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Commencement 2014

Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Commencement 2014 Address

May. 23, 2014—Watch video of Vanderbilt University's Peabody College Commencement Address 2014.    

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VUCast: Ingenious Inventions

May. 21, 2014—In the latest VUCast: Check out some creative inventions by Vanderbilt students; see how a "bionic man" has ties to Vanderbilt; and learn details about a new academic building under construction on campus. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.

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School of Medicine graduates ready to make positive impact

May. 15, 2014—At last week’s Commencement, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2014 was charged with focusing on developing relationships with their patients and stepping up as leaders in their profession while making a positive impact in health care.

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Nursing graduates embrace chance to improve health care

May. 15, 2014—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “this is the most exciting time to be a new master’s or doctorally prepared nurse because nursing is more appreciated than ever.

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Biomedical Sciences graduates driven by promise of discovery

May. 15, 2014—Most people probably don’t think much about the chemical compound that flavors curries and gives the Indian spice turmeric its yellow color. For Odaine Gordon, Ph.D., who celebrated his doctoral degree at last week’s Graduate School commencement, this compound — called curcumin — has special significance.

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VUCast Extra: Vanderbilt Commencement 2014

May. 9, 2014—Watch as we celebrate the Vanderbilt Class of 2014 at Commencement.

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Secret Service hero Jerry Parr honored by Vanderbilt

May. 9, 2014—The Secret Service agent who saved President Reagan during an assassination attempt in 1981 was honored by Peabody College.

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Zeppos to graduates: Consider ‘the value of opening doors of opportunity’

May. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt graduating seniors got some parting advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on a rainy Friday as they prepared to get their degrees.

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Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 9, 2014—Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals May 9, 2014.

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50 years later, Vanderbilt University graduate walks stage at Commencement

May. 9, 2014—In 1964, soon-to-be Vanderbilt graduate Katherine Gorham missed Commencement because she was in the hospital, recovering from having her first child. On Friday, she walked across the platform in cap and gown after her husband and the university arranged for her to participate in Commencement with the Class of 2014.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Watch: Commencement

May. 8, 2014—Watch video of the main Commencement ceremony. Chancellor Zeppos to graduates: Consider ‘the value of opening doors of opportunity’ View photos from the ceremony >> See all the tweets, posts, videos and photos from Commencement >> Watch video from Senior Day >>

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