Events On Demand

  • Vanderbilt University

    Crisis in Afghanistan: Military and political experts on what’s next for the war-torn nation and how we can help

    The humanitarian and military crisis in Afghanistan continues to erupt after the Taliban’s swift takeover of authority when the U.S. government began withdrawing troops earlier this month. In keeping with its mission to elevate facts and reasoned discourse, the Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy promptly brought together military and political experts, including Lt. Gen. Scott Howell, a former commander of the Joint Special Operations Command in Afghanistan, for a live virtual discussion. Read More

    Aug. 30, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    ’Dores in Dialogue panelists discuss landmark Supreme Court case and harmful effects of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation

    LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni, and the Vanderbilt Alumni Association explored the significance of a landmark Supreme Court case that ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in an online ’Dores in Dialogue event June 22. Panelists also focused on the recent proliferation of legislation at the state level targeting the rights of LGBTQIA+ individuals. Read More

    Jul. 12, 2021

  • Eric Kopstain, Daniel Diermeier and Michael Greenstone discuss Vanderbilt's sustainability efforts

    Watch: Chancellor Diermeier hosts sustainability webinar

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain and distinguished environmental economist Michael Greenstone discuss the series of innovative solutions putting Vanderbilt on track to become the first member of the Association of American Universities to achieve carbon neutrality this spring—decades ahead of the university's initial sustainability goal. Read More

    Jun. 17, 2021