Sep. 11, 2020—Derek Griffith, professor of medicine, health and society and founding director of the Center for Research on Men’s Health, takes an intersectional approach to researching the impacts of COVID-19, advocating for a more nuanced understanding of identity’s role in determining risk to enhance policy reforms toward greater health equity.
Lasting and Meaningful Change: NFL executive Adolpho A. Birch III, JD’91, discusses diversity on campus and athlete activism
Sep. 10, 2020—Birch, the new chief legal officer and senior vice president of business affairs for the Tennessee Titans, recently was named chair of a new Vanderbilt Board of Trust ad hoc committee that is partnering with university leadership to evaluate and recommend policies around equity, diversity and inclusion. Here he discusses the work of the committee, the rise in athlete activism, and his favorite Nashville sports memory.
Sep. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt Employee Appreciation invites you to attend a series of Zoom webinars to learn recipes geared toward employees working remotely and preparing food at home. The recipes on Wednesday, Sept. 16, will be presented by Jordan Rogers, executive chef for Vanderbilt Campus Dining.
Sep. 10, 2020—Student Advocates for Public Health, a new student group, will engage undergraduates in education, training and dialogue to promote the safest possible campus for everyone at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 9, 2020—Vaughan Jones, one of the world’s foremost mathematicians and a celebrated professor in the College of Arts and Science, has died.
Sep. 9, 2020—The university’s transition to the new Vanderbilt Electronic Research Administration system, provided by Huron, recently entered the iterations phase of its implementation timeline after concluding the configuration phase, which took place from May to July.
Sep. 9, 2020—Faculty and staff age 50 and older are invited to join a virtual brainstorming session for the new employee 50+ Affinity Group. Several sessions will be offered to accommodate those who may be interested.
Sep. 9, 2020—Healthcare Bluebook, an online price comparison tool for health care services, is free for Vanderbilt benefits-enrolled faculty, staff and their dependents beginning Sept. 15.
Sep. 9, 2020—Alumni Charleson and Charreau Bell are siblings, business partners, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as emblematic of the culture of innovation at Vanderbilt's Wond’ry and Data Science Institute.
Sep. 8, 2020—Students, faculty and staff can now add their Commodore Card to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and more.
Sep. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are adapting to the current reality of campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic—and learning to thrive and support each other while doing so.
Sep. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University will honor Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17, with a focus on the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution featuring a conversation with Elaine Weiss, author of "The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote."