Mar. 16, 2017—Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.
Mar. 8, 2017—HIghlights from "Driving While Black: A Report on Racial Profiling in Metro Nashville Police Department Traffic Stops" will be discussed at a March 14 Vanderbilt Divinity School Community Breakfast.
Mar. 2, 2017—Directors from the Office of Undergraduate Research at Cal Poly Pomona visited Vanderbilt last week to discuss research and education partnerships.
Feb. 27, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was honored Saturday as part of the Les Gemmes 10th annual Literary Luncheon for his efforts as a community leader.
Feb. 17, 2017—The Caribbean Philosophical Association will honor English professor Hortense Spillers with a lifetime achievement award at its June conference.
Civil rights activist, sports sociologist Harry Edwards to give annual Walter Murray Lecture Feb. 19
Feb. 14, 2017—Renowned sports sociologist and activist Harry Edwards will give Vanderbilt University’s annual Walter Murray Lecture Sunday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Student Life Center.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt's Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has launched a new webpage and series of workshops to support a campuswide initiative to combat unconscious bias.
Jan. 26, 2017—The author of the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction will speak at Vanderbilt Feb. 1.
Jan. 20, 2017—The university’s Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of training sessions around issues of diversity and inclusion for members of the Vanderbilt community during the spring semester.
Jan. 16, 2017—"The Banjo: A Conversation with Laurent Dubois and Dom Flemons" will include a musical performance by Flemons, a Grammy-winning musician, Jan. 26 in Alumni Hall.
Jan. 12, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was named as a "person of the year" for 2016 by the Tennessee Tribune, Nashville's African American newspaper.