May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.
May. 8, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will give the traditional address to Vanderbilt graduating students during Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 10, preceded by a speech from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, who will appear at Senior Day Thursday, May 9.
May. 7, 2013—The design of Vanderbilt’s academic regalia and the colors worn by graduating students, faculty and administrators are significant from cap to collar to cuff. But what does this ornate attire mean?
May. 3, 2013—An exhibition drawn from more than 50 volumes in Vanderbilt University Special Collections that are by or about 2013 Senior Day speaker Toni Morrison are on display in the Central Library.
May. 2, 2013—University Central faculty and staff are asked to seek alternate parking on Friday, May 10, to make as many spaces available as possible for guests attending that day’s Commencement activities.
VUCast: An undergrad’s research to boost learning apps; hear amazing talent in a student recording studio
May. 2, 2013—See how an undergrad’s research is boosting learning apps Hear amazing talent inside a student-run music studio Commencement Countdown! See what’s special It’s all in this week’s VUCast – watch now.
Nov. 12, 2012—Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Toni Morrison will be the 2013 Senior Day speaker at Vanderbilt University. Her address will be streamed live on the Vanderbilt News website May 9.
May. 17, 2012—The Class of 2012 holds a special place in Vanderbilt history as the first students to share in the unique and creative living-learning experience in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Take a look at their journey from Commons move-in to Commencement.
May. 15, 2012—Watch video of Melanie Lowe’s talk that explores the aesthetics of the impossible in Joesph Haydn’s most sublime work. In 1797 Haydn completed what was immediately hailed as his greatest work, The Creation.This enormous piece scored for solo singers, chorus, and orchestra opens with nothing short of a musical impossibility—the sound of infinite nothingness. What follows would...