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Vanderbilt-led team discovers new genetic disease and defines underlying mechanism

Jan. 13, 2020—An international research team has discovered a new genetic syndrome caused by mutation of a single gene and named it CATIFA, an acronym for its core symptoms.

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Vanderbilt University commits to achieving zero waste goal by 2030

Jan. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt has announced its commitment to achieving zero waste by the year 2030 as part of the university’s comprehensive long-term strategy to significantly reduce its environmental footprint and drive positive change in the world.

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Open Mind: Telling our stories of diversity and hope

Jan. 13, 2020—In her latest "Open Mind" column, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente reflects on the words carved into the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.: “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.”

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Graduate, professional students asked to complete survey regarding preferences for future Graduate Village

Jan. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt graduate and professional students are asked to participate in a survey that will help shape the future of graduate and professional student housing at the university. The confidential survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete, and those who participate will be entered in a drawing to win an Amazon gift card.

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42nd annual Holocaust Lecture Series to include photo gallery, lectures, educational programming

Jan. 13, 2020—The 42nd annual Holocaust Lecture Series, which will take place throughout the spring semester, will focus on the theme “It Can’t Happen Here?” The series, sponsored by the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life in partnership with Vanderbilt Hillel, will include numerous programs, lectures, gallery talks and more.

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InclusAbility initiative to host series of educational events and forums throughout 2020

Jan. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt’s InclusAbility initiative is expanding its offerings in 2020 through a series of monthly events and programs to engage community members across the university.

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Women’s Center seeking nominations for 2020 awards

Jan. 13, 2020—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is seeking nominations for its annual awards that recognize and honor Vanderbilt community members for their contributions to the advancement of university women. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Feb. 21.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 IFPDA Printmaking Grants Program

Jan. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the International Fine Print Dealers Association Foundation's grant program. The IFPDA Foundation supports educational projects aimed at fostering connoisseurship in the field of fine prints for a new generation of collectors, curators and specialists.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Covenant Foundation Signature and Ignition Grants

Jan. 13, 2020—The Covenant Foundation invites applications for innovative programs in Jewish schools, community organizations and other institutional settings. These grants will provide funding to help creative Jewish educators develop and implement significant and financially responsible approaches to Jewish education that are potentially adaptable in other settings.

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GlobalVU Initiative set to host spring workshop series

Jan. 13, 2020—The GlobalVU Initiative will launch a workshop series this spring showcasing Vanderbilt’s research to scholars, intellectuals and policymakers from around the globe.

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Zinc uptake by a deadly pathogen

Jan. 13, 2020—The increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii requires zinc to cause infection, and Vanderbilt researchers have identified the zinc uptake system it uses.

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Kidambi receives NSH Early Career Award to support atomically thin membrane research

Jan. 10, 2020—Piran Kidambi has received a 2020 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant.

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Vanderbilt researcher shares more than 3,000 brain scans to support the study of reading and language development

Jan. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt neuroscientist James R. Booth is releasing two large scale neuroimaging datasets on reading and language development to support other researchers studying how academic skills develop in childhood.

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Campus Dining now serving lunch at Kissam

Jan. 10, 2020—The Kissam Kitchen at Warren and Moore Colleges is now open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Options include made-to-order deli sandwiches featuring Bakery by Frothy Monkey rustic and artisan breads, a rotating selection of soups, and fresh handmade salads. 

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‘Navigating Elder Care: Key Issues and Where to Find Help’ Jan. 22

Jan. 10, 2020—When caring for an aging parent or spouse, the challenges can be overwhelming. The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee will offer resources and solutions to make the journey easier and less stressful on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from noon to 1 p.m.

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