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Nashville’s University School Has Avoided ‘Ancestor Worship’ But Focuses On History During 100th Year
University School of Nashville is turning 100 years old. And to mark its centennial, the private K-12 academy is trying to reconnect with its past as Peabody College’s demonstration school.
Nashville universities are highlighting their rising status on the US News and World Report’s annual rankings made public Tuesday morning.
The celebration lasted into the wee hours on West End after Vanderbilt’s baseball team won the College World Series in Omaha. It’s the school’s first national title in any men’s sport.
If Vanderbilt’s baseball team can beat Virginia this week at the College World Series finals, it would be the first championship for any men’s team on campus – a feat the Commodore women achieved in 2007.
The GRE may not be the best way of determining who is fit for graduate school, according to a new study co-authored by a Vanderbilt and Fisk University professor.
Two of Nashville’s largest private colleges made the unusual move to cancel classes because of the cold temperatures. But it appears the decision was based more on timing of the wintry weather than its severity.
Vanderbilt University is getting better at turning a profit on campus inventions. Earnings for commercialized technology have quadrupled in the last few years to nearly $25 million.
Good news for everyone who feels bad for skipping breakfast. A morning meal isn’t as important as most dieters think…at least according to the latest research. It draws its conclusion from what’s considered the seminal study on breakfast and weight loss conducted at Vanderbilt more than two decades ago.
The Tennessee attorney general says legislation that would take away Vanderbilt University’s right to have a police force is “questionably suspect.”
Nine years after Vanderbilt University garnered national headlines for essentially disbanding its athletic department, the job description for the man in charge of the school’s sports teams is taking a step back towards a more traditional model.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has slapped down a bill that takes aim at Vanderbilt University’s controversial anti-discrimination policy. This is the governor’s first veto since taking office.
Monday night Tennessee lawmakers passed a bill singling out Vanderbilt University over its policy meant to bar campus groups from discriminating. It now heads to the governor’s desk, who has said he’s not sure the state should tell a private university what to do.
Christian students at Vanderbilt are trying to attract the attention of university trustees during their final meeting of the school year. Groups who’ve chosen not to comply with a newly-enforced nondiscrimination policy want the board to intervene.
Earlier this spring, student groups at Vanderbilt University fought back against a requirement that they accept “all comers.” The rule upset some Tennessee lawmakers, too, and they can vote on Thursday for a bill to essentially express their disapproval. But one is asking for an opinion on whether the bill passes legal muster.ristian groups said if they couldn’t require potential leaders to be Christian, they’d leave the campus.
Religious student groups at Vanderbilt have a choice to make in the next few weeks. Either drop requirements that their leaders sign a statement of faith. Or forfeit university funding and move off campus. School officials are beginning to enforce a more-than 20-year-old non-discrimination policy. But Christian organizations are feeling more like victims of discrimination.
The MacArthur Foundation wants to know how the brain is involved in criminal behavior, and it’s giving Vanderbilt University $4.8 million to lead a study into just that.
Recent changes in Nashville’s literary community are right in line with national trends.
Contrary to previous studies on Tennessee’s pre-K program, new research from Vanderbilt University shows huge student gains, particularly in reading.
A former first lady of Vanderbilt University has died. Jean Heard was 86.