Nov. 11, 2019—Couple endows directorship of Peabody's Center for Science Outreach at Peabody
Nov. 7, 2019—Virginia Shepherd knew in eighth grade that she wanted to become a scientist. Her education and training eventually led to a tenured research scientist position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Nashville’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Shepherd’s passion for science education grew after she attended a national meeting where top scientists encouraged participation in the...
Jul. 5, 2018—The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.
Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
May. 12, 2017—Thirty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 12, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Nov. 9, 2015—Another participant in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has advanced in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
May. 22, 2015—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has graduated 23 Metro Nashville Public School students, all of whom are headed to college this fall.
Apr. 5, 2013—To better ensure that student-athletes get the full measure of their college educations, we need to change the messages we send to them, said a panel examining the role of intercollegiate athletics in the mission of higher education April 3.
Mar. 8, 2012—Virginia Shepherd, professor of pathology and science education at Vanderbilt, will discuss Nobel Prize-awarded women from several aspects – their educational backgrounds and opportunities, their families, their scientific contributions and their acceptance by colleagues – on Thursday, March 29, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. The talk is part of the popular Dyer Lecture and Lunch Series...
Mar. 25, 2011—From grade schoolers to grad students, Virginia Shepherd — a professor of pathology and medicine at the School of Medicine, professor of science education at Peabody College, and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach — shows tenacity that has changed lives.