transmitted disease. School violence and bullying. It sounds like a laundry list of some of the toughest problems communities encounter today, issues made even more challenging by an economy in turmoil. All are under assault by Peabody faculty actively engaged in research with direct applications to real-world problems.
Jun. 11, 2009—
In a historic move that strengthens its dedication to accessibility and affordability, Vanderbilt announced last fall that it will eliminate need-based loans from financial aid packages offered to eligible undergraduates. Starting this fall, the amount of need-based loans normally included in undergraduate financial aid awards for new and returning students will be replaced with Vanderbilt grants and scholarships.
Jun. 10, 2009—With one goal reached, we’ve set a new one. Peabody’s Shape the Future goal is now $75 million—with a priority focus on scholarship support.
Jun. 10, 2009—The 2008 Roundtable donor society dinner took place October 2 on the Commons Center lawn and not only honored educators, but treated the attendees to presentations of current student research being done at Peabody on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Jun. 10, 2009—Scholarships for students with financial need are a family affair for Charles Kurz II, and one with a long history for this fourth-generation Philadelphian.
Nov. 11, 2008—About the Peabody Reflector The Peabody Reflector is published biannually by Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development in cooperation with the Vanderbilt Office of DAR Communications. The magazine is mailed free of charge to all Peabody alumni, parents of current Peabody students, and to friends of Peabody who make an annual gift of $25...
Oct. 17, 2008—Over the past year, thanks to numerous alumni, parents and friends who stepped forward and made a gift to Peabody, our campaign has grown to $57.9 million. All of these gifts added to Peabody’s ambitious $60 million campaign goal as part of the university’s ongoing comprehensive campaign, Shape the Future.
Oct. 17, 2008—The opening of the exhibit “Creative Expressions XIV” in October will mark the 14th anniversary of the arts collaboration between the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and The Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities. Its purpose is to showcase the creative talents of artists with disabilities...
Oct. 17, 2008—Vanderbilt basketball star Shan Foster is the kind of student who gives teachers hope that the next generation is in good hands.
Oct. 17, 2008—Austen Heim, who has studied and done volunteer service projects all over the world—Japan, New Zealand, London, China and Ecuador—now has a corporate job title that perfectly matches his skills. He is a human capital analyst at Deloitte & Touche in Manhattan.