Jun. 23, 2018—Stevenson Center Lane will be closed for maintenance and repaving July 6–8. This is a change in the project's original schedule.
Jun. 22, 2018—On Friday, June 29, benefitexpress will be closing at 1 p.m. (including Customer Care) and will resume normal hours the following business day. In addition, on Wednesday, July 4, the benefitexpress offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Jun. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt University may submit 1 application to the The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's Discretionary Grants program. The Community Foundation is positioned to assess community needs and opportunities and supportquality programs providing solutions. Their discretionary grants are awarded to respond to new programs, emerging needs and innovative services for the benefit of our community. They are particularly interested in grant proposals addressing currently unmet community needs and providing long-term solutions.
Jun. 22, 2018—High school students who completed their research projects through programs of the Center for Science Outreach will present their research at a symposium and poster session July 11.
Jun. 21, 2018—Dean Linda Norman recently took a construction update tour of the School of Nursing's new expansion project. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to open this fall.
Jun. 20, 2018—In a one-week intensive course in June, engineering’s associate dean for research will teach molecular simulations to 44 graduate students in Beijing.
Jun. 20, 2018—The Employee Appreciation Picnic, “Under the Big Top,” was the first independently hosted Employee Appreciation picnic to thank all university employees for their hard work throughout the year. The event featured multiple food trucks with a variety of cultural foods as well as games.
Jun. 19, 2018—A coordinated social media campaign by Vanderbilt's Division of Communications to promote activities surrounding last August's historic solar eclipse and inform the public about Vanderbilt's experts in the field has won a national Bronze award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Jun. 19, 2018—After five years of implementation, iZone schools continue to show positive gains on student achievement while the students in the Achievement School District did not gain more or less than comparison schools.
Jun. 18, 2018—The School of Nursing buildings at 461 21st Ave. S. will be closed 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 5, due to a planned power outage for major electrical work. The school will remain open with faculty and staff working from off-campus locations.
Jun. 18, 2018—When George Peabody College for Teachers first moved to its current location in 1914, across from Vanderbilt, no one talked about sustainability. Yet the idea became a centerpiece of the school’s mission to educate farmers, as well as to train the teachers who would educate the children of farmers. As a result, Peabody became the only teachers college in the United States to open a demonstration farm.