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Feb. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University and 16 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington’s Feb. 3 stay of the Jan. 27 Executive Order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s innovation center, the Wond’ry, has received a $30,000 grant from VentureWell for one of its flagship entrepreneur education programs.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the appointment of Steve Ertel as the university’s vice chancellor for communications.
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.
Jan. 29, 2017—Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the Jan. 27 Executive Order.
Jan. 19, 2017—Eight years after Barack Obama’s historic election as the nation’s first African American president, are race relations better or worse in the United States? Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos convened a panel of political experts Tuesday evening to discuss that question, as well as President-elect Donald Trump’s extraordinary ascent to the presidency.
Jan. 12, 2017—President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated Jan. 20. Several Vanderbilt professors have opinions about the inauguration and transition.
Vanderbilt University explores theme of justice and democracy during annual MLK Day Commemoration Jan. 13-17
Jan. 6, 2017—The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Justice and Democracy? Revolutionizing our American Myths.”
Jan. 5, 2017—As the inaugural head of this new office, McCabe is charged with building out its core programs, including professional development, and overseeing the rollout of the Academic Pathways Fellowship.
Jan. 3, 2017—The new master's degree is designed to prepare students for careers in the Internet of Things – the advanced connectivity of devices and systems – as well as cybersecurity, smart grids and defense.
Dec. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University has received a transformational $20 million gift from a donor-advised fund of alumnus and Board of Trust Vice Chairman-Elect Jeffrey Rothschild and his wife Marieke that will accelerate ongoing development of its residential colleges program, College Halls.
Dec. 16, 2016—Artificial kidneys, gay-straight alliances and junkyard batteries captured readers' attention in 2016.