Apr. 14, 2021—The Division of Government and Community Relations is kicking off a new series to celebrate women who blazed the trail and their legacy with “A Tribute to Betty C. Nixon,” a discussion at noon on Tuesday, April 27.
Apr. 14, 2021—The Senior Class Fund wants to say “thank you” to seniors who have made their SCF gifts. A celebration will be held on Thursday, April 15, from noon to 3 p.m. at Fleming Yard, between Sarratt Student Center and Alumni Lawn. Free Jeni’s ice cream and giveaways will be available.
Apr. 14, 2021—As Vanderbilt reflects on the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, we are honoring the dedicated staff, faculty and students who rallied to support our One Vanderbilt mission and ensured that the university adapted amid unprecedented challenges.
Apr. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development will host a virtual Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Wednesday, April 21, in conjunction with the publication of a new book examining Nashville’s many sites important in the struggle for social justice.
Apr. 14, 2021—After a year of online-only performances, Vanderbilt Blair School of Music will host two in-person events this week to be held at the outdoor stage on Wilson Lawn. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Apr. 14, 2021—Join Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty Jennifer Kim and Kanah May Lewallen for information about dementia care assisted living considerations, choosing a nursing home, community resources and safety measures for the home. The discussion will be on Wednesday, April 21, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Apr. 13, 2021—Senior Design Day 2021 will highlight dozens of problem-solving projects developed over the 2020-21 academic year by teams of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering students, though the format is a bit different this year.
‘GQ’ magazine’s global editorial director to discuss addiction and art at Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research event April 21
Apr. 13, 2021—In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, the School of Medicine Basic Sciences will host a conversation between Will Welch, global editorial director of "GQ" magazine, and the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research on Wednesday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Apr. 13, 2021—One of college basketball’s most respected and well-known coaches will usher in a new era of success for Vanderbilt. Shea Ralph, a seven-time national champion as a student-athlete and a coach, has been named Vanderbilt women’s basketball head coach. Ralph joins the university after spending 14 seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut.
Apr. 13, 2021—Gregor Neuert has discovered that cells respond differently to acute and gradual stress. This finding will transform how cell signaling is understood and inform the drug discovery processes.
Apr. 12, 2021—An interdisciplinary fellowship with the Data Science Institute has resulted in a promising machine-learning technology that can effectively track complex surgical activity, thus having the potential to improve patient outcomes, safety and documentation.
Apr. 12, 2021—Climate scientist Carlos A. Nobre, who is renowned for his work on the impact of Amazon deforestation, will deliver the 2021 Earth Day Lecture on Wednesday, April 21, at 1 p.m. CT. Nobre’s talk is part of a joint venture by the Vanderbilt Evolutionary Studies Initiative and the Center for Latin American Studies to highlight science in Latin America.
Apr. 12, 2021—How do television networks predict election outcomes? The virtual event “A Peek Inside the NBC Decision Desk: Election 2020” scheduled for Friday, April 16, at 2 p.m. CT will provide an overview.
Apr. 12, 2021—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life joined with several campus partners to host “Remember the Empty Chair: A COVID-19 Memorial Event” last week on Library Lawn.
Panel to focus on violence against Asians and Asian Americans through lens of history and racial injustice
Apr. 12, 2021—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host a panel of Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students to share their experiences as members of the Asian and Asian American communities during the second “This Moment in America” discussion on Monday, April 19.