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  • Vanderbilt University

    Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute announces spring 2024 grant recipients

    The Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute is celebrating the announcement of its spring 2024 grant awardees. The awards are named in honor of Vanderbilt’s first African American dean. This grant cycle, nine Professional Development and Training Grants and nine Dissertation Enhancement Grants were awarded to Vanderbilt Graduate School students. Read More

    Jul 15, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tiny homes, big impact: Civil engineers tackle homeless recovery project

    When civil engineering students met to choose their senior capstone design projects, they all wanted to work with The Village at Glencliff, a respite community of 12 tiny homes for some of Nashville’s most medically vulnerable homeless citizens that provides a safe place to recover after a hospitalization. So, they created three projects for one client. Read More

    Jul 8, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Graduate Student Council announces 2024 Anchor Award winners

    The Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of the 2024 Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards, honoring the hard work and leadership of Vanderbilt graduate students schoolwide. This year’s awards recognize outstanding service, mentorship, departmental leadership, research and best overall. Read More

    Jun 17, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Opening of Vanderbilt’s Oliver C. Carmichael College completes 12-year West End Neighborhood construction

    The 160,000-square-foot Oliver C. Carmichael College will join E. Bronson Ingram, Nicholas S. Zeppos and Rothschild as the final residential college in the West End Neighborhood, concluding 12 years of construction. The transformation of the West End Neighborhood is part of FutureVU, a framework for campus planning that embodies the university’s core values and holistic approach to its mission of teaching, research and service, while prioritizing inclusivity and sustainability. Read More

    Jun 11, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Study abroad in Africa: A renewed commitment to global experiences

    Vanderbilt students want to engage with the world in meaningful ways, and the university is deeply committed to making global opportunities available to students. The Vanderbilt Study Abroad team is essential to those goals, and they recently hosted a workshop with the School for International Training aimed at reinvigorating engagement in study abroad in Africa. Read More

    May 16, 2024

  • Destiny Rumble

    WATCH: VU Staff Q&A Series – Destiny Rumble, Career Center

    In a series on the Vanderbilt Instagram account, students can get to know some of the dedicated staff who play a crucial role in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for them. This installment features Destiny Rumble, assistant director of immersive experiences and treks at the Vanderbilt Career Center. Read More

    May 6, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University Native Meadow flourishing with collaborative research projects

    Tucked behind the 6 Magnolia Building on Vanderbilt’s Peabody Campus is what might look to some like a lush garden of weeds. In reality, it’s a strategic Native Meadow full of pollinator-friendly plants. Since its inception, the meadow has flourished, and many faculty, staff and students have found ways to collaborate and interact with the space, thought of as a ‘living lab.’ Read More

    Apr 29, 2024

  • new trees are planted in the Vanderbilt arboretum

    Signs of spring: VU Arboretum grows by 35 trees 

    Springtime in the Vanderbilt University Arboretum fills campus with buds and blooms, and new trees find their home across the grounds. At the beginning of April, people walking around campus may have noticed landscapers planting trees in the arboretum. The trees were planted in clusters across campus, including on Alumni Lawn and near Rand, Sarratt and Curry Field.   Read More

    Apr 29, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt students participate in Bush Institute democracy listening sessions

    Students from across Vanderbilt joined representatives from the George W. Bush Institute to share their thoughts and views on democracy, leadership and practicing good citizenship. These sessions took place April 10 in the relaxed environment of the Dialogue Vanderbilt offices. The Bush Institute’s aim is to understand and promote views on democratic values, responsible civic participation and civility—which mirrors Dialogue Vanderbilt’s focus on modeling, researching and showcasing free expression and civil discourse.  Read More

    Apr 25, 2024

  • Seven workers at the Rand Farmers Market surrounded by produce

    Locally sourced foods take center stage at Campus Dining’s Earth Month events

    During Earth Month, Vanderbilt Campus Dining hosted a series of events centered around locally sourced foods, which included the largest Rand Farmer’s Market to date! Plus, over 5,000 community members have enrolled in ReusePass, reducing single-use plastic on campus. Read More

    Apr 24, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Deadline for Community Scholars Award applications is May 13

    The Community Scholars Award provides support for two graduate or post graduate trainees to perform a community engaged research project collaboratively with a community-based organization, during the academic school year. Read More

    Apr 22, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    WATCH: The Wond’ry builds a climate-positive future with Climate Innovation Accelerator

      Led by the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s center for innovation, the Climate Innovation Accelerator is a first-of-its-kind Nashville initiative that engages an inclusive network of local universities, minority-owned/led small businesses, and nonprofits to advance the city’s leadership initiatives toward a climate-positive future.  The second… Read More

    Apr 19, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rites of Spring music festival is April 20

    Young Nudy and Smino will headline Vanderbilt University’s 2024 Rites of Spring music festival. Other performers include Orion Sun, OG Savvy and an opening performance by folk singer-songwriter and Vanderbilt student Amelia Day. Last chance tickets are available for purchase online. Read More

    Apr 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt Sustainable Labs logo

    Vanderbilt University launches sustainable lab program 

    Vanderbilt Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability is launching the Vanderbilt Sustainable Labs program, which provides guidance for laboratory members to reduce the environmental impact of their lab activities. Read More

    Apr 17, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    WATCH: VU Staff Q&A Series – Dwayne V. Elliott, Arts & Campus Events 

    In a new series on the Vanderbilt Instagram account, students can get to know some of the dedicated staff who play a crucial role in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for them. This installment features Dwayne V. Elliott, the director of Arts & Campus Events in Student Affairs, who has worked at Vanderbilt for almost 20 years.  Read More

    Apr 16, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    New segment of Walk & Roll Loop opens on campus

    The FutureVU Walk & Roll Loop will offer a scenic pathway for students, faculty, staff and the community to walk, bike and roll around campus. As part of ongoing campus improvements, a new segment has opened along West End Avenue, boosting accessibility and sustainability in the West End Neighborhood. Read More

    Apr 8, 2024

  • cars in a parking lot

    Parking rates, commute information for 2024–25

    To help you make the best commute decision for your needs, the university has numerous resources to customize your commute plan. View next year’s parking rates and other important commute information now. Read More

    Apr 4, 2024

  • Staff Q&A with Ethan Dastugue

    WATCH: VU Staff Q&A Series – Ethan Dastugue, Undergraduate Admissions

    In a new series on the Vanderbilt Instagram account, students can get to know some of the dedicated staff who play a crucial role in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for them. This installment features Ethan Dastugue, a senior admissions counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Read More

    Apr 4, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    15 years of the Beckman Scholars Program: Providing unparalleled undergrad research opportunities

    The highly selective Beckman Scholars Program is celebrating 15 years of partnership with the College of Arts and Science. Over the years, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has provided more than $543,000 in support of 23 undergraduate Beckman Scholars at Vanderbilt who engage in unique, hands-on, mentored research. Read More

    Apr 3, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Campus Dining celebrates Earth Month

    Celebrate Earth Month with Vanderbilt Campus Dining as we rally behind Vanderbilt University’s sustainability initiatives throughout April. Read More

    Apr 1, 2024