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All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

This fall Vanderbilt welcomed its newest faculty members to campus, and their impact is already being felt, both in the classroom and through their wide-ranging research.

Students in Roger Williams University’s “academic” class—as opposed to its ministers or teachers
classes—pose for their class photo in 1899.

A Blaze of History: A prominent black university that endured two fires once was located on the Peabody campus

Looking across the long stretch of the Peabody mall with its historic buildings and the iconic dome of the Wyatt Center, one might think Peabody College was the only academic institution to have been built on this location. However, before Peabody, the land was home to one of the most prominent black universities in the South, Roger Williams University.

Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs

Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs

Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

Call of Duty: Q&A with Gary H. Cheek

Call of Duty: Q&A with Gary H. Cheek

Gary H. Cheek, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, joined Vanderbilt in April to direct the newly created Bass Military Scholars Program, established in 2018 with a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.

Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott, BS’90, Mints for the Mind

Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott, BS’90, Mints for the Mind

It was while interviewing travelers for a tourist publication in Breckenridge, Colorado, that high school psychology teacher and writer Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott came up with a fresh idea. A woman who thought she was suffering from altitude sickness told Talbott that she found relief after popping, of all things,Read More