Mar. 7, 2017—Playful practices that include the art of juggling are central to Play, Subversion and Change, a class geared toward Divinity School students preparing to lead communities of faith and learning.
Feb. 24, 2017—The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Feb. 8, 2017—An international collaboration that includes Divinity scholar David Michelson has published three new reference works to help preserve Syriac, an endangered Middle East language and culture.
Jan. 11, 2017—Larry Zwiebel, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Molecular Biology and professor of pharmacology, is trying a new approach to stop mosquito attacks — by revving up a mosquito’s taste buds. Barb Cramer has the story.
Dec. 8, 2016—Vesna Pavlovic, associate professor of art, spent part of summer 2016 at the McDowell Colony, the first artist colony in the United States. “I had the opportunity to work in a live-in studio space with uninterrupted time to create, test and receive valuable feedback on my work from other visiting fellows,” she said. “I had...
Nov. 21, 2016—The diverse classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt for winter 2017 include a look behind the scenes of 'Romeo and Juliet,' Perry Wallace's inspiring story, and steel drum band.
Nov. 10, 2016—A Department of Art exhibition examining the role of art therapy in the recovery process of patients being treated for mental disorders has been curated by alumna Lindsey Lybrand.
Oct. 19, 2016—The story of African Americans who escaped from slavery during the Civil War and built Fort Negley will be told during an event co-sponsored by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities.
Sep. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to a performance event inspired by the 2016 Commons Reading "Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South" that will feature the book's author, Andrew Maraniss, and acclaimed singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman.
Aug. 31, 2016—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy will host a public art exhibition inspired by a recent book on some of Nashville's most innovative entrepreneurs.
Jun. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt University received five awards for its communications efforts at the Tennessee College Public Relations Association spring 2016 conference.
Apr. 6, 2016—A studio arts class taught by Mel Ziegler has created a series of installations called "Dis-connect" at the Central and Divinity libraries that explores how rapid advances in technology have impacted our perceptions of libraries in general.