Sep. 13, 2017—Education professionals from 11 countries will spend the next 10 months in an intensive professional development program at Peabody College for education and human development.
Sep. 12, 2017—A senior rabbi who has worked tirelessly to promote racial and religious respect and a national leader in environmental efforts are the 2017 Divinity School and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae.
Sep. 8, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center.
Sep. 7, 2017—Two of Nashville's most influential civic leaders talk about the principles of diversity and inclusivity that guide the city and Vanderbilt in the 10th episode of "The Zeppos Report."
Aug. 30, 2017—“The Resilient Souls Project,” a photo exhibition of portraits and writing celebrating women’s perseverance through life’s challenges, will be on display in the Kissam Center from Sept. 11 through Oct. 6. The exhibition is part of the university’s ongoing initiative to support holistic and inclusive approaches to mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 30, 2017—Each fall Vanderbilt welcomes students from around the world to our campus and community. To help these students feel welcome and to ease the transition to American culture, International Student and Scholar Services offers the First Friends program.
Aug. 29, 2017—A celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Churchwell Sr. is planned for Saturday, Sept. 9, at the John Seigenthaler Center.
Aug. 25, 2017—Health care providers, community leaders, and faculty and students from the School of Nursing and other area universities explored the challenges of poverty during a recent simulation pilot project.
Aug. 23, 2017—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents “Inclusive Excellence 101: Unconscious Bias – A New Look at an Old Dynamic.” The first workshop for fall 2017 is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Aug. 21, 2017—The Office of the Provost has released its second annual report focused on equity, diversity and inclusivity efforts at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 15, 2017—Dear Colleagues, The horrific acts that took place over the weekend during protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, are another tragic reminder of how much work continues to lie ahead for our nation regarding matters of race, religion and sexual orientation. The bigotry and hatred that fueled these events—promulgated by skinheads and white supremacists—has no place in...