Jan. 11, 2021—Advances in big data technology and digital analytics are transforming the field of archaeology. One such study led by Vanderbilt anthropology professor Steven Wernke has brought a fresh perspective to the forced resettlement of more than a million Indigenous Andeans by Spanish colonizers in the 1570s.
And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19
May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.
Apr. 15, 2020—A pair of international, collaborative online platforms developed by Steven Werkne and colleagues are helping archaeologists get a big-picture view of the Inka Empire and the Spanish invasion of the Andean region of South America.
Apr. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented prestigious university awards to seven faculty members honored for their contributions and commitment to the university at the Spring Faculty Assembly.
Feb. 22, 2019—Gianna Mosser has been named director of Vanderbilt University Press, where she will work with key partners to develop a new strategic vision for the university's publishing arm.
Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.
Mar. 30, 2016—Steven Wernke, associate professor of anthropology, will team up with Akira Saito, an anthropologist with Japan's renowned Museum of Ethnology, to promote scholarly exchange on a significant but little-studied chapter in colonial South American history.
Nov. 10, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See why undergrads are digging on campus and what they're finding in the ground; hear actress Reese Witherspoon discuss her new venture in Nashville; and watch the student video asking people to rethink stereotypes. Watch now!
Nov. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt students are stepping back in time by digging in the dirt and getting class credit for it. They are doing an archaeological dig behind an on-campus 1870’s home of a Vanderbilt University professor and his family. Students are searching in the dirt to find items from the servants who lived in the smaller building...
May. 13, 2015—Steve Wernke has been awarded the Society of American Archaeology 2015 Book Award in the scholarly category.
Mar. 12, 2015—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.