Award-winning paleontologist to discuss how the past can help us conserve our future in virtual event March 24
Mar. 22, 2021—The Vanderbilt Evolutionary Studies Initiative is hosting a free presentation by prominent paleoconservationist Michael Archer, who will discuss how understanding ancient life can help conservationists save endangered species today. The virtual event will be Wednesday, March 24, at 3:10 p.m. CT.
Mar. 22, 2021—Billy Teets, director and resident astronomer for Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, will lead a discussion of the history of the Voyager spacecraft—including their engineering, major discoveries and what they are up to today. The virtual event will be at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 25.
Mar. 22, 2021—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named Barney S. Graham, PhD’91, as the recipient of the 2021 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award. This honor is the highest bestowed upon a member of the university’s alumni community.
Mar. 22, 2021—In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the School of Medicine Basic Sciences will host a panel discussion, "On the Cutting Edge: Research Toward a Cure for Colorectal Cancer,” on Tuesday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Mar. 22, 2021—The Office of Conflict of Interest and Commitment Management is launching the new Vanderbilt University Conflict Disclosure System. The new system follows the recommendations of university stakeholders and is designed to make the disclosure process more efficient and user-friendly.
Mar. 22, 2021—Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Scott E. Brower, who has helped shape Tennessee’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic with the benefit of his extensive military leadership experience, has been named director of Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program.
Mar. 22, 2021—Students can build global connections and gain greater empathy for differing beliefs and experiences during an international story exchange between Vanderbilt and Nigeria’s Nile University on March 27.
Mar. 22, 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 amidst unprecedented challenges.
Mar. 22, 2021—Cancer chemotherapy lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive disorders that disproportionately affect older people.
Mar. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt employees are invited to engage with Employee Learning and Engagement during new virtual learning experiences designed exclusively for the Vanderbilt community and led by the ELE team.
Mar. 22, 2021—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life will join with several campus partners to host “Remember the Empty Chair: A COVID-19 Memorial Event” on Tuesday, April 6, and Wednesday, April 7, on Library Lawn.
Mar. 22, 2021—Joseph (Yusef) Samuels, who was born in the Jewish quarter of the old city of Baghdad and as a 10-year-old witnessed the Farhud—the massacre of some 180 Jews in Baghdad in June 1941—will share his memories of Iraq, the Farhud and insights from his book, Beyond the Rivers of Babylon, on Tuesday, March 23.
Mar. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Clinical Scholar Program from the V Foundation. To accelerate cancer treatment and cures, the V Foundation proposes to develop the careers of clinicians who will become leaders in developing programs of cancer clinical trials that are sequential and based on hypothesis-driven research.
Mar. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt has been invited to submit two proposals to the Phi Beta Psi Charity Trust research grant competition. The goal of the Phi Beta Psi Charity Trust is to advance cancer research nationwide to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment by providing research grants to qualified investigators addressing original questions and hypotheses to be explored in basic and clinical studies in the field of cancer.
Mar. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 2021 Community Grants program. The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.