Jul. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University's new chancellor, Daniel Diermeier, is arriving on campus in the midst of national upheaval. (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED)
Nov. 7, 2019—A communications leader and champion for STEM research at Vanderbilt, Heidi Nieland Hall died Sept. 25 in Nashville from metastatic colorectal cancer. She was 49. Hall, an honored reporter and editor for decades, left The Tennessean to join the Vanderbilt School of Engineering communications team in August 2014. In 2017 she joined the Vanderbilt Division...
Mar. 23, 2018—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present "Vandy Cooks with Tammy Algood" Friday, April 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.
Jan. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt is in the midst of a construction boom, creating new living communities for undergraduates and the many faculty, staff, graduate students and visiting scholars who make its educational experience distinctive. "But the true work that we’re engaging in is making good on our commitment to shape America’s future leaders, one brick at a time," writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in "The Tennessean."
Aug. 30, 2017—A discussion and Q&A on the role of the press during the Vietnam War will follow a one-hour screening of "The Vietnam War," a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, at the John Seigenthaler Center Sept. 7.
Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.
Nov. 16, 2016—Progress is still possible if both parties are willing to reach across the aisle, writes Suzanna Sherry in "The Tennessean."
May. 13, 2016—Politics and politicians have never been spared the cartoonist’s pen From Charlie Hebdo to the lampooning of U.S. presidential candidates, political cartoons continue to be a staple of editorial pages. While the rise of digital media—and the decline of newspapers—may have reduced their reach, political cartoons remain one of the most powerful ways to convey...
Mar. 29, 2013—While critics of expanded preschool argue that their cognitive effects fade out after the first few years of schooling, they ignore a body of longer-term evidence that indicates impoverished students who experience a high-quality preschool program are less likely to repeat grades, to spend time in special education, to become teen parents or to get arrested, writes Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development.
Mar. 6, 2013—Sophomore Param Jaggi was recently named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for his invention of a tailpipe filter that uses algae to convert carbon dioxide to oxygen. Last summer the 18-year-old founded a company to license the technology.
Feb. 8, 2013—Peabody professors Claire Smrekar and Ron Zimmer weighed in on school vouchers during a panel discussion sponsored by the League of Women Voters in collaboration with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt’s April Pettit, M.D., MPH, instructor in Medicine, is being recognized as the “Tennessean of the Year” by the readers and editorial board of The Tennessean.