Jan. 18, 2023—The College of Arts and Science has launched a new undergraduate program in Asian American and Asian Diaspora (AAAD) Studies, including both a major and a minor, in spring 2023. The new program, housed in the Department of Asian Studies, aims to provide students with a more comprehensive knowledge of Asian diaspora and perspectives, Asian...
Nov. 30, 2022—As once only imagined technologies now become reality, Chancellor’s Professor of History Michael Bess studies the ethical implications for society as the artificial intelligence race outpaces regulation.
Aug. 26, 2022— Conservation paleobiologist Larisa DeSantis, associate professor of biological sciences, explores the intersection of climate change + evolution with her research on the extinct marsupial lion. Watch the debut episode from inter+SECTIONS, a new faculty research video series from the College of Arts and Science.
May. 20, 2022— We’re celebrating our most recent graduates for their extraordinary perseverance and dedication over the last few years. Watch highlights of our students enjoying their unforgettable graduation day.
Apr. 29, 2022—From participating in high school student government to leading as AASA President, Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Scholar Jack Mok (BA’22 Political Science & Economics) has dedicated his academic career to finding belonging and giving back to the community through advocacy.
Mar. 30, 2022— The College of Arts and Science’s new climate studies major is one of the first in the county to approach climate studies from a truly interdisciplinary perspective. The major will be offered starting Fall 2022. The major integrates the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities to give students a comprehensive perspective on climate change,...
Feb. 24, 2022—Dan Cornfield, professor of sociology, political science and American studies, offers perspective on what’s driving the Great Resignation and what’s next for labor trends in this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 11, 2022—On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, listen to some of our talented faculty describe how they’re helping to mold future generations of scientists and make the field more inclusive.
Jan. 31, 2022—Last fall, the A&S Theatre Department introduced its first student director, Brooke Dennison (BA’22 Theatre & English), in almost a decade. As the department debuted its 2021-2022 season with the Plays from the Pandemic series, Dennison and Theatre faculty speak to the importance of this unique and transformative experience.
Rays of Hope: Depressive disorders with seasonal pattern influenced more by location, daily shifts in sunlight than average seasonal changes
Jan. 29, 2022—New research from Sandra Rosenthal, Jack and Pamela Egan Professor of Chemistry and professor of pharmacology and chemical and biomolecular engineering, suggests that the rate of change in solar insolation—that is, the amount of solar radiation that re...