Vanderbilt Divinity School Archives
Nov. 18, 2018—A bridge over I-440 has been named in memory of a Vanderbilt Divinity School professor who worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life in urban neighborhoods.
Nov. 8, 2018—Metro bus riders can enjoy children's art with a social justice theme—thanks to Vanderbilt Divinity School students.
Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.
Sep. 27, 2018—Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members gathered on campus last week to listen, learn and be inspired during “Martin Luther King Jr. to Black Lives Matter: 50 years of Struggle.”
Sep. 20, 2018—James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.
Sep. 18, 2018—Students pursuing advanced theological study will soon have a new degree program option at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.
Aug. 31, 2018—The Rev. Beverly A. Asbury, who worked tirelessly as Vanderbilt's first chaplain to eliminate racial- and religious-based hatred and to promote inclusion and respect for others, has died.
Aug. 17, 2018—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt will offer fall classes about life on Mars, the 2018 midterms, American gun culture, and an Oz Arts production on human connections to the environment.
Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.