Japanese Consul General Hiroshi Sato told those gathered March 18, when he first heard Vanderbilt would hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in his country, “I never imagined so many students and members of the local community” would join in.
Plans by the College of Arts and Science to build out the third floor of The Commons Center will enable the entire Department of Political Science including its flagship research centers to be housed under one roof starting this fall.
When fourth-year medical students at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine opened their Match Day envelopes to discover where they will pursue residency training, 20 percent of the class of 2011 already knew with whom they would spend it. That’s because 22 of 94 students in the fourth-year class participated in a “couples match” for residency.
All faculty, students and staff are invited to help choose a book for the Commons reading for the class of 2016. The Commons reading is a book which is mailed to all rising first-year students to be read during the summer before they arrive on campus, and which will be discussed all over campus during their first days at Vanderbilt and throughout the year.
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Director Sten Vermund will present “Prevention of Global HIV/AIDS: Old Challenges and New Paradigms” on March 22 at Vanderbilt University as part of the 2010-2011 Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
more info and top stories »