Aug. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt University Mail Services is partnering with Happy Returns, a free, convenient return system for select online retailers. Happy Returns allows in-person, box-free returns to select retailers, with refunds initiated immediately.
Aug. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, home of the undergraduate study abroad program, has announced the winners of its 2019 photo contest.
Aug. 19, 2019—A groundbreaking study, using data from NASA and a technique pioneered by a Vanderbilt professor, is giving humankind a glimpse at a distant exoplanet with a size similar to Earth and a surface which may resemble Mercury or Earth’s Moon. Located nearly 49 light-years from Earth, the planet known as LHS 3844b was first discovered...
Aug. 19, 2019—VU can nominate one candidate for the Chemistry and one candidate for the Physical Science & Engineering award categories. VU and VUMC are holding a joint competition to select one candidate for the Life Sciences award category.
Aug. 19, 2019—A new university department, Human Capital and Business Services, has been created to better serve employee support and development and the services that support all university divisions. The department, a merger of the functions previously supported by the former Human Resources and Business Services departments, will be led by Laura Nairon in the role of Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Capital and Business Services.
Aug. 19, 2019—The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will conduct a weeklong series of feedback opportunities Aug. 26–30 in Sarratt Cinema to gather input and answer questions about the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader.
Aug. 19, 2019—The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will conduct a listening session on Friday, Aug. 23, to gather feedback from staff and answer questions about the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader. The event is scheduled from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Sarratt Cinema.
Aug. 19, 2019—The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee will conduct a listening session on Friday, Aug. 23, to gather feedback from faculty and answer questions about the search for Vanderbilt’s next leader. The event is scheduled from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema.
Aug. 19, 2019—Watch as the newest Vanderbilt students from the Class of 2023 join the amazing tradition of Move-In at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Aug. 19, 2019—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host an ice cream social for all students on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Central Library Community Room from 1 to 3 p.m. Build-your-own sundaes catered by Ben & Jerry’s will be available while supplies last.
Aug. 19, 2019—Alcohol will be available for purchase by the general public at Vanderbilt Stadium beginning Aug. 31, when the Commodores face Georgia in the 2019 football season opener. Proceeds from the sales will provide additional resources to invest in helping student-athletes succeed on and off the field, such as through facility enhancements and more.
Aug. 16, 2019—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt University, has been elected to serve as the 2020 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Mahadevan-Jansen will serve as president-elect in 2021 and as the society’s president in 2022.
Aug. 16, 2019—The Posse Scholars program will recognize its 30th anniversary with a campus celebration on Friday, Aug. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sarratt Student Center Promenade. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to join in the event.
Aug. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt’s 19th annual Commodore Quake will feature headliner Megan Thee Stallion and Bren Joy performing on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Gym. Tickets for the event go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23.