Aug. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Jul. 19, 2016—A memorial service is scheduled Aug. 7 at Glendale Baptist Church for Peggy Ann Brainerd Way, a pioneering diversity advocate in higher education who taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Mar. 3, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a recent gift from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation of two photographs by Shirin Neshat, which are intended to spark cross-cultural dialogue about international issues and religious and political divides and to facilitate collaboration between academic departments at the university and the gallery.
Feb. 24, 2016—The evolution of coolness and black masculinity will be discussed at a two-hour forum at the downtown Nashville Library Feb. 27.
Feb. 19, 2016—An annual lecture that pays tribute to Mafoi Carlisle Bogitsh's lifelong interest in the interplay between culture and religious expression will be delivered Feb. 25 by anthropologist Anand Taneja, who studies interfaith relations in South Asia.
Feb. 12, 2016—Eos-funded projects include curriculum development, reading series, speakers, seminars and more.
Jan. 25, 2016—A series of public talks by renowned experts on Islam is taking place at Vanderbilt University in conjunction with an interdisciplinary faculty seminar striving to increase understanding and interest in Islam from a global perspective.
Mar. 4, 2015—Lewis Baldwin, an emeritus religious studies professor who has dedicated his teaching and research to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., will be in Selma, Alabama, March 6 for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."
Oct. 10, 2014—An Oct. 14 lecture by Larissa Bonfante, an Etruscan civilization expert, is in honor of retiring Vanderbilt Professor Jack Sasson.
May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 2, 2014—Four Vanderbilt University students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State to study critical-needs languages abroad during the summer of 2014.
Apr. 9, 2014—Brain symmetry, woman warriors and malaria were among the research topics featured by the winners of the second annual Three Minute Thesis competition