Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens
Sep. 20, 2018—James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.
Sep. 20, 2018—Three "USA Today" journalists who won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the impact of building a wall alongside the U.S. border with Mexico will speak Oct. 3 at the John Seigenthaler Center.
Sep. 18, 2018—Eight Vanderbilt professors who are the university’s newest endowed chair holders were celebrated during a ceremony on Monday at the Student Life Center attended by their colleagues, family members and donors.
Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.
Aug. 31, 2018—The Rev. Beverly A. Asbury, who worked tirelessly as Vanderbilt's first chaplain to eliminate racial- and religious-based hatred and to promote inclusion and respect for others, has died.
Aug. 29, 2018—Reading award-winning news stories in "The New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal" is now easier, thanks to a News Desk portal just added to the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries homepage.
Aug. 27, 2018—Danielle Allen, a political theorist who has written a family memoir about the life and tragic death of her previously incarcerated first cousin, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture Thursday, Aug. 30.
Aug. 17, 2018—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt will offer fall classes about life on Mars, the 2018 midterms, American gun culture, and an Oz Arts production on human connections to the environment.
Aug. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt University is seeking a preservationist who would be the recipient of a Midtown Queen Anne-style house in exchange for moving and saving it.
Aug. 8, 2018—The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will perform "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" through Sept. 9 at Centennial Park, with significant support from Vanderbilt and other community partners.
Aug. 7, 2018—The "Impossible Burger" and other plant-based dining choices along with sustainable packaging are improvements that Campus Dining customers can look forward to in the new school year.