Mar. 4, 2019—Cecelia Tichi, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and professor of American studies, will discuss the many rules for making it into the top tier of late-19th century high society during a reading and discussion of her book "What Would Mrs. Astor Do?" March 13 in the Vanderbilt Library's Special Collections.
Feb. 27, 2019—Each episode of VandyVox features student work originating from a curricular or co-curricular project and includes audio documentaries, radio dramas, spoken word essays and ongoing podcasts.
Feb. 26, 2019—Pirates in the Atlantic world, religion in prison, and a workshop on jazz great Cole Porter are among the classes offered this spring by the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Feb. 6, 2019—Lessons from the 1961 Freedom Rides and their relevance to today’s racial justice protests were discussed by alumnus and author Eric Etheridge and rider Rip Patten during a recent campus visit.
Dec. 21, 2018—Innovative thinking in the digital age, women in the civil rights movement and acting for opera are among the winter 2019 classes offered by Vanderbilt’s Osher Institute for Lifelong Learners.
Oct. 19, 2018—A U.S. flag that became the backdrop for the early years of Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium will be unfurled, refolded and preserved during a campus ceremony to honor veterans Nov. 12.
Jul. 19, 2018—Engaging student-athletes in creative forms of expression and building connections between excellence in sports and the arts are among goals for three summer workshops organized by the Curb Center.
May. 17, 2018—Before Class of 2018 graduates Jami Cox and Ryan Connor walked across the Commencement stage May 11, they joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for one last conversation as Vanderbilt undergrads.
Apr. 19, 2018—Eleven students shared stories about their first-year Vanderbilt experiences with Nashville poets, and the conversations were transformed into meaningful poems during a literary arts seminar.
Apr. 16, 2018—Amitav Ghosh, a best-selling author whose work puts Asia at the center of global history, culture and environmental challenges, joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on "The Zeppos Report."
Apr. 2, 2018—Best-selling author and political commentator Chris Matthews joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for the latest edition of "The Zeppos Report" podcast.
Mar. 26, 2018—The album "Music in the Listening Place," featuring the Vanderbilt Chorale and directed by Tucker Biddlecombe, has been released on Navona Records.