News

200+ faculty sign post-election letter to Chancellor Nick Zeppos

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Professor Tara McKay spends evening with Branscomb residents

Professor McKay spent an evening with residents of Branscomb as part of an initiative to encourage students and faculty to get to know each other outside of the classroom.

MHS Professor Odie Lindsey interviewed by the Los Angeles Review of Books

Professor Lindsey is interviewed on his military background, his interactions with the South, and how those have impacted his past works and his most recent work We Come to Our Senses.

MHS Professor Courtney Muse joins the Director of the Psychological and Counseling Center Dr. Cathy Fuchs on a panel to talk about mental illness and suicide among college students.

Professor Muse was also joined by a student who lost his brother in suicide.  In honor of Suicide Awareness Week and Month, Active Minds hosts a speakout/panel event between intellectuals in the field and students who have been affected by suicide. Each year, 1,100 college students commit suicide and we aim to enlighten Vanderbilt students about the statistics so the community can be stronger, healthier, and know how to act in situations with suicidal friends and peers when they arise.

MHS Professor Laura Stark publishes an essay in The New England Journal of Medicine

Stark has also recently published an essay “The Unintended Ethics of Henry K. Beecher” in the medical journal, The Lancet.

Events

October 28, 2016

MHS Professor Aimi Hamraie speaks at the Residential College Symposium

MHS professor Hamraie discusses the Mapping Access project, an interdisciplinary initiative to produce a campus accessibility map.

November 10, 2016

MHS Professor Odie Lindsey speaks at the Gertrude and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series

October 28, 2016

MHS Professor Dominique Behague speaks at the 50th year anniversary celebration of the Department of Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University

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October 28, 2016

MHS Professor Aimi Hamraie’s Mapping Access Project will be highlighted at a plenary session of the Residential College Association conference on October 28.

October 5-6, 2016

MHS Professor Aimi Hamraie delivers a lecture at Ohio State University entitled “Access-Knowledge: Disability, Universal Design, and the Politics of Knowing-Making” and a workshop on “Crip Technoscience”