Feb. 28, 2019—When Bree Horrocks decided she would pursue her final season of college basketball as a graduate transfer, the 6-foot-5-inch center had conversations with a number of interested coaches. Each time, Horrocks let coaches know their programs would be getting much more than a basketball student-athlete.
Feb. 24, 2019—What role did the Olympic ban on South Africa play in the demise of Apartheid? What made the U.S. movement to boycott the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin unsuccessful? Visiting author Andrew Maraniss will examine these questions at the next Sports and Society Initiative event on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Feb. 21, 2019—June Stewart, who began her career as a secretary in the Vanderbilt sports information office in 1973 and retired in 2001 as associate athletics director, died Feb. 19. She was 78.
Feb. 21, 2019—The campus community is invited to a town hall Feb. 27 to discuss the final report of the Faculty Senate Task Force on University Athletics.
Feb. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team as they take on the Florida Gators on Sunday, March 3. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m.
David Williams II, trailblazer and former Vanderbilt University vice chancellor and athletics director, has died
Feb. 8, 2019—David Williams II, who made an extraordinary impact on Vanderbilt, college athletics and higher education during his 18-year tenure as a university vice chancellor, died Friday, Feb. 8.
Feb. 5, 2019—Coach Derek Mason and the Vanderbilt Football coaching staff will host walk-on tryouts for the Vanderbilt football team on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rec Center Multipurpose Facility. A mandatory information meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the McGugin Center.
Feb. 1, 2019—Malcolm Turner began his first official day as Vanderbilt’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director today, Feb. 1.