Nov. 11, 2019—Goldberg Lecturer Michael Yonan will focus on a unique ceramic depiction of "The Judgement of Paris," a story in Greek mythology, when he speaks at Cohen Memorial Hall on Thursday, Nov. 14.
Nov. 11, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has announced a new Global Fellows Program that will increase opportunities for the campus to engage with thought leaders from around the world.
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt has launched a new website designed to showcase the broad array of programs, support and resources available to military service members and veterans at the university.
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University is recognizing Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos’ visionary leadership and legacy by naming one of its newest residential colleges in his honor. The Nicholas S. Zeppos College is slated to open in 2020.
Nov. 11, 2019—Erik Smetana, executive director for compensation and talent in Vanderbilt Human Capital and Business Services, has been named chair of the finance committee of the national Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, the goal of which is to promote equity and excellence in the higher education space by advancing the ability of member institutions to recruit and retain the most diverse and talented faculty and staff.
Nov. 11, 2019—Couple endows directorship of Peabody's Center for Science Outreach at Peabody
Faculty Senate to host Nov. 22 community conversation follow-up to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie CLS event
Nov. 11, 2019—The Faculty Senate will host a community conversation for faculty and staff from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, to discuss themes from the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event with acclaimed author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie taking place the prior evening.
Vanderbilt-wide Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program-Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt has the opportunity to nominate one candidate each from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing for the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program. The goal is to develop the next generation of national leaders in medical and nursing education.
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2020. These awards provide $100,000 over two years to support translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast or cervical cancer.
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Akamai Foundation, a private corporate foundation dedicated to fostering excellence in mathematics with the aim of promoting math’s importance and encouraging America’s next generation of technology innovators.
Nov. 8, 2019—Visionary artist Mel Chin, BA’75, was named Sept. 25 among the class of 26 MacArthur Fellows for 2019.
Computational Collaboration: A New Interdisciplinary Initiative Recasts Computers as Classroom Partners
Nov. 8, 2019— “I want to help you.” In a moving but chilling scene, that line is uttered by HAL 9000, the all-knowing computer system depicted in the classic 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, as it pleads with Dr. Dave Bowman not to disconnect the rogue machine for the final time. Now, more than a half-century...