Sep. 28, 2020—Major Jackson, an accomplished poet and essayist, will join the Vanderbilt faculty as Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English in January 2021 after 18 years in the Department of English at the University of Vermont.
Sep. 28, 2020—The seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. The virtual event will feature poster presentations of student research projects representative of a variety of fields and disciplines.
Sep. 28, 2020—Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Nov 2. Elections are effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2021. One thing you can do now to prepare for Open Enrollment is get your VUnetID and password ready.
Sep. 28, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an initiative to raise awareness on cybersecurity and provide education on strategies to keep your information protected. Throughout the month of October, look for articles in MyVU from VUIT with tips for staying safe online.
VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Kyle Hawkins–Bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and inside the human body
Sep. 27, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Sep. 25, 2020—In a regional webinar on Friday, Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, urged researchers to be aware of the pervasive threat by some foreign governments to the United States. The talk was hosted by Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee System.
Vanderbilt biologists test evolutionary theories with novel empirical study of ‘cheater’ mitochondria
Sep. 25, 2020—Studying “cheater” and “cooperative” mitochondria under environmental pressure delivers solid evolutionary conclusions in a longstanding theoretical field.
Sep. 25, 2020—Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips, BS’67, is being honored with a lifetime achievement award from the National Organization for the Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers. Phillips, the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt, is a 2020 recipient of NOBCChE’s Lifetime Service Award.
Review of Heard Libraries shows satisfaction with services, offers recommendations for continued improvement
Sep. 25, 2020—An external review of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries conducted last academic year and completed this summer finds that the libraries are well-regarded by faculty and students, and makes recommendations addressing five broad goals.
Sep. 24, 2020—The Vanderbilt School of Medicine’s Master of Public Health program will sponsor a virtual Stata Boot Camp on three consecutive Fridays in October.
Sep. 24, 2020—Show us how you celebrate completing Go for the Gold with your best virtual high five and win prizes. Share a photo or video of you and/or your team giving virtual high fives in celebration of completing Go for the Gold.
Sep. 24, 2020—Almost daily we are bombarded with confusing information about what foods are best for good health. This presentation will help you discover the essentials for nourishing your body and feeling your best.
Sep. 24, 2020—Cody Siciliano, PhD, assistant professor of Pharmacology in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected to receive a one-year, $100,000 research award from the Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund to support his studies of the neural substrates of memory.
Sep. 24, 2020—Registration is underway to present at the inaugural Vanderbilt Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11. The showcase is open to all undergraduate students across the university who wish to showcase creative works they have completed during their time at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 23, 2020—Linda D. Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, announced she will step down from the position June 30, 2021.