Aug. 17, 2017—VUMC has recalled the white eclipse safety glasses distributed at the Williamson County Fair over supply chain concerns. Multicolored Vanderbilt University, Dyer Observatory and Vanderbilt Eye Institute glasses were obtained from a different vendor and are not included in the recall.
Aug. 14, 2017—In response to the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos issued the following statement.
Aug. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the rare total solar eclipse with an open house at the Wond'ry, a viewing party on Alumni Lawn and a weather balloon carrying research sensors and cameras into the stratosphere.
Aug. 7, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews Professor of French Holly Tucker, author of "City of Light, City of Poison," on "The Zeppos Report."
Aug. 1, 2017—The 2017 "Princeton Review" survey asked nearly 140,000 students at hundreds of the nation’s top colleges to rate their schools in more than 60 areas.
Jul. 17, 2017—More than 250 faculty members and several hundred students are addressing a vast range of topics through the TIPs award program. TIPs projects have secured more than $12 million in external funding.
Jul. 5, 2017—The Eskind Biomedical Library will close Aug. 1 for a a yearlong renovation, and updated information on services and collections will be available on the library's homepage.
Jun. 29, 2017—Assistant Vice Chancellor for News and Communications Elizabeth P. Latt will retire from her role as leader of external and internal university communications June 30 after 27 years of service to the university.
Jun. 27, 2017—Dale Andrews, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Distinguished Professor of Homiletics, Social Justice and Practical Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity School, died June 23 after a battle with cancer.
Jun. 21, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.
Jun. 14, 2017—"I’ve never taken a direct shot, but sometimes a puck comes over the top of the glass and hits me," says Vanderbilt photographer John Russell, who also serves as the official photographer for the Nashville Predators. "It still hurts."