Nov. 12, 2018—Temple Grandin, a world-renowned author, inventor and spokesperson about the autism spectrum, will participate in a daylong conference in Nashville on Nov. 29, capped off with a keynote and conversation with Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
Nov. 7, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of the recently launched Chancellor’s Book Club on Monday, Nov. 12, to discuss “A Place for Us” by Fatima Mirza. The November book, “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah, is the topic for a Thursday, Nov. 29, discussion.
Nov. 2, 2018—Would you feel differently about learning your risk for cancer if there were a 5 percent chance of your genetic information being leaked? That was the opening question posed by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, an oncologist and preeminent science communicator, to the large audience attending the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Thursday evening.
Nov. 2, 2018—Janet Roberts, facilities manager for Peabody College, and Sandra Bell, human resources technician for Army ROTC, are the latest recipients of the Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Award.
Oct. 29, 2018—“Our deepest sympathies go out to the loved ones of all those who were hurt or lost their lives during the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Our thoughts are with the entire Jewish community. We condemn this horrific act of anti-Semitism, violence and hate in the strongest terms,” Chancellor Nicholas S....
Oct. 23, 2018—The Association of American Universities has elected Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as chair of its board of directors.
Oct. 18, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a gathering of the recently launched Chancellor’s Book Club on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to discuss "A Place for Us" by Fatima Mirza. Free copies of the book are available for up to 50 students, faculty and staff who plan to attend the event.
Oct. 16, 2018—Siddhartha Mukherjee will discuss his latest work, "The Gene: An Intimate History," at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Langford Auditorium as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.
Oct. 10, 2018—Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Media Arts Jonathan Waters’ fierce commitment to helping students from all walks of life achieve success in the arts was among several reasons he was awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Cup on Tuesday.