Apr. 21, 2021—Roger Chalkley, professor of molecular physiology and biophysics and senior associate dean for biomedical research education and training, will retire this summer, his department has announced.
Apr. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Alumni Association Board recently met its goal of endowing a fund supporting undergraduate students nearly two years ahead of schedule. Board members made gifts and pledges exceeding the initial goal of securing $100,000 in philanthropic support, allowing the fund to begin distributing awards to students this summer.
Apr. 21, 2021—Derek Bruff has been appointed assistant provost and named interim director of the Digital Commons, a new faculty development initiative from the Office of the Provost launching in the fall of 2021.
Apr. 21, 2021—As Vanderbilt reflects on the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, we are honoring the dedicated staff, faculty and students who rallied to support our One Vanderbilt mission and ensured that the university adapted amid unprecedented challenges.
Apr. 21, 2021—Georgia Institute of Technology professor Rafael Bras will discuss “Saving Venice: Triumphs and Failures” on Friday, April 23, at noon CT as part of the School of Engineering's Frank L. Parker Distinguished Professor Lecture Series.
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Apr. 20, 2021—Sharaff is the owner of HydroHouse Farms, a commercial hydroponics business in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, that supplies leafy greens to many restaurants and businesses in Nashville—including Vanderbilt Campus Dining.
Apr. 20, 2021—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Dr. André L. Churchwell release a message to the Vanderbilt community regarding the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
First Impressions: A new generation immersed in the history of Western printmaking creates physical and online exhibit
Apr. 20, 2021—'Pressed for Time: Five Centuries of Prints from the May Collection,' on view online and from January through the end of March at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, was curated by Professor David Price and students in his History of Prints class. Meeting weekly throughout the summer and fall of 2020, the students often were joined by Jack May, a longtime Nashville businessman and print collector, who inspired a new generation of collectors and connoisseurs of print art.
Apr. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt is gearing up for Commencement ceremonies May 1–2 and May 15–16, and your help is needed to make the celebrations for graduates and their families a success.
Research Snapshot: New Vanderbilt-led research explores human migration changes during the COVID-19 pandemic
Apr. 20, 2021—The choice of where to live is a major economic and social decision and includes factors such as labor markets, schools, housing costs and access to amenities. In 2020, new research shows, a new factor made a prominent appearance: the COVID-19 pandemic. But the way it showed up might not be what you’d expect.
Apr. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Wednesday, May 5, to discuss Madeline Miller’s "Circe." The virtual gathering, hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center in partnership with the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. CT.
Apr. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education Will Doyle has been named editor of "Research in Higher Education," which publishes studies examining issues in postsecondary education.
Apr. 20, 2021—As the university continues to advance its diversity and inclusion efforts, Human Resources has committed to being thoughtful and intentional with the language it uses in all policies and procedures. As a result, Grandfathered Sick Time will be renamed Legacy Sick Time effective April 20.
Apr. 20, 2021—Research Development and Support is hosting a series of webinars this spring for faculty seeking research funding from federal sponsors. The webinars are aimed at helping faculty diversify and strategically identify potential federal sponsors, develop relationships with sponsors, and craft highly competitive proposals.