Apr. 5, 2021—Nominations are now open for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence. All faculty are eligible to submit nominations for the four awards to be presented at the 2021 Fall Faculty Assembly.
Apr. 5, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a response score using genetic and clinical information to aid prescribing of the widely used pain medication codeine.
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Apr. 2, 2021—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier credits Vanderbilt’s uniquely collaborative spirit—coupled with a willingness to take bold action when needed—for the university’s strong position after the triple crises of 2020.
Apr. 2, 2021—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier presented prestigious awards to seven academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly on April 1. He also announced the establishment of the Chancellor's Award for University Service.
Apr. 2, 2021—Cleo D. Rucker, who has worked over the past decade to build a strong workplace culture, support employee growth and meet organizational goals at Vanderbilt University, has been promoted to the new position of chief human resources officer.
Apr. 2, 2021—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the inaugural round of Seeding Success Grants, a reinvigoration and expansion of previous internal funding programs designed to support faculty research, scholarship and creative endeavors.
Vanderbilt civil engineer to design tech-driven decision-making and disaster response tools for Houston-area food banks
Apr. 2, 2021—Following massive storms and a major disaster declaration in Texas, Hiba Baroud and collaborators selected by the NSF, DOE and DHS as Civic Innovation Challenge awardees, to develop tech-driven disaster response tools.
Apr. 2, 2021—A virtual event to discuss the formation of a Disability Employee Affinity Group is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14, at 6 p.m. CT. The meeting will be conducted over Zoom.
Apr. 2, 2021—At Vanderbilt, Anighya Crocker found the freedom to pursue all of his passions, double-majoring in voice performance and law, history and society. Next, he is looking toward law school and politics—and maybe a run for governor of Tennessee.
Apr. 2, 2021—Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs will retire and receive emeritus status on Aug. 15, after more than 50 years of teaching at Vanderbilt University. Lachs’ thought-provoking lectures have been perennial favorites among not only students, but also many alumni, who eagerly have signed up for his numerous appearances at Reunion and Vanderbilt chapter events.
First class of students submits formal Immersion Vanderbilt proposals, achieving milestone for the program
Apr. 2, 2021—The Vanderbilt Class of 2023 reached an important milestone for the university on April 1, when students submitted their first formal Immersion Vanderbilt plan proposals.
Apr. 2, 2021—Join Health Plus each Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. for Walking Wednesdays. Enjoy a weekly walk through the beautiful Vanderbilt campus from April through October. Employees working remotely can send a photo to Health Plus of their Wednesday walk with the subject line “Walking Wednesdays” to be entered into the monthly prize drawing.
Apr. 2, 2021—Eating a quality breakfast every day has multiple benefits. It gives you lasting energy, improves your memory and mood, keeps you full for a longer period of time, and can even stabilize your blood sugar levels.
Apr. 2, 2021—Get active in April with Health Plus. Show us on social media how you are staying active in the month of April and win prizes.