Aug. 1, 2018—Virginia Maxwell George, professor of nursing, emerita, and an early champion of nurse practitioners, died July 26 in Nashville. George was founding director of Vanderbilt’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program, one of the first in the Southeast.
Aug. 1, 2018—Associate Professor of Psychology Georgene Troseth explains how she uses Harry Potter books to make child development more relatable to her first-year Vanderbilt students, many of whom grew up on the wildly popular tomes, for "The Conversation."
Aug. 1, 2018—A “Day at Dyer” is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. and will feature fun activities for both children and adults. One of Dyer’s unique features is “The Star Chamber,” a land sculpture and camera obscura conceived by artist Chris Drury.
Aug. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University can submit one application or the Japan Foundation Institutional Project Support Program. This annual program is designed to encourage innovative and sustained growth of Japanese studies in the United States.
Aug. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University can submit 2 proposals for the VentureWell Faculty Grants Program. The program supports the creation of new or transformation of existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market. The grant will provide $30,000 (overhead not allowed)for a duration of 1-3 years.
SeRenade Program: ‘Parents, Peers and Musical Play for Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder’ Aug. 3
Jul. 31, 2018—The SeRenade Program uses small, group music classes for families with young children with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Families learn strategies for promoting social and other positive behaviors through music.
Jul. 31, 2018—Dear colleagues, Late last night, we became aware that a deeply disturbing email containing racist language and promoting white supremacy was sent to members of the Vanderbilt community. The language and sentiment contained in this message are abhorrent and antithetical to our values as a university community. We condemn this message and the tactics of...
Jul. 30, 2018—The Vanderbilt Television News Archive, founded in 1968 as a three-month "experiment" to explore possible bias in network newscasts, is marking its 50th year of continuous operation.
Jul. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt has launched a national search to find the next executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group.
Jul. 30, 2018—Seven Vanderbilt faculty were awarded microgrants through the Sports and Society Microgrant Program to investigate how sports and society impact each other across disciplines.
Jul. 27, 2018—Twelve Vanderbilt staff and faculty members graduated from Facilities University on July 9. Classes are open to all campus community members for the next academic year.
Jul. 27, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, three times per week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 23.
Jul. 27, 2018—Undergraduates primarily from historically black colleges and universities considering careers in health care participated in two new programs launched at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer.