Sep. 30, 2020—The Faculty Senate, in partnership with Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Tracey George and Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan, will host a series of workshops for faculty outlining the ways the new Vanderbilt Strong Faculty Grant Program can be used.
Sep. 30, 2020—Thomas Aldrich Finegan, a Vanderbilt University professor of economics, emeritus, and a meticulous empirical scholar of labor economics, has died. He was 91.
Sep. 30, 2020—One Generation Away distributes healthy foods to families throughout Middle Tennessee that currently do not have access to food sources due to economic and physical barriers.
Noted children’s author, alumna to discuss ‘Difficult Conversations with Kids’ at next Parenting Group meeting
Sep. 30, 2020—Vanderbilt alumna and children’s book author Anastasia Higginbotham will lead a discussion titled “Difficult Conversations with Kids” at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Sep. 30, 2020—The new Vanderbilt University Perks Program gives employees access to over 302,000 local and national discounts, which can add up to more than $4,500 in savings per employee. Exclusive discounts available to staff and faculty include savings at thousands of hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, theme parks, museums and other attractions nationwide.
Sep. 30, 2020—Monthly health insurance payroll premiums for 2021 benefits are now available. Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Nov 2.
Sep. 29, 2020—Zelik and team demonstrate how a clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and providing needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and frontline workers.
Vanderbilt will allow limited student attendance for first home game, announces enhanced virtual fan features
Sep. 28, 2020—Senior undergraduate students are being given first priority to attend the Oct. 3 game, followed by juniors, sophomores and first-year students, until the limited number of tickets available has been distributed. Students will be contacted directly via email with details about how to get their tickets.
Sep. 28, 2020—The university has announced the Vanderbilt Strong Faculty Grant Program to help faculty continue to make progress in their teaching, research, scholarship and creative expression efforts during the constraints on activities required by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 28, 2020—Decades ago, famed sportswriter Grantland Rice, Vanderbilt University Class of 1901, described how to be a champion. Today, student-athletes like Vanderbilt Baseball pitcher Kumar Rocker, Class of 2022, embody the champion spirit.
Sep. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt University will remain in Phase 2+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan as the city of Nashville transitions to phase 3 of its Roadmap to Reopening Nashville on Thursday, Oct. 1.
Sep. 28, 2020—When faculty head of Murray House Alyssa Hasty connects with first-year students this semester, she's often doing so from a white painted circle on a lawn at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.