Oct. 21, 2020—Franklin Ellis Jr. has been named director of the Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence (OIE), Vice Provost for Academic Advancement and Executive Director of OIE William H. Robinson has announced.
Oct. 20, 2020—Three Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine, the organization announced Oct. 19.
Oct. 19, 2020—"Stories of Intersex and Faith," a documentary in which five intersex people offer insight into their extraordinary challenges, will be screened online Oct. 26 with a panel discussion to follow.
Oct. 19, 2020—New resources for faculty search committees are available through an online learning community and asynchronous resource repository. These resources will support the efforts of departments and schools to attract a strong, diverse pool of candidates and to recruit the best new colleagues.
Oct. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University has released its 2019-20 Report for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion highlighting an array of goals and initiatives currently advancing these core university values and offering a roadmap for the future.
Oct. 9, 2020—Join Vanderbilt's celebration recognizing the ongoing existence, contributions and narratives of Latinx and Indigenous peoples in our society on Monday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.
Oct. 8, 2020—The “Disrupting Everyday Bias” workshops for the Vanderbilt community have been extended through December due to strong interest and increased registrations.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month each fall from October to early November. Students, staff and faculty are invited to celebrate the history, cultural diversity and unique contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with a series of online and some in-person events.
Oct. 7, 2020—New Peabody College assistant professor Kelly Slay's experiences as a college readiness coach for Chicago public high school students serve as the foundation for her scholarship focused on issues of race, access, diversity and equity in higher education.
Oct. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from "INSIGHT Into Diversity" magazine. The award recognizes schools and universities in health care education that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Words in Common: Mother-daughter duo and writers-in-residence Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams share a deep creative calling
Oct. 2, 2020—Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams are both writers-in-residence at Vanderbilt—Randall in the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies and Williams in the Department of Medicine, Health and Society. And neither is afraid to shine a light on complicated questions around race.
Oct. 2, 2020—LGBTQI History Month—a time to come together, reflect, celebrate and educate—will be observed at Vanderbilt throughout October. Events are sponsored by the Office of LGBTQI Life in partnership with others on campus and in the community.