Apr. 19, 2018—More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the final Vanderbilt transit forum April 17. Panelists included State Sen. Jeff Yarbro and former Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell.
Apr. 19, 2018—Eleven students shared stories about their first-year Vanderbilt experiences with Nashville poets, and the conversations were transformed into meaningful poems during a literary arts seminar.
Apr. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt sophomore John Augenstein was named the SEC Co-Golfer of the Week after capturing his first collegiate title last weekend in the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee.
Apr. 19, 2018—Lead your team through change effectively with Executive Education at the Owen Graduate School of Management.
Apr. 18, 2018—Elizabeth Lee identifies as many things. She’s a mechanical engineering major, a proud Asian American, and a woman working in the STEM fields. To give a clearer voice to these identities, Lee created a web comic called “Existing Quietly, Living Loudly.”
Apr. 18, 2018—Do you have a swimmer, between ages 6-17, who is interested in joining a summer swim team? Dive into the summer with the AquaDores swim team. Registration for AquaDores is available online now at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.
Apr. 18, 2018—What’s the most important thing for people just out of prison? What’s the hardest thing to find for people just out of prison? If you guessed “a job” for both, you’re right. A new University Course on social change and social entrepreneurship looks at how local nonprofit Project Return helps bridge the gap between prison and long-term employment. HOD Professor Paul Speer and Associate Professor of Sociology Richard Pitt write about what they are teaching and learning in this VU BreakThru blog post. Read more about University Courses and other internal faculty funding programs—including TIPs grants, Research Scholar Grants and Discovery Grants —at the VU BreakThru blog.
Apr. 18, 2018—Join the Divinity School for a workshop on Saturday, April 21, on the principles of "Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds," led by Adrienne Maree Brown. She will share tools and strategies to use in relationships, communities, organizations and ourselves as we build the world we want to live in.
Apr. 18, 2018—Save the date for the university-wide Employee Appreciation Picnic, “Under the Big Top,” scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Magnolia Lawn.
Apr. 18, 2018—The Compass Health Assessment is a tool to identify personal health risks and ways to improve health. Staying on top of your wellness is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Apr. 18, 2018—A Vanderbilt team and their international colleagues characterized for the first time a complex, little-understood cellular receptor type that, when activated, shuts off hunger.
Apr. 18, 2018—Diane Gilbert, director of budgeting at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses the most important components of financial health, the steps we should take to manage it, and the many benefits Vanderbilt offers faculty and staff to improve their financial wellbeing.
Apr. 18, 2018—This year’s Senior Design Day showcase is Monday, April 23, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Student Life Center. The event is free and open to the public.