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  • Watch free screening of ‘LFG’; panel discussion is March 28

    Vanderbilt will host a virtual panel discussion of the documentary film "LFG" on Monday, March 28, beginning at 5 p.m. CT. The event is part of Vanderbilt’s Women’s History Month celebration. Read More

    Mar 16, 2022

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    Provost Susan R. Wente receives Mary Jane Werthan award

    Provost Susan R. Wente is among five members of the Vanderbilt community who were honored recently by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. The center presents annual awards to recognize those at Vanderbilt who have demonstrated leadership, fostered mentorship, promoted gender equity and contributed significantly to the advancement of women at VU. Read More

    Apr 9, 2021

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    Candice Lee to join Vanderbilt panel discussion on women in sports

    Candice Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director, will join a panel of administrators and student-athletes for “She Persisted: The Past, Present and Future of Women in Sports,” a conversation about women’s sports since the passage of Title IX in 1972. The discussion will take place Tuesday, March 16, beginning at 5 p.m. CT as part of Women’s History Month. Read More

    Mar 9, 2021

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    Former Cheekwood exhibit finds home at Vanderbilt’s Susan Gray School

    A one-of-a-kind playhouse inspired by the Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" has been installed at The Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt Peabody College. The Peter Rabbit House was designed as part of a Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience project and created in collaboration with Pfeffer Torode Architecture, Daigh Rick Landscape Architects and Peabody College’s Early Childhood and Elementary Education program. Read More

    Dec 16, 2019

  • Activist and author Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi, gave the Peabody College Dean's Diversity Lecture on Sept. 16. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

    Arun Gandhi discusses planting ‘seeds of peace’ in the world with VU community

    Arun Gandhi, a world-renowned sociopolitical activist, journalist, author and the grandson of Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi, shared the ways he works to foster peace in the world and lessons he learned from his grandfather during the Dean’s Diversity Lecture at Peabody College of education and human development Sept. 16. Read More

    Sep 20, 2019

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    Vanderbilt’s historic Peabody College set to expand with new construction

    Vanderbilt University officially broke ground on the first phase of a $41.5 million multibuilding construction and renovation project at Peabody College of education and human development. Read More

    Sep 13, 2018

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    Vanderbilt scholars honored for supporting women in sport

    Anjali Forber-Pratt and Sharon Shields will be honored at the SHAPE America National Convention and Expo March 20–24 in Nashville. Read More

    Feb 27, 2018

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    Family, food and fun: Vanderbilt helps empower kid chefs

    Vanderbilt and several community partners have collaborated on a nutrition program in which children help their families eat healthier cuisine. Read More

    May 11, 2016

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: Peabody students help teach culinary skills to teens

    What if kids taught their parents to eat fruits and vegetables instead of the other way around? A program that flips traditional family dynamics to incorporate healthy eating habits into homes culminates in an April 28 event where teen participants cook for their families and caregivers. Read More

    Apr 25, 2016

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    VUCast Extra: Learning Outside the Classroom

    What do Vanderbilt undergraduates do outside the classroom? Watch as our undergrads create solutions, create change and create magic as part of Immersion Vanderbilt. Read More

    Feb 18, 2015

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    Leap of Faith — A small group of unconventional students makes a big impact on the campus community

    Although Crystal Finley, BS’13, entered Vanderbilt with a clear plan for success, her life mission would soon change when she became a volunteer mentor with Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a postsecondary program for students with intellectual or other disabilities. Read More

    Sep 4, 2013

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    Take a campus walk with senior leaders Nov. 6

    (Vanderbilt University) Join Vanderbilt senior leaders for walks starting at five campus locations and ending at Health Plus atop Kensington Garage, where healthy refreshments, music and activities designed to promote physical activity will be available. The Senior Leader Walk is scheduled from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30… Read More

    Oct 31, 2012

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    End of the Beginning

    The Ingram Commons’ first class graduates First-year students and faculty heads of house gathered at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August 2008 for their first-ever class photo. The taking of a class photo each year has become an Ingram Commons tradition. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) On a bright spring day… Read More

    May 1, 2012

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    Next Steps at Vanderbilt holds spring commencement

    Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read More

    Apr 30, 2012

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    Personal and professional benefits of Girl Scouts affirmed

    Being a Girl Scout has a long-term positive impact on girls' leadership skills and development, a new Peabody College study finds. Read More

    Mar 14, 2012

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    Greg Barz (Vanderbilt) Greg Barz, associate professor of ethnomusicology, has co-edited a volume of essays, The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts, published by Oxford University Press. Anne Davis, instructor in law, has been named managing attorney of the Southern Environmental Law… Read More

    Nov 1, 2011

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    VUCast: We move you

    It’s become one of the great new traditions of Vanderbilt University. In this VUCast extra, watch as Vandy upperclassmen come together to welcome the class of 2015 to the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons… one box at a time! [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Aug 24, 2011

  • Emmy-nominated Web series aims to halt childhood obesity

    Emmy-nominated Web series aims to halt childhood obesity

    Fizzy's Lunch Lab--an interactive Web series with cartoon characters acting out funny stories to emphasize the importance of good nutrition, a balanced diet and physical activity--has been nominated for a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award. And there's a Vanderbilt connection. Read More

    Jun 10, 2010