Apr. 12, 2021—The horrific shootings in Atlanta last month heightened deep concerns about ongoing violence against Asian and Asian American communities. In response, the university will host a staff listening session on Thursday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m. CT.
Apr. 12, 2021—Odie Lindsey, writer-in-residence in medicine, health and society, has received the 2021 Award for Fiction from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters for his novel "Some Go Home." The prize is the state’s highest designation for creative works.
Apr. 12, 2021—Students and faculty from Vanderbilt Blair School of Music and a Jewish studies class hosted a COVID protocol-compliant live music performance on April 8.
Class of 2021: Xuanxuan Chen is completing her senior year virtually—and taking the distance in stride
Apr. 12, 2021—Xuanxuan Chen is thankful for her memories of Vanderbilt's campus as she completes her senior year from home in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China—14 time zones away—as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 11, 2021—The next documentary in the SEC Storied series is "Vandy Rolls," the story of Vanderbilt University’s path to the 2007 NCAA Championship in women’s bowling, the school’s first national title in any sport. The 30-minute film debuts at 8 p.m. CT on Monday, April 12, on the SEC Network.
Apr. 11, 2021—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (VKC TRIAD) is partnering with Meharry Medical College’s Department of Pediatrics to host a special virtual lecture on Wednesday, April 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. CT.
Apr. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit two applications for the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) Young Investigator Grants. The mission of the BCA is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure.
Apr. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the National Endowment for the Humanities "American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organizations" program. This program invites applications from eligible organizations seeking support for humanities positions and projects that have been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr. 11, 2021—The Vanderbilt Graduate School has recognized outstanding research among Ph.D. candidates across the university in 2020-21 through the nomination and awarding of endowed scholarship funding.
Apr. 9, 2021—Dr. André Churchwell, Vanderbilt vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, will moderate a discussion with veteran civil rights leader Andrew Young at 6 p.m. Monday, April 19. The conversation will focus on voting rights and the future of democracy.
Apr. 9, 2021—While populations’ access to health care is crucial to combating the spread of COVID-19, a team of Vanderbilt researchers has found that understanding the cultural context of health within a community is an equally significant factor—and can help leaders better prepare for future crises.
Apr. 9, 2021—An interdisciplinary fellowship with the Data Science Institute has resulted in a promising machine-learning technology that can effectively track complex surgical activity, having the potential to improve patient outcomes, safety and documentation.
Apr. 9, 2021—After graduating with a Ph.D. in cell and developmental biology from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences, Alissa Guarnaccia will begin a rare postdoctoral research position with health care biotechnology giant Genentech.
Apr. 9, 2021—Provost Susan R. Wente is among five members of the Vanderbilt community who were honored recently by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. The center presents annual awards to recognize those at Vanderbilt who have demonstrated leadership, fostered mentorship, promoted gender equity and contributed significantly to the advancement of women at VU.
Apr. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit two proposals for the VentureWell Spring 2021 Faculty Grants Program – Sustainable Design application cycle. VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate a diverse and inclusive pipeline of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and create lasting impact.