Jen Ellis, maker of Bernie Sanders’ ‘inauguration mittens,’ discusses ‘Making Meaningful Change’ March 2
Feb. 23, 2021—Jen Ellis, the Vermont schoolteacher who made the now-famous mittens Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration in January and have since been immortalized in countless internet memes, will discuss the story behind the mittens and how she decided to use the moment in history for good in a fireside chat with the Vanderbilt community on Tuesday, March 2.
Dec. 16, 2020—Despite the incredible challenges the semester has brought, we must not forget to reflect on and celebrate our achievements and the progress we continue to make as we face these times together, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in the December edition of "The Open Dore."
Sep. 10, 2020—Student Advocates for Public Health, a new student group, will engage undergraduates in education, training and dialogue to promote the safest possible campus for everyone at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 10, 2020—Career support for graduate students is moving from the Graduate School to the Career Center beginning in the fall 2020 semester.
Apr. 27, 2020—The new Campus Connection Program will offer undergraduate students personalized support and guidance in navigating experiential learning and campus services related to their collegiate experience.
Apr. 8, 2020—In response to the rise of “Zoombombing,” VUIT, in consultation with Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching, has enabled a security feature on Vanderbilt Zoom accounts that will require a password when scheduling new meetings.
Apr. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt and 30 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court's preliminary injunction against portions of the latest executive order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.
Mar. 20, 2017—Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Student Life Center’s ballroom. During this one-hour event, leaders will share the progress made since last October and preview summer plans.
Jul. 25, 2016—Today, SkyVU launches a blog on its website. Posts will capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with Q&A sessions with key project team members.
Jun. 9, 2016—A new website has been launched for SkyVU, the cloud-based system that will replace current e-business services and provide a modern, synchronized environment to allow university faculty and staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time on efforts that contribute to the university’s mission.