The Tennessean: Discrimination and disparities in health: Examination of racial inequality in Nashville
Aug. 2, 2020—Dr. André Churchwell, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at VU and VUMC, and former Sen. Bill Frist, founder of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, write about the importance of addressing health equity and health disparities in Nashville communities in this opinion piece.
Nov. 29, 2017—Tax reform legislation currently proposed by the U.S. House and Senate will undercut financial aid efforts at universities around the country, while provisions to the House legislation will make it more expensive for students to pursue post-secondary education and eliminate a provision allowing universities to provide tax-free tuition reimbursements for dependents of employees, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in the "Tennessean."
Nov. 16, 2016—Progress is still possible if both parties are willing to reach across the aisle, writes Suzanna Sherry in "The Tennessean."
Sep. 16, 2013—We must make sure that standardized tests actually cover what we all agree is important for children to learn, writes Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development.
Aug. 20, 2013—More can be done with sun-powered electricity source, writes Dennis Hall, vice provost for research, dean of the Graduate School, professor of physics and professor of electrical engineering.
Jul. 26, 2013—Setting a solid routine and re-engaging in a child’s school are back-to-school essentials for parents, writes Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development.
Dec. 6, 2012—"Our scientists and engineers are making discoveries today that will lead to unimaginable technological breakthroughs tomorrow in medicine, energy and technology. Without long-term sustained federal investments in science and engineering research, these discoveries simply will not be made," write Chancellor Zeppos and University of Tennessee president Joseph Di Pietro in The Tennessean.
Sep. 18, 2012—Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development, continues to share her expertise with in the midstate and highlight Peabody research in her bimonthly Tennessean column. See what she has to say about why algebra matters, how quality pre-K benefits students and how to address reading difficulties effectively.
Oct. 14, 2011—John Seigenthaler will discuss the importance of historical accuracy online during a 3 p.m. lecture Oct. 21 at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. The founder of the First Amendment Center was a victim of misinformation on Wikipedia, a popular and free online encyclopedia.