Author: Princine Lewis
Aug. 11, 2011—Is your Vanderbilt organization or department planning to observe the anniversary in a formal way? Please let us know.
Jun. 8, 2011—To accommodate media trucks from ESPN for the nationally televised Super Regional round of the NCAA Baseball Tournament, Jess Neely Drive will be closed to through traffic June 9 and 10.
May. 23, 2011—Daniel Swinton, Vanderbilt University assistant dean of students and director of the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, has been elected president of the Association of Student Conduct Administration, an organization of about 1,700 student conduct professionals representing more than 700 colleges and universities around the country. He will serve as president until February...
May. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its support of volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.
May. 13, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the Founder’s Medals to the top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools during Commencement on Friday, May 13.
May. 12, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver the traditional Commencement address at Vanderbilt University in a ceremony beginning 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn.
May. 10, 2011—Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Thursday, May 12, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.
May. 5, 2011—The university will break ground in May 2012 on Kissam College Halls, two colleges that will each house about 330 upperclass students--a mixture of sophomores, juniors and seniors--and be led by faculty directors in residence.
Apr. 29, 2011—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has named the university’s living-learning community for first-year students for Martha R. Ingram.
Apr. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University officials are exploring a proposal from the government of Abu Dhabi to create a school of education that would train teachers, education leaders and researchers to strengthen the country’s K-12 education system.
Apr. 21, 2011—Starting spring 2012, the first day of classes following winter break will begin on Monday, Jan. 9. Beginning spring semester classes earlier than the traditional Wednesday start will give students and faculty the opportunity to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, while maintaining the integrity of course schedules and program accreditation standards. The academic...
Apr. 14, 2011—Illegal immigrants are finding it increasingly harder to find work, pay taxes and submit tax returns because of tighter immigration restrictions.