May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt Athletics lit up the video board at Hawkins Field on March 30 with a special tribute to all the health care workers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and elsewhere who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.
May. 14, 2020—To date, Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts have appeared in 28,984 media placements related to COVID-19 since Jan. 15, reaching a cumulative audience of nearly 77 billion.
Dec. 17, 2019—Sarena Martinez, BA’16, has been named the 27th Rhodes Scholar in Vanderbilt’s history, and Phillip McGloin, BA’18, has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars Program in Beijing.
Nov. 7, 2019—The newly redesigned Fleming Yard, located between Alumni Lawn and Sarratt Student Center, greeted students, faculty and staff as they returned to campus in August for the start of the academic year.
Oct. 24, 2019—The beauty of Vanderbilt’s campus was on full display Oct. 18–19, as more than 4,800 alumni and guests celebrated Reunion and Homecoming Weekend.
May. 23, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role.
Mar. 11, 2016—The Vanderbilt community is mourning Taylor Force, 28, a student at the Owen Graduate School of Management who was killed in a terrorist attack March 8 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Jul. 31, 2015—The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team claimed its first-ever national title by defeating UCLA 4–2 in the NCAA Championship match May 19. The victory marked only the third time in school history that Vanderbilt has won an NCAA national championship.
Jul. 31, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos visited with members of Congress in Washington, D.C., June 8–9 to encourage members to reach a budget agreement that allows for additional discretionary funding for important priorities such as research and education.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers have received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to design more effective flu vaccines and novel antibody therapies.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanessa Beasley, BA’88, an expert in race, gender and diversity in U.S. political rhetoric, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt.