Jun. 3, 2013—A representative from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee will be at Vanderbilt for an informational lunch-and-learn event on Thursday, June 27. The meeting is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in Sarratt 325/327. A free lunch will be provided for the first 20 people who RSVP and attend the meeting. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the leader...
May. 31, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will be the guest speaker at Parnassus Books' monthly "Let's Talk Books" series on June 4.
May. 16, 2013—Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return for ten years. Through a...
May. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt is a sponsor of the sixth annual Dragon Music Sundays, a series of free concerts held each Sunday from May 19 to June 23 at Dragon Park (Fannie Mae Dees Park) in Nashville. The music begins at 4 p.m. with Centennial Jambands, followed by the headlining act. May 19 – David Olney and The...
Apr. 24, 2013—Learn fun, new ways to be active at the 2013 Mayor's Field Day, a free event May 4 at LP Field.
Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.
Apr. 5, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who will step down this summer as dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, will reflect on American religious trends during his school leadership at an April 9 community breakfast.
Mar. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt University Divinity School will offer a community class on Jesuit priest and poet Gerard Manley Hopkins March 16 as part of its continuing Relevant Religion series.
Feb. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester moderated a lively panel discussion in War Memorial Auditorium Feb. 12 about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy as the document went on view at the Tennessee State Museum nearby.
Jan. 11, 2013—For James Maiello, assistant professor of musicology and ethnomusicology at the Blair School of Music, teaching and research are two sides of the same coin.