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College Halls to be named for distinguished figures from Vanderbilt’s history

Nov. 12, 2012—As the College Halls at Kissam construction project continues to take shape on the northeast corner of Vanderbilt’s campus, the university has announced plans to name the finished structures and areas within them in honor of several figures significant to the history and culture of the university.

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VUCast: New Show Shines!

Oct. 11, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: The Vanderbilt connection to the new TV hit Nashville! How your smartphone could start saving lives. How music is going to the HEART of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Construction work to affect Medical Center Drive

Sep. 24, 2012—From 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, construction work is planned for the area in front of Vanderbilt University Hospital’s emergency department, affecting three ambulance parking spaces. As a result, Medical Center Drive traffic will be shifted, creating one northbound and one southbound lane of traffic. Vanderbilt University Police Department officers and flagmen will be on...

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos on the state of the university

Aug. 29, 2012—Dear Vanderbilt community, The beginning of a new academic year provides a university community with the opportunity to both reflect on the previous year and look forward, focusing intently on the future. We do so with a great sense of optimism and enthusiasm. While there will certainly be challenges on the horizon, our hard work...

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VUCast: Skull Sessions

Jul. 13, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How country music stars are “lifting lives“ Vanderbilt archaeologist leads students on skull sessions See what Vanderbilt is blowing up!

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Artificial turf installed in Vanderbilt Stadium

Jul. 13, 2012—Construction inside Vanderbilt Stadium is nearing the final stages. Work continues on the new hillside seating, installation of new lights and a new video board, and earlier this week, workers began placing panels of the new artificial playing surface inside Vanderbilt Stadium.

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Blasting begins at College Halls site; adjustments made to West End traffic

Jun. 29, 2012—Construction continues at the site of College Halls at Kissam, the two-year project to create Vanderbilt’s newest residential colleges. Blasting will begin at the construction site the week of July 2 and last through the month of July.

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VUCast: Feeling the Heat?

Jun. 29, 2012—This Week on VUCast: Hotter than hot? Using your phone to beat the heat. Campus construction: What’s new? How presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith might shape Middle East policy.

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365@VU: Kissam demolition continues

Jun. 13, 2012—Demolition of the Kissam Quadrangle continues this week as Vanderbilt makes way for the construction of College Halls. The two-year, $115 million project will include the razing of six existing dorms at the corner of West End and 21st Avenue South in favor of two large, state-of-the-art residential colleges connected by a light-filled central gathering...

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Construction projects will transform campus this summer

Jun. 6, 2012—Noticed an increase of construction workers and equipment in your area? Seen signs that read “Construction Zone” as you make your way across campus? With many students and faculty away, summer is an ideal time to make headway on major construction projects that will improve and transform Vanderbilt’s campus. Some projects, like College Halls at...

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Credit Union to relocate during renovation

May. 29, 2012—The Vanderbilt Employees’ Credit Union offices at 107 Oxford House will undergo a major renovation beginning next week and will relocate temporarily.    

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Kissam construction, Alumni Hall renovation begin May 14

May. 11, 2012—Beginning Monday, May 14, construction begins on College Halls at the current site of Kissam Quadrangle. The two-year project will tear down the six existing dorms that comprise Kissam Quad – located at the corner of West End Avenue and 21st Avenue South – and replace them with two large residential colleges connected by a...

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