inter+SECTIONS: visual art + social justice
Mar. 24, 2023—Rebecca VanDiver, associate professor of art and architecture, discusses the work of Elizabeth Catlett, an African American printmaker and sculptor. VanDiver looks at how art functions not only as a lens into society, but also as a cultural vehicle between the movement and the museum.
Unsung Stories: Revealing the History of Black Country Music
Mar. 2, 2023—Alice Randall, Andrew W. Mellon Chair in the Humanities and writer-in-residence of African American and Diaspora Studies, discusses the untold stories of Black country music in Nashville and its roots that stretch back more than 100 years ago.
inter+SECTIONS | artificial intelligence + society with Michael Bess
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.
inter+SECTIONS: Climate Change + Evolution with Larisa DeSantis
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.
College of Arts & Science congratulates Class of 2022
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.
Building Community | Jack Mok BA’22 PoliSci & Econ (Senior Spotlight)
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.
Introducing Climate Studies: An interdisciplinary approach to a groundbreaking new major
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,...
Ask an Expert: How has COVID-19 changed the workforce?
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.
Paving the Way: Developing future leaders in science
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.
Setting the Stage | Brooke Dennison BA’22 Theatre & English (Senior Spotlight)
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.