Skip to main content

Lectures and events Archives

‘Glenn Merchant: A Red Wheel Barrow’ at Space 204 through Sept. 8

Jun. 13, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art presents "Glenn Merchant: A Red Wheel Barrow" at Space 204 in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center. A reception will be held Friday, July 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Read more


Politics front and center in fight for next Supreme Court justice, panel says

May. 4, 2016—The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February threw a wrench in the works of an already complicated election year at a time of great political partisanship in Washington and the country. On Monday evening, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos convened a panel of experts to discuss the sudden vacancy and the controversy surrounding the nomination of a new justice.

Read more


Chancellor’s Lecture Series event to discuss U.S. Supreme Court today

Apr. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a roundtable May 2 exploring the U.S. Supreme Court’s current vacancy and the controversy surrounding the nomination of a new justice. Fox News' Andrew Napolitano, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, and Vanderbilt's Jon Meacham and Audrey Anderson will participate in the discussion beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

Read more


Heart disease researcher to deliver Emerging Scholars lecture April 19

Apr. 13, 2016—A researcher who focuses on heart disease and "organs on chip" platforms for disease modeling will deliver the second Emerging Scholars in Engineering lecture Tuesday, April 19.

Read more


Author will discuss family’s history with bipolar disorder April 19

Apr. 8, 2016—Mimi Baird had not seen or heard from her father since the Harvard-trained physician, tormented by severe bipolar disease, walked away from his family when she was 5 years old. Baird will discuss her memoir on the topic April 19 at the Adventure Science Center.

Read more


Lipstein to give AOA Ed Hollaran Lecture April 11

Apr. 6, 2016—The Vanderbilt School of Medicine Flexner Deans Lecture Series and Alpha Omega Alpha will present the 2016 AOA Ed Hollaran Lectureship at noon on Monday, April 11, in Light Hall, Room 208.

Read more


Churchwell to discuss ‘Creativity and Applied Physics’ April 11

Mar. 28, 2016—Dr. André Churchwell, senior associate dean for diversity affairs at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will share his personal insights on the role of art in all of its creative forms and its relationship to applied physics in the solution of humankind’s medical woes when he delivers the next installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series April 11.

Read more


Lecture will explore communicating emotion in music March 30

Mar. 22, 2016—Mike Schutz, associate professor of music cognition and percussion and founding director of the Music, Acoustics, Perception and LEarning (MAPLE) Lab at McMaster University, will discuss “Exploring the Communication of Emotion in Music” from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Light Hall, Room 208.

Read more


WOW March 30: ‘Justice After National Trauma – The Case of Cambodia’

Mar. 22, 2016—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, which gives students, faculty and Vanderbilt community members the chance to engage with other parts of campus through presentations on topics that address and open discussion on a breadth of global issues and experiences.

Read more


Nobel Prize-winning economist will deliver Steine Lecture March 22

Mar. 16, 2016—Alvin E. Roth, who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, will discuss “Who Gets What and Why: The Economics of Matching and Market Design" March 22. Roth is responsible for re-designing the National Resident Matching Program, through which approximately 20,000 doctors a year find their first employment as residents at American hospitals.

Read more


Opportunities for faculty, staff to hear prominent speakers, great music

Mar. 16, 2016—Two upcoming annual events will provide Vanderbilt faculty and staff with opportunities to hear from prominent speakers and experience world-class musical performances.

Read more


Booker Prize-winning author Julian Barnes to speak at Vanderbilt March 23

Mar. 7, 2016—Julian Barnes, who won the Man Booker Prize in 2011 for his novel "The Sense of an Ending," will read from and discuss his works on Wednesday, March 23, as part of the Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

Read more


Page 17 of 20« First...1314151617181920