Dec. 1, 2020—P. Preston Reynolds, a physician-historian at the University of Virginia, will give an online talk, “The History of African Americans in Medicine,” on Monday, Dec. 7, beginning at noon CT. Reynolds will return to join a panel of Vanderbilt faculty to discuss “The History of African Americans in Medicine: Abraham Flexner, Racism and Vanderbilt” on Monday, Dec. 14, also beginning at noon CT.
Vanderbilt awarded NIH grant to continue mentoring and career training among biomedical research graduate students from underrepresented groups
Dec. 1, 2020—The Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences has won continued funding from the National Institutes of Health for its Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity program supporting the success of biomedical graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Nov. 29, 2020—Vice Chancellor André Churchwell, Vice Provost William H. Robinson and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor August Washington will discuss Vanderbilt University's role in eliminating racial disparities in public safety in an online event on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 7 p.m.
Nov. 20, 2020—Falling between the gender and race gap, men in same-sex couples are 12 percentage points less likely to have a STEM degree, research by Vanderbilt economist Kitt Carpenter confirms.
Nov. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt community members are invited to attend an online vigil in honor of International Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, Nov. 20.
Nov. 18, 2020—The Initiative for Race Research and Justice at Vanderbilt Peabody College will host a daylong virtual conference on Saturday, Dec. 5, featuring internationally known scholars and leaders Marc Lamont Hill, Gloria Ladson-Billings and Bettina Love, among others, who will address a range of questions about racial justice as the issue applies in educational settings and more broadly.
Nov. 13, 2020—Several Vanderbilt diversity and inclusion programs are spotlighted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs on a list of disability and inclusion resources meeting the agency’s criteria.
Consuelo Wilkins’ transformative public health engagement methods recognized with National Academy of Medicine election
Nov. 13, 2020—Consuelo Hopkins Wilkins, professor of medicine in the School of Medicine and vice president for health equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Nov. 10, 2020—The next Work-Life Workshop is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, at noon CT on Zoom. The topic is “Navigating ‘-isms’ in the Workplace.”
Nov. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt community members participated in First-Generation Celebration Day on Nov. 8. The event honors the motivations and accomplishments of first-generation students and graduates at colleges and universities across the country.
Nov. 4, 2020—Members of the Vanderbilt community will participate in First-Generation Celebration Day, a nationwide event planned for Sunday, Nov. 8, that seeks to honor the motivations and accomplishments of first-generation students and graduates at colleges and universities across the country.
Nov. 3, 2020—A profile of Monique Nelson-Nwachuku, winner of Vanderbilt’s 2020 Alumni Professional Achievement Award, who is chairman and CEO of UniWorld Group, the country’s longest-standing multicultural marketing agency.