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And now we continue where we left off with our look at the First-year Writing Seminars from the faculty perspective. . . Adam Meyer, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: Black-Jewish Relations in the 1950s and 1960s “Teaching a First-Year Writing Seminar is one of the aspects of being a Vanderbilt...
Jay recently asked several professors what it is like to teach the First-year Writing Seminars, the small-group, discussion based courses that all students in the College of Arts and Science take during their first year at Vanderbilt.
Posted by Jay Watson on November 13, 2014 in Academic Life, College of Arts and Science, Classics, economics, English, Faculty, First-year experience, first-year writing seminars, History Department, History of Art, Jewish Studies, Law, Political Science, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, vanderbilt faculty, writing
Posted by David Lazo on November 6, 2014 in Academic Life, Biomedical Engineering, biomedical research education and training office, center for student professional development, majors, public policy, research grant, research opportunities, school of engineering, STEM, stipend, Summer, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, travel, undergraduate research, undergraduate teaching, VUSRP, Washington DC
Last month, the School of Engineering opened the massive new Laboratory for Systems Integrity and Reliability (LASIR), a groundbreaking new research space. How big is this new lab? Big enough to house a Humvee, a wind tunnel, and the airframe of a military helicopter, with room to spare. Check out the video below to watch...
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on May 23, 2014 in Academic Life, Commencement, Uncategorized, VU Admissions Statistics, academics, accenture, athletics, career center, center for student professional development, Chicago, citigroup, class of 2014, Cleveland, consulting, Dallas, deloitte, elementary education, Employment, grduate school, kraft foods, Marketing, Nashville, New York City, office of undergraduate admissions, speech language pathology, student involvement, tour guides, Washington DC
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on April 17, 2014 in Academic Life, Information for Incoming Students, Study Abroad, Uncategorized, academics, Art, autism, blair schools of music, cnn, College of Arts and Science, community, Faculty, Google, Harry Potter, intependent study, john cage, kenya, maymester, New York City, paris, peabody college, Professors, Psychology, psychophysics, Research, school of engineering, science, Spring Break, Study Abroad, tedra walden, vanderbilt university summer research project
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on April 9, 2014 in Academic Life, Community Service, Nashville, Preparing for College, Student Life, academics, Balance, Blair School of Music, collaboration, College of Arts and Science, community, Community Service, Curriculum, Decisions, Diversity, Faculty, filmmaking, Heads of House, Nashville, peabody college, Pre-med, Professors, Research, school of engineering, school spirit, SEC, The Ingram Commons
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on March 24, 2014 in Academic Life, Blair School of Music, Fast Facts, Music, Uncategorized, African music, American fold music, Blair School of Music, Blair String Quartet, Blair Woodwind Quintet, Blakemore Trio, Bluebird Cafe, Broadway, course catalog, Katie Walden, music city, Nashville, Owen School of Management, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Research, Ryman Auditorium, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Student to faculty ration, Study Abroad, undergraduate
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering is a place where students can strengthen their creative thinking and problem solving skills in the rich context of a top-university community. Today we start a series examining some of the factors that set each VU school apart.
Posted by Jay Watson on January 17, 2014 in Academic Life, Visiting Vanderbilt, Anthropology, astronomy, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Blair School of Music, Chemical Engineering, College of Arts and Science, fine arts, history, Human and Organizational Development, Jazz, Marketing, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Philosophy, Political Science, Printmaking, Programming, Psychology, Russian, school of engineering, textbooks, The Blues, Visiting Vanderbilt
Considering the academic programs available at prospective schools is an important step in your college search or college application process. Explore Vanderbilt's undergraduate programs of study with our online "Find Your Major" resource.
Posted by Jay Watson on October 28, 2013 in Academic Life, astronomy, Blair School of Music, College of Arts and Science, Communication Studies, computer science, course catalog, cryptozoology, economics, inside dores, interdisciplinary majors, Majors at Vanderbilt, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, physics, vanderbilt school of engineering
You may think that starting college means you'll have to manage your academics on your own, but the wide-range of support at Vanderbilt means students have as much help as they need. Carolyn runs down the list for you.
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on September 16, 2013 in Academic Advising, Academic Life, A&S Tutoring Center, back in my day, calculus, CASPAR, College of Arts and Science, faculty Heads of House, health professions advisory office, Office hours, pre-major advising, stress, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Writing Studio