Oct. 11, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, will host Gloria Steinem, an award-winning writer, feminist activist and co-founder of "Ms." magazine, for a conversation on Nov. 1. Tickets for the event will be released on Oct. 15 at Sarratt Box Office and are available to those with a Vanderbilt University ID.
Oct. 10, 2019—The Department of Medicine will host a mini-retreat exploring “The Janus Face of Immunotherapy: The Good, the Bad, the Weird” on Friday, Nov. 1, led by Dr. Javid Moslehi and Dr. Doug Johnson. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 208.
Oct. 10, 2019—Beginning Oct. 15, Microsoft Office 365 is updating the quarantined email notifications and alerts messages that users will receive.
Oct. 10, 2019—Campus organizations are gearing up for a host of fall- and Halloween-themed events. Everyone in the Vanderbilt community is invited unless otherwise noted, and most events welcome faculty and staff to bring their families.
Oct. 10, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Louise B. McGavock Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Ian Macara have been elected 2019 fellows of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Oct. 9, 2019—The first of what could be two dozen sophisticated sensor arrays—called the MoveVU Digital Gateway—has started collecting air quality and mobility data on Vanderbilt's campus as part of a large-scale, $9 million project backed by federal, state and university funding.
Oct. 9, 2019—Author and organizational leadership expert Bernardo Ferdman will present the Hispanic Heritage Month keynote lecture on Friday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 202, with introductory remarks by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente.
Oct. 9, 2019—The 2019 Student Media Hall of Fame class includes an acclaimed musical composer, "New York Times" editorial writer, two Grantland Rice Scholars and an attorney who played a significant role at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Oct. 9, 2019—The second stop in a staff listening tour planned for the 2019-20 academic year will take place from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Kissam Center, Room C210.
Oct. 9, 2019—Sabena Conley, a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, will discuss “Obesity-Induced Mesenchymal Stem Cell Senescence and Dysfunction” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, beginning at 4 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 512. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.
Oct. 9, 2019—The university’s Facilities department has launched a new website to help make its services and departments more accessible to the Vanderbilt community. The department also has created Instagram and Twitter accounts that will feature information about project updates, road closures, power outages and more.
Oct. 9, 2019—The Department of Art and Space 204 gallery welcome ceramicists John Donovan and Brian Somerville for a two-person exhibition called "Character Study." The exhibition will be on view from Oct. 31 to Dec. 5. A reception is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Space 204 at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.
Oct. 9, 2019—The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching, the new home of the University Courses program, invites applications from faculty members for innovative, interdisciplinary, team-taught courses that engage students in deep learning. Proposals are due Friday, Nov. 22.