Nov. 5, 2018—Poor lighting can have a significant impact on a campus' accessibility and shape the college experience of students with disabilities. In this DIVE boot camp, we'll apply the human-centered design process to address the following challenge: How might we improve accessibility at night for the vision- and mobility-impaired?
Nov. 2, 2018—Jonathan Kaufman, a nationally recognized leader in the diversity and disability arena, discussed the importance of businesses, governments and education systems evolving to be more inclusive of people with disabilities during a recent Vanderbilt lecture.
Oct. 17, 2018—Jonathan Kaufman will deliver a keynote talk on Oct. 25 as part of Vanderbilt’s InclusAbility campaign kickoff and Disability Awareness Month.
Sep. 28, 2018—Ensuring that all students, faculty and staff with disabilities, both visible and invisible, are provided with equal opportunities to fully avail themselves of all that Vanderbilt has to offer is the aim of a new campaign. The effort kicks off with a celebration Oct. 4.
Sep. 27, 2018—Anjali Forber-Pratt, an elite wheelchair racer and Peabody College professor, will discuss "The Paralympic Movement" Oct. 9 as part of a new series sponsored by Vanderbilt's Sports and Society Initiative.
May. 16, 2018—A holistic vision for the physical development of campus over the next 20 to 30 years is now available on the FutureVU website.
Jan. 26, 2018—Forber-Pratt is an elite wheelchair racer who earned two bronze medals at the Paralympic Games.
Jan. 25, 2018—The FutureVU team is providing key project updates to kick off a busy spring semester.
Oct. 19, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday featuring key updates about FutureVU. The topics of accessibility, mobility and transportation, and sustainability were highlighted.
Chancellor’s Town Hall focusing on campus accessibility, transportation and mobility, and sustainability set for Oct. 17
Oct. 9, 2017—The campus community is invited to a town hall meeting about prominent updates regarding FutureVU. This will take place Oct. 17 in the Student Life Center BOT Room.
Oct. 4, 2017—Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.
VKC workshops to discuss disability resources related to health care, HS transition, accessing services
Jan. 25, 2017—Disability resources related to health care, transition from high school, and accessing disability service information will be the focus of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Spring 2017 Britt Henderson Training Series.