Jan. 22, 2020—The Vanderbilt alumni network is a tremendous resource for students who are preparing for life after graduation. Last summer Carson Crocker, a sophomore at Peabody College, enjoyed a rewarding six weeks at the Dallas digital marketing agency Belo+Company thanks to an opportunity made available by Tim Storer, BE’96.
Jan. 6, 2020—Five Vanderbilt alumni have been selected for the 2020 Forbes “30 Under 30.” The list highlights “600 revolutionaries in 20 industries changing the course—and the face—of business and society.”
Nov. 13, 2019—Seven veterans have been awarded $25,000 scholarships to Vanderbilt graduate schools through the Bass Military Scholars Program. The money both rewards veterans for their service and attracts role models to the campus. They are expected to share lessons of military service with their younger classmates.
Nov. 11, 2019—Effective August 1, 2019, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management began offering unlimited Yellow Ribbon funding for students who are eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program under Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation Supports Veterans Through a $100,000 Endowment at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management
Nov. 11, 2019—To continue its long-running support of veterans, the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation pledged a $100,000 endowment to Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management to help the brave men and women who have served our nation pursue a graduate degree from the elite institution.
Breaking Barriers: $2.5 million grant from Facebook CEO boosts researcher’s investigation into neurodegenerative disease
Nov. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt researcher Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, learned in December that he’d won $2.5 million as part of a wider grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to fund his work on neurodegenerative diseases.
A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Report of the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee
Sep. 18, 2019—Today, we are proud to release a report of the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee’s comprehensive findings, which is available to the community at vu.edu/chancellor-search. I encourage you to read the report, which will guide and inform the Chancellor Search Committee as we move into the confidential phase of the hiring process.
A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Chancellor Search feedback deadline extended to 10 p.m. Sept. 9
Sep. 5, 2019—To prolong this momentum and enable as much participation in this process as possible, we are extending the deadline for filling out the online feedback form by several days, to Monday, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. CT.
Aug. 22, 2019—Each year, Vanderbilt University recognizes those members of the faculty who have just completed 25 years of full-time service. Vanderbilt honors these 25-year veterans with the presentation of a chair bearing brass plates engraved with the professor’s name and the Vanderbilt logo.
A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Make your voice heard in the Chancellor Search
Aug. 19, 2019—The search for Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor is in full swing, and your input is critical, writes Vanderbilt Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans in a message to the Vanderbilt community.