Apr. 19, 2018—Bike Too VU is a Vanderbilt group working to establish a bike commuting mentoring program among faculty, staff, employees and students on campus, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 19, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Peabody Library's Fireside Reading Room. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
Apr. 19, 2018—Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver the School of Medicine's next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture with the topic is "Genetic Interrogation of Neural Circuit Mechanisms for Pain."
Apr. 19, 2018—It's been 20 years since an F-3 tornado hit Nashville's urban core in April 1998, making this month a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather safety procedures.
Apr. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff gathered for the unique dinner experience designed to challenge participants’ perceptions, build empathy and break down social barriers.
Apr. 19, 2018—More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the final Vanderbilt transit forum April 17. Panelists included State Sen. Jeff Yarbro and former Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell.
Apr. 19, 2018—Eleven students shared stories about their first-year Vanderbilt experiences with Nashville poets, and the conversations were transformed into meaningful poems during a literary arts seminar.
Apr. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt sophomore John Augenstein was named the SEC Co-Golfer of the Week after capturing his first collegiate title last weekend in the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee.
Apr. 19, 2018—Lead your team through change effectively with Executive Education at the Owen Graduate School of Management.
Apr. 18, 2018—Elizabeth Lee identifies as many things. She’s a mechanical engineering major, a proud Asian American, and a woman working in the STEM fields. To give a clearer voice to these identities, Lee created a web comic called “Existing Quietly, Living Loudly.”
Apr. 18, 2018—Do you have a swimmer, between ages 6-17, who is interested in joining a summer swim team? Dive into the summer with the AquaDores swim team. Registration for AquaDores is available online now at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.
Apr. 18, 2018—What’s the most important thing for people just out of prison? What’s the hardest thing to find for people just out of prison? If you guessed “a job” for both, you’re right. A new University Course on social change and social entrepreneurship looks at how local nonprofit Project Return helps bridge the gap between prison and long-term employment. HOD Professor Paul Speer and Associate Professor of Sociology Richard Pitt write about what they are teaching and learning in this VU BreakThru blog post. Read more about University Courses and other internal faculty funding programs—including TIPs grants, Research Scholar Grants and Discovery Grants —at the VU BreakThru blog.