Vigil for disaster victims in Japan

Watch video of a vigil for disaster victims in Japan.

Vanderbilt University students held a candlelight vigil March 18 at Benton Chapel for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

The Honorable Hiroshi Sato, consul general of Japan; Richard McCarty, Vanderbilt provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, and students spoke at the event. Members of the local Japanese community were also being invited to attend.

The Asian American Student Association, Asian American Christian Fellowship, Korean Undergraduate Student Association, Vanderbilt University Chinese Association and Vanderbilt Hillel are organizers for the event.

Read a re-cap of the event on myVU.

Read more about Vanderbilt and Nashville’s response to the disaster.