Oct. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt fully supports robust civic engagement by its students, faculty and staff, and as Election Day approaches, encourages all eligible members of the university community to exercise their right to vote. Vanderbilt is making a number of resources available to assist the community in participating in the democratic process; however, university resources or one’s Vanderbilt affiliation may not be used to support or oppose any candidate for public office.
Oct. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt University has announced the University Diversity Council members for 2020-21. Formed last year, the council advocates for equity, diversity and inclusion across all areas of Vanderbilt.
Oct. 28, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt University Information Technology is sharing tips for staying safe and secure online. Since the creation of email, scammers have used phishing attacks to trick victims into revealing sensitive information.
Oct. 28, 2020—Retired FBI Special Agent Scott Augenbaum will deliver the School of Engineering’s 2020 Schmidt Family Digital Technologies Lecture, “Cybercrime: How To Prepare So You Don’t Become The Next Victim,” on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. The lecture is open to the public, but registration for the online webinar is required.
Oct. 28, 2020—Assistant Professor of Nursing Bethany Rhoten is the co-primary investigator for OUT: The National Cancer Survey, a major research project that seeks to document the experiences of LGBTQI+ people with cancer.
Oct. 28, 2020—From accomplished alumni to first-year trainees, the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health program has brought a wave of support to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Tennessee.
Oct. 27, 2020—Rare photographs of the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., a pivotal figure in the history of the civil rights movement and Vanderbilt University, have been acquired by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.
Oct. 27, 2020—When changes to how we work, discover and learn seem to come on a daily basis, we must still find time to pause and consider how best to invest in supporting Vanderbilt's mission and our future, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in the October edition of "The Open Dore."
Oct. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt’s residential colleges will present a live reading of "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine on Sunday, Nov. 1. The reading will feature six Vanderbilt undergraduate students and is part of the faculty-led series, Stories of Race and Identity.
Oct. 26, 2020—New Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Rick Sando is interested in how neural circuits carry out specific functions when activated—and why these processes sometimes go awry.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Vanderbilt community has made a huge effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but worrying signs that resolve is slackening—particularly among undergraduate students—are a reminder that everyone must continue to stay strong to stay together.
Oct. 26, 2020—Frank P. Grisham, who led the Vanderbilt library from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, a time that included the establishment of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive and the transition of the libraries after the merger with George Peabody College for Teachers, died Oct. 9. He was 92.