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Enjoy Nashville’s Shakespearean tradition on West End

Aug. 8, 2018—The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will perform "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" through Sept. 9 at Centennial Park, with significant support from Vanderbilt and other community partners.

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Save the date: Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory is Aug. 10

Jul. 20, 2018—Employee Appreciation invites you to enjoy an afternoon at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on Friday, Aug. 10. Dyer team members will provide physics experiments and solar telescopes. The free event is open to university employees and their families.

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‘Vandy Goes to War’ exhibit opens in Central Library

Jul. 11, 2018—"Vandy Goes to War," an exhibition highlighting the dramatic effects of two world wars on Vanderbilt's campus, is on display in the Central Library lobby through Reunion/Homecoming weekend.

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‘Joyce Tenneson—Botanical Beauty’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery July 26

Jul. 11, 2018—Selections from two series of flower studies by celebrated portrait photographer Joyce Tenneson will be on view at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery beginning July 26. Summer gallery hours are Tuesday–Friday, noon–4 p.m.; Saturdays, 1–5 p.m.; and closed Sundays and Mondays. 

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Eddie George’s portrait on display at Fine Arts Gallery

Jul. 11, 2018—An oil portrait of former Tennessee Titan Eddie George by America's foremost living portrait artist is on display at the Fine Arts Gallery through July 14.

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Kinstler’s portrait of Eddie George to be unveiled at Fine Arts Gallery

Jul. 2, 2018—A portrait of actor and former Tennessee Titan football player Eddie George by one of America's most notable portrait artists will be unveiled at the Fine Arts Gallery July 10.

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Save the date: Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is June 7

May. 18, 2018—The 2018 Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is set for Thursday, June 7. Family activities begin at 5 p.m., with the performance scheduled to begin at 7:30.

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Senior Day address by Amal Clooney open to all VU students, faculty and staff

May. 4, 2018—The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to hear British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney speak beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, in Memorial Gym. Clooney will receive Vanderbilt's prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal when she addresses graduating seniors, their families and other members of campus during Senior Day.

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Register now for free VU Public Safety teen driving awareness course June 2

Apr. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University Public Safety is teaming up with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Injury Prevention Program and Metro Nashville Police to offer a free Teen Driver Awareness Program at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to speak at Vanderbilt April 24

Apr. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion on Tuesday, April 24, featuring former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham.

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday on Library Lawn

Apr. 11, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival will hold the Bard's Birthday Bash—marking the 454th birthday of William Shakespeare—April 23 on Library Lawn.

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Alum’s research on Byzantine architecture paired with Divinity student project

Apr. 11, 2018—Jelena Bogdanović, a leading historian of medieval art and architecture at Iowa State University, will discuss "The Canopy and the Byzantine Church" April 14 at the Divinity School.

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