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Retiring Vanderbilt University School of Nursing dean honored for her service

May. 24, 2013—Friends, supporters and colleagues gathered to honor retiring dean Colleen Conway-Welch for her visionary leadership of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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Symphony plays on despite rain

May. 22, 2013—Despite the event being moved from Peabody Lawn to Ingram Hall due to thunderstorms, the annual Vanderbilt family night with the Nashville Symphony drew an appreciative audience of Vanderbilt faculty and staff and their families. The event was sponsored by Employee Celebration.

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Athletics stalwart John Rich has died

May. 22, 2013—John W. Rich, longtime advocate for the Vanderbilt athletic program, has died at the age of 85.

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Staff members showcase art at Space 204

May. 21, 2013—Opening in the Department of Art's Space 204 gallery on June 13 are two exhibitions spotlighting the talents of two of its own.

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Vanderbilt takes top prize in NASA student rocket launch challenge

May. 21, 2013—The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club has captured first prize in the 2013 NASA Student Launch Initiative. The Vanderbilt team also took home the 2013 Best Payload Design award for the most creative and innovative payload experiment: bio-hybrid ramjet engines that use carbon-neutral, 100-percent-renewable bio-hybrid fuels for combustion.

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New Vanderbilt Poll surveys voting Tennesseans on education, health care, more

May. 21, 2013—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that Tennesseans strongly support charter schools while their feelings about school vouchers are more divided.

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West Tennessee Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce academic affiliation agreement

May. 21, 2013—Leaders of West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today announced an academic affiliation agreement which further establishes a collaborative relationship between the two institutions, now for the creation of new cancer programs in West Tennessee. The new agreement creates a framework for the future development of cooperative programs between Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center...

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No. 1 baseball surpasses SEC record for wins

May. 20, 2013—No. 1 Vanderbilt outslugged Alabama 14-10 May 18 at Hawkins Field to set the all-time Southeastern Conference wins record with the Commodores' 26th league win.

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Desktop alerts added to AlertVU

May. 20, 2013—As part of the expanded AlertVU emergency notification effort, desktop support staff are installing an application called Alertus on desktops across the university and medical center. Alertus will display a full-screen notification whenever AlertVU is activated. This application operates behind the scenes, and has no impact on the performance of the computer. When AlertVU is...

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Women’s golf advances to fourth straight NCAA championship

May. 17, 2013— The top eight teams from the 24-team regional advance to the finals May 21-24 in Athens, Ga.

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Follow women’s soccer in Brazil

May. 17, 2013—The Vanderbilt women's soccer team has embarked on an eight-day tour of Brazil.

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No. 1 baseball ties SEC mark for league victories

May. 17, 2013—No. 1 Vanderbilt held off a late rally en route to a 7-6 win over Alabama at Hawkins Field to push the Commodores win streak to 14 games.

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