Jun. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt joins the nation in celebrating President Biden’s historic decision on Thursday, June 17, to immediately establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Vanderbilt will remain in session and will continue events that have been scheduled throughout the week commemorating the end of slavery in the United States on June 19, 1865. University leaders look forward to engaging with the Vanderbilt community around future observances of the Juneteenth holiday.
Jun. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt University has become the newest member of the Universities Studying Slavery consortium as part of its reinvigorated commitment to confront racial injustice while working toward a more inclusive and welcoming campus community.
Jun. 17, 2021—The VandyBoys make their 2021 College World Series debut Saturday at 6 p.m. CT against Arizona. The game will be televised live on ESPN. Stay tuned to VUCommodores.com for information on fan events in Omaha, Nashville-area watch parties, where to get CWS gear and more.
Jun. 17, 2021—Owen Graduate School of Management professor Kelly Goldsmith will host bestselling author and former Best Buy Chairman and CEO Hubert Joly, and Owen professor Kimberly Pace will discuss "What it Takes to Land a Position in the C-Suite," in a pair of virtual events on Wednesday, June 23. Register now.
Jun. 17, 2021—Join the Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative for a special World Microbiome Day seminar and Q&A session on Wednesday, June 23, featuring Yale University's Benjamin Chan. World Microbiome Day celebrates the importance of understanding and deploying microbial communities and their products for positive outcomes in a sustainable manner.
Jun. 17, 2021—Healthcare Bluebook, an online price comparison tool for health care services that is free for Vanderbilt benefits-enrolled faculty, staff and their dependents, is now protected using multi-factor authentication. MFA provides an additional layer of security for users logging in to a secure environment.
Jun. 17, 2021—Applications are now being accepted for the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program, designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential.
Nashville suffered less than regional cities throughout Colonial Pipeline shutdown due to stronger waterborne petroleum access
Jun. 17, 2021—Access to barge-delivered fuel reduced the impact of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown in Nashville compared to other cities.
Jun. 17, 2021—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and distinguished environmental economist Michael Greenstone discuss the series of innovative solutions putting Vanderbilt on track to become the first member of the Association of American Universities to achieve carbon neutrality this spring—decades ahead of the university's initial sustainability goal.
Jun. 17, 2021—A mysterious inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 infection and first identified in children also occurs in adults, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Jun. 17, 2021—The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is back. Join us on Medical Center Plaza every Thursday between 1:30 and 5 p.m., now through Oct. 28.
Jun. 17, 2021—Record your daily steps from June 14 to July 12 and be entered for prize drawings based on the number of steps recorded.
Jun. 17, 2021—For the second year in a row, Professor of Biochemistry Houra Merrikh has been named a finalist for the 2021 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists in the life sciences category for her discovery of a potential solution to prevent the evolution of antimicrobial resistance and, in some cases, even reverse existing resistance.
Jun. 16, 2021—In honor of this year’s Juneteenth holiday, Vanderbilt University graduate students from the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics created a poster charting key achievements from Black scientists stretching back to 1837.
Jun. 16, 2021—Class of 2020 graduates Frances Burton and Matt Zhang were named Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellows for 2020-21, and Class of 2021 graduate Barton Christmas was named a Keegan Fellow for 2021-22. The Keegan Fellowship aims to enhance the development of future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.