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Author: Kara Furlong

Kudos: Read about faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements

Apr. 18, 2019—Read about recent faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Flying on to Medical School: Riley Ferguson, BA’19

Apr. 11, 2019—A Facebook query seeking Vanderbilt students who were pilots led Riley Ferguson to two of her closest friends and the founding of AviaDORES, a campus organization with the mission of making aviation accessible to VU students.

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Town hall discusses capital planning for academic buildings in A&S historic core and for sciences, engineering

Apr. 5, 2019—A recent town hall meeting brought together senior university leaders and several hundred Vanderbilt community members to discuss the findings of two capital improvement studies.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Dennis Spann

Apr. 4, 2019—When the School of Nursing celebrated its $23.6 million building expansion in late January, the event capped nearly two years of continuous construction. Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space, was integral to all of it.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

Mar. 4, 2019—Antoinette Hicks, the morning supervisor at Rand Dining Center, says Campus Dining provides sustenance in more ways than one.

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New Faculty Senate blog seeks to engage faculty with administrators, resources

Feb. 22, 2019—The Faculty Senate has launched a new blog aimed at representing the interests of Vanderbilt faculty by investigating and addressing their frequently asked questions and connecting faculty members with relevant campus experts and resources.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Marilyn Holmes

Feb. 5, 2019—Marilyn Holmes is a friendly and familiar face to those who make a stop at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center part of their daily routine.

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Longtime Mail Services staff member dies

Jan. 3, 2019—Bryon Walker, a longtime Vanderbilt Mail Services staff member and fixture at the Station B Post Office stamp window, died Dec. 31 following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 55.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Scott Glasgow

Dec. 21, 2018—As Vanderbilt University’s senior special events coordinator, Scott Glasgow says the absolute best part of his job is “game day.”

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Dec. 17, 2018—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Nominations sought for Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives

Dec. 12, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James Page Jr. are seeking nominations of staff members to serve on the Staff Steering Committee for Women’s Initiatives.

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Lindsley named to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 11, 2018—Craig W. Lindsley, William K. Warren Jr. Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, has been elected a fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Inventors.

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