Aug. 29, 2019—Actor, activist and former pro athlete Terry Crews will lead off the 2019-20 Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Monday, Sept. 9. The theme of the fall series is "Culture of Respect; Culture of Caring."
Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.
May. 30, 2018—Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt's Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.
Apr. 10, 2018—Former Vice President Joe Biden’s message to a packed Langford Auditorium on Tuesday revolved around two themes: a call for bipartisanship and a plea for Americans to remember who they are.
Mar. 30, 2018—Free tickets to the April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden in Langford Auditorium sold out almost instantly when they were released March 28. To provide more members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities with an opportunity to view the event live, the university has established two overflow viewing options.
Oct. 20, 2016—Father Patrick Desbois, a Roman Catholic priest who has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, will give the keynote address Tuesday, Oct. 25, for Vanderbilt's Holocaust Lecture Series.
Sep. 11, 2014—Bill Nye, a popular scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor, will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee.
Apr. 3, 2014—New construction and the start of a new substantial academic venture capital fund were among the topics brought up by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during his address at Spring Faculty Assembly.
Apr. 27, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and...
Mar. 16, 2012—IMPACT Symposium will take place March 19-21. This year’s theme is “Rise of the Rest: What is the Future of American Foreign Policy?” Delivering public lectures will be United States Sen. Lamar Alexander; retired Gen. Wesley Clark; Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor who has served as ambassador to Singapore and China and was a...
Feb. 27, 2012—Great Performances at Vanderbilt will present a production by The Acting Company of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Wednesday, Feb. 29. The 7:30 p.m. performance will be held in Langford Auditorium. “The Acting Company endures as the major touring classical theater in the U.S.,” according to The New York Times. Acting Company director Rob Melrose says...