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Peabody Commencement Ceremony 2017

May. 12, 2017—Watch video of the Vanderbilt Peabody College commencement ceremony for graduate and professional students on May 12, 2017.

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VU Inside: Cut the noise! New research making hospital alarms smarter and quieter

May. 2, 2017—VUMC anesthesiologist Joseph Schlesinger is teaming up with undergrads in neuroscience and biomedical engineering to make hospital alarms better, quieter and easier to work with.

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SkyVU Town Hall, April 4, 2017, Vanderbilt University

Apr. 4, 2017—The SkyVU project will transform Vanderbilt’s administrative processes and the underlying technology across financial, administrative and research support organizations by making each less complicated and more efficient, while consolidating system applications and mitigating risk. Because of this project, the institution will be able to provide more robust services to the Vanderbilt community. With the separation...

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From the Moon to the Edge of the Visible Universe: An Astronomy Sampler II with Billy Teets, 4.4.17

Apr. 4, 2017—Through this Osher Lifelong Learning Institute series of six lectures, students will learn about the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse, the Hubble Space Telescope, chemical evolution in the universe, and more.  

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Journey of an engineer turned entrepreneur: WiseWear CEO disrupts wearables market

Apr. 4, 2017—Jerry Wilmink traces his journey from research associate at the Air Force Research Laboratory to founder and CEO of WiseWear, a wearable technology company. WiseWear offers a line of luxury smart bracelets with standard fitness features and added safety features like phone notifications and distress messaging in urgent situations. Wilmink earned his bachelor’s, master’s and...

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The Truth and Reconciliation Project, Part 1

Mar. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School, in partnership with Gideon’s Army and the Nashville community, will host four Truth and Reconciliation Hearings on Policing. We will invite all ethnicities to tell and listen to personal stories of police abuse and dehumanizing local policing practices. Those giving testimony will help uncover the experience of policing, its methodologies, and habits.

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Food for Thought – The Ugly Truth behind Mass Incarceration and Recidivism

Mar. 28, 2017—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on March 28. Part one of The Ugly Truth behind Mass Incarceration and Recidivism. Food for Thought is a community lunchtime program.

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Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education

Mar. 28, 2017—Faculty experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development share their perspectives on education policy as the 100th day of the Trump Administration draws near.  

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“Online Learning Communities: A Vision of the Future of Vanderbilt” with Andy van Schaack

Mar. 27, 2017—Watch video of A “TED-style” talk by Dr. Andrew van Schaack – “Online Learning Communities: A Vision of the Future of Vanderbilt.” Through cross-departmental exchange, Peabody Common Ground seeks to enrich our educational experiences and strengthen our profession.  

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Women in STEM – Lecture and Panel Discussion

Mar. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt University celebrates and explores the accomplishments and stories of Women in STEM fields through a lecture and panel discussion. Keynote speaker and author, Rachel Swaby presents her lecture “From the Center of the Earth to the Stars: The Unknown History of Women in Science”, highlighting influential women from her book Headstrong: 52 Women Who...

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The Embedded Psyche: The Anthropocene, Postgenomics and the Microbiome – Margaret Lock

Mar. 17, 2017—The Embedded Psyche: The Anthropocene, Postgenomics and the Microbiome– Margaret Lock, the Marjorie Bronfman Professor Emerita in Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University, delivered het keynote lecture on Friday, March 17 for the conference organized by Medicine Health and Society, entitled “The Global Psyche: Experiments in Ethics, Politics and Technoscience.” The Title of her...

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