Feb. 23, 2010—Watch video of the symposium "Vanderbilt and the Nashville Sit-In Movement: A 50-Year Retrospective."
Feb. 23, 2010—The Vanderbilt Political Review, a non-partisan political journal run entirely by Vanderbilt undergraduate students, will host the first Nashville Intercollegiate Activism Conference on Feb. 27. The one-day conference will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Nashville civil rights sit-ins and will examine how students were able to defeat segregation as well as how students can be involved in social change today.
Feb. 12, 2010—Paintings by 11 artists "exploring the use of color, the development of space" make up The Painters Eye exhibit, which opens with a reception Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 12, 2010—While most are trying to keep warm during one of the coldest winters the Southeast has seen in years, The Music Group at Vanderbilt University is gearing up for its Rites of Spring Music Festival Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24. This year's line up includes Drake, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Phoenix and Passion Pit.
Feb. 9, 2010—The 50th anniversary of the Nashville sit-ins, which were an early civil rights movement success and a critical time in the life of Vanderbilt University, will be observed with a symposium featuring some of its participants.
Feb. 4, 2010—In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the Department of Biological Sciences and the Law School at Vanderbilt University are jointly sponsoring a panel discussion about the famous naturalist's life and research.
Dec. 14, 2009—Video: Rock Band competition sponsored by the Curb Center.
Nov. 24, 2009—The Schola Pacis, Nashville's male a cappella group, will present the 129-year-old program Festival of Lessons and Carols Dec. 13 at Benton Chapel on the campus of Vanderbilt University.
Oct. 15, 2009—Five Vanderbilt University alumni who have distinguished themselves through a variety of careers – including public servant, journalist and humorist – and have made significant contributions as staff members of the university's student media – will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 16, 2009.