Author: Kara Furlong
Sep. 21, 2020—National Voter Registration Day 2020 is Tuesday, Sept. 22. Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty are encouraged to register to vote tomorrow using the online TurboVote platform or in person at a voter registration event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Sep. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.
Sep. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt has been recognized as one of the nation’s top universities in "U.S. News & World Report’s" 2021 Best Colleges rankings. Vanderbilt is 14th among national universities, up one spot from last year.
Aug. 23, 2020—Incoming first-year, transfer and Next Steps students were welcomed into the Vanderbilt community on Sunday during Founders Walk, an annual event that marks the start of the academic year as well as the students’ time at the university.
Aug. 5, 2020—Faculty may visit the classrooms in which they will teach undergraduate and graduate courses this fall from Monday, Aug. 10, through Friday, Aug. 21, as part of their preparation for in-person and hybrid teaching.
Jul. 24, 2020—Gauge, the first recruit and longest-serving officer in Vanderbilt University Police Department’s K-9 program, died July 20. He was 14 and a half.
Jul. 24, 2020—The late Civil Rights icon John Lewis is featured in two recent publications available from Vanderbilt University Press commemorating the Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement.
Jul. 6, 2020—All full-time and part-time Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and students can now ride WeGo Local buses, WeGo Regional buses and the WeGo Star train for free using their Vanderbilt ID cards. In addition, these groups can ride the buses and train for free with their Vanderbilt ID at any time, not only when commuting to and from campus.
Jun. 25, 2020—Read about recent faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Diermeier discusses confronting challenges, embracing opportunity in virtual gatherings with Vanderbilt community
Jun. 10, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier reflected on the extraordinary challenges presented by COVID-19 as well as racial injustice in our society—and discussed the university’s role in confronting these challenges—during a series of virtual gatherings with the Vanderbilt community.
May. 22, 2020—Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, an internationally renowned political scientist and management scholar, explores the essentials of crisis management and offers advice to business and political leaders on handling the COVID-19 pandemic in a newly published article and podcast.
May. 13, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente commended Vanderbilt staff for their dedication to the university and discussed the framework for carefully reopening campus in an address to the University Staff Advisory Council on May 12.