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Faculty Seminar: Why College? – Education and Citizenship in Modern America

May. 15, 2012—College produces good citizens, right? Yes, but not for the reasons most people think. Watch video of Christopher P. Loss’s talk about the role of higher education in defining changing meanings of democratic citizenship in the 20th century, and explain why coordinated efforts to use education to produce good citizens and to remake society during...

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Remembering Senior Day 2012

May. 11, 2012—VUCast Extra: Seniors hear from NBC veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, and remember their place in Vanderbilt history. It all started four years ago… Watch the full video of Senior Day. Read a wrap-up of Senior Day. Storify: A wrap-up of Senior Day tweets, images and posts

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Chancellor urges Vanderbilt grads to embrace complexity

May. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt graduates got some advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during Commencement May 11.

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Senior Day with Tom Brokaw

May. 9, 2012—Watch video of newsman Tom Brokaw speaking at Senior Day May 10. He is the former anchor of NBC Nightly News and author of books including The Greatest Generation. Read a wrap-up of Senior Day.

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Zeppos, Brokaw to address Vanderbilt graduating seniors

May. 3, 2012—The first class to experience Vanderbilt University’s living-learning community, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, will receive their diplomas during Commencement May 11.

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Consider alternate parking plans for Commencement, May 11

May. 2, 2012—The Office of Traffic and Parking asks all University Central faculty and staff only to make available parking spaces for guests attending Vanderbilt’s Commencement on Friday, May 11. Make note of these requests to alleviate parking congestion on Commencement day: Zone 3 parkers Please do not park in the 25th Avenue Garage on May 11....

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Outstanding Vanderbilt seniors available for Commencement stories

May. 2, 2012—Four Vanderbilt University standout graduating seniors are available to speak with reporters covering May 11 Commencement ceremonies at Vanderbilt University.

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VUCast Newscast: Sweet Sounds Lead to Vandy First!

Apr. 27, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Sweet Sounds Lead to a Vanderbilt First! Gearing up for Graduation See Which Veteran News Anchor is Coming to Vanderbilt  

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VUCast Newscast: Do little kids learn from “educational” videos?

Dec. 9, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Do little kids learn from “educational” videos? New research gives answers. Why a Vanderbilt expert says the new Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuits will fail. Meet this year’s Commencement weekend speaker.

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Journalist Tom Brokaw to deliver Senior Day address during Vanderbilt’s Commencement

Nov. 30, 2011—Tom Brokaw, one of the most trusted and respected figures in broadcast journalism, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2012 when he addresses graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day. Senior Day, which will be held Thursday, May 10, precedes Vanderbilt’s annual Commencement ceremony for graduating seniors on Friday, May 11,...

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Commencement moved to Memorial Gym

May. 13, 2011—Commencement is being moved to Memorial Gym located on campus at 25th Avenue South. Because of severe weather conditions the university has determined that it is unsafe to hold the ceremony on Alumni Lawn. The event remains on schedule. Shuttles will be re-routed to drop passengers off at the corner of Jess Neely and 25th avenues...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Commencement set for May 13 at Vanderbilt University

May. 12, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver the traditional Commencement address at Vanderbilt University in a ceremony beginning 9 a.m. on Alumni Lawn.

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