Jun. 8, 2021—The Vanderbilt Rocket Team placed second in the Launch Division of the 2021 NASA Student Launch Competition. The Vanderbilt team also won NASA’s Educational Engagement Award for their innovative virtual rocketry workshops for school students.
Jun. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt’s University Staff Advisory Council recognized its members for their service and celebrated the resiliency and commitment of university staff over the past academic year during the council’s year-end meeting on June 8.
Vanderbilt Poll: Tennesseans split along party lines on vaccines, 2020 election and ‘cancel culture’
Jun. 8, 2021—Divisive party politics continue to dominate attitudes among Tennessee residents on key social issues, including the state’s response to COVID-19, willingness to get vaccinated and questions about whether the 2020 presidential election was “stolen,” according to the latest Vanderbilt University poll.
Jun. 7, 2021—As One Vanderbilt, we must stand with each and every member of our Jewish community, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion André Churchwell in a message to the Vanderbilt community.
Vanderbilt faculty collaborate to develop tools for teaching personal geography and spatial awareness
Jun. 7, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt and Georgia State University researchers has developed publicly available resources for teaching personal geography and critical spatial inquiry. They recently launched a public website offering teaching frameworks and curricular tools for educators.
Maternal health expert wins NIH grant to study disparity in cesarean births among Black and white women
Jun. 7, 2021—Assistant Professor of Nursing Jeremy Neal has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies.
Jun. 7, 2021—Vanderbilt beat Georgia Tech in 11 innings in a game that stretched to early Monday morning to advance in the NCAA tournament. The Commodores will next host East Carolina at Hawkins Field in a three-game Super Regional series.
Jun. 4, 2021—Emmanuele DiBenedetto, a retired mathematics professor who made significant contributions to the understanding of partial differential equations, has died after a 15-month struggle with cancer.
Jun. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt global safety and security manager Andrea Bordeau has been named director of global safety and security, and the Office of Global Safety is now positioned within the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs to facilitate greater support and resources for faculty, staff and students engaged in Vanderbilt-sponsored travel.
Jun. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt alumnae Brianne Berry, BA’17, May Braverman, BA’17, Jessica Moore, BA’15, and Abigail Wei, BA’18, have each been awarded 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowships. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares outstanding young people for foreign service careers.
Jun. 4, 2021—Join the Golden Dores on Saturday, June 12, when the Vanderbilt University affinity group will host its first social event at Nashville's Fort Negley. The Golden Dores is for employees 50 years and more who hope to gain camaraderie and help each other through this fun yet challenging time in their lives.
Jun. 3, 2021—To gain insight on the needs of Vanderbilt commuters, WeGo Public Transit and MoveVU will co-host a virtual forum from noon to 1 p.m. CT Wednesday, June 9. The event is open to all.