Jan. 17, 2018—Vanderbilt University celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events on and off campus Jan. 15. The theme of the university’s 2018 commemoration was “Justice Through Collective Action: Fighting Oppression Without Suppression.”
Jan. 16, 2018—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to starve a tumor and stop its growth with a newly discovered small compound that blocks uptake of the vital nutrient glutamine.
Jan. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt Athletics sponsored a day trip to Memphis Jan. 14 in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The group of Commodore student-athletes, staff members and faculty visited the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, the site of King’s assassination 50 years ago this April, among other historic sites. Watch video and read reflections on their experience.
Jan. 15, 2018—Important guidance for students, faculty and staff on how information will be shared and what to do in the event of winter weather conditions.
Jan. 15, 2018—"Doggone Good," featuring photography by Jen Vogus, is now on display at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and can be viewed for free through March 2018.
Jan. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt Campus Dining welcomed its staff members back for the spring semester at an awards luncheon Jan. 5 at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Team members who were promoted, achieved staff awards during the fall and received service awards in 2017 were celebrated.
Jan. 15, 2018— Autism researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and two other universities have received a $2.99 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to conduct a four-year multisite project investigating the impact of theatre and peer mediation on the social competence of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The multisite intervention project...
Vanderbilt launches new Title IX and Student Discrimination, Student Access Services, Equal Employment Opportunity offices
Jan. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt officially launched today its new offices that offer specialized services in three priority areas. Title IX and Student Discrimination, Student Access Services and Equal Employment Opportunity will replace the former Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability Services.
Jan. 15, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Jan. 8.
Jan. 15, 2018—At its first meeting of 2018, the University Staff Advisory Council hosted Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente, who discussed key university initiatives including Immersion Vanderbilt, graduate education, international strategy, big data and more.
Jan. 15, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Orchestra and conductor Robin Fountain will take on French composer Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, an important masterwork of the Romantic era, on Thursday, Feb. 1. A special pre-concert reception for Vanderbilt University employees and their guests will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Ingram Hall lobby.