Sep. 22, 2017—The provost's office is issuing a call for proposals for two internal faculty funding programs, Trans-Institutional Programs and University Courses, key initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Aug. 23, 2017—Entering its fourth year, Vanderbilt University’s Academic Strategic Plan still charts the course for the university’s efforts as it moves forward to address the complex problems facing society.
May. 1, 2017—Students participating in the first University Courses gave the initiative high marks, noting that the cross-campus curriculum created unique opportunities for students to tackle important subjects.
Apr. 6, 2017—With lawmakers in the nation’s capital having reached a political impasse over replacement of the Affordable Care Act, it’s unclear just where health care policy may be going. The challenges of dealing with this uncertainty were the subject of Monday’s panel discussion at Vanderbilt featuring state and hospital industry officials.
Mar. 22, 2017—The Office of the Provost will host the University Courses Workshop Luncheon on Thursday, March 30. All interested faculty are invited to attend.
Mar. 20, 2017—“Perspectives on Health Care Reform: From Obamacare to the American Health Care Act” is open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students.
Mar. 7, 2017—Our fair institution has always prided itself on academic rigor, deservedly so. And while the battle wounds inflicted on me by a well-armed set of microeconomic curves 20 years ago haven’t fully healed, more and more I appreciate the demands that were placed on us at Vanderbilt.
Living History: Students Trace Nashville’s Black History as Part of a New Series of University Courses
Mar. 7, 2017—Thirteen students met during the fall semester for a class called Historic Black Nashville. Taught by Jane Landers and Daniel Sharfstein, the course is part of a new initiative known as the University Courses program, a collaborative model that brings together faculty from different parts of the university to teach students from a variety of majors.
Mar. 6, 2017—Students from a University Course on the nation's health care policies spent an immersive day at the Tennessee State Capitol recently, meeting with legislators and discussing issues.
Feb. 13, 2017—Six new courses, ranging from the impact of African music on politics to the interdisciplinary applications of virtual reality to big data methods for smart city development, are among the second set of University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 13, 2017—The Office of the Provost will host a pair of events in March aimed at raising awareness of and sharing information about two major initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
VU BreakThru blog highlights faculty accomplishments, showcases possibilities of internal funding programs
Feb. 9, 2017—A new blog site provides Vanderbilt faculty involved with the university’s internal funding programs—Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs), University Courses, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—a platform from which they can communicate some of the most relevant aspects of their projects.