Feb. 26, 2018—The second installment of the spring transit forum series, held Feb. 23, featured four Vanderbilt professors sharing findings that brought further context to Nashville's proposed transit plan.
Feb. 23, 2018—Nashville's thriving sports scene, 21st-century American cities and the latest brain research are among the spring 2018 classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
Feb. 1, 2018—A standing room only crowd of students, faculty, staff and community members filled the multipurpose room in Kissam Center Tuesday, Jan. 30 to learn more about Nashville's proposed transit plan.
Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Office of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations and the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency will host a lunch-and-learn event Tuesday, Jan. 30, discussing Nashville’s proposed transit plan.
Dec. 4, 2017—In partnership with The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University presents “Food for Thought,” a series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The Dec. 12 session, inspired by the exhibition "Nick Cave: Feat.," will delve into how contemporary performance art can offer powerful and transformative opportunities for communities.
Nov. 10, 2017—In this special evening Lunch Box event, we will enjoy Mark Cabus’ one-man performance of the Charles Dickens classic novella A Christmas Carol. In this one-hour version, Cabus plays 18 different parts, acting as both the narrator and the characters that have come to signify the holiday season.
Aug. 4, 2017—Architectural treasures, Broadway plays on film, and a first-time preview of a Nashville Ballet performance are among the rich subjects offered this fall by Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Jul. 14, 2017—For the first time, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt is offering a series of classes taught by Fisk University faculty on the Fisk campus.
Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.
Aug. 30, 2016—Betty Chiles Nixon, a pioneering civil and women's rights activist who left a lasting mark on Vanderbilt University, its surrounding neighborhoods and the community, died Aug. 29.
Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.
Jun. 16, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told civic leaders this week that the missions of Vanderbilt University – discovery, excellence and diversity — mirror those of Nashville, and the two institutions are each made stronger by that relationship.