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. 31, 2018—At its heart, the search for a new athletics director is about finding a leader who has a bold vision for the future that continues to put student-athletes first, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
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.
Oct. 8, 2018—The upcoming weekend's Reunion provides an opportunity to recognize the achievements of the remarkable alumni making a positive change in today's world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Oct. 1, 2018—We must recognize and embrace the disciplines within the arts and humanities that share in Vanderbilt’s mission-critical search for truth in the world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Hayden discusses challenges facing intelligence community under Trump administration in CLS appearance
Sep. 28, 2018—The international intelligence community is flummoxed by America right now, former CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden revealed Thursday evening in a discussion led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham.
Sep. 24, 2018—Through the chancellor's signature lecture series and partner events like a newly announced book club, Vanderbilt aims to expand opportunities for students, faculty and staff to engage in meaningful dialogue with the leaders shaping global conversations today, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.