Mar. 27, 2019—Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will deliver the 2018-19 Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture at Vanderbilt's Central Library April 2.
Mar. 25, 2019—Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has withdrawn from her scheduled engagement for this year’s IMPACT symposium. Details regarding refunds for ticket holders and a potential replacement date for the event are still forming.
Feb. 17, 2016—George H.W. Bush was the subject of a Presidents Day Chancellor's Lecture Series event featuring Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Bush biographer Jon Meacham.
Sep. 22, 2015—The history of U.S.-Cuban relations will be the focus of Frank Robinson's talk at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 25.
Aug. 28, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is launching is a new educational series that will focus on the complexities of conducting interdisciplinary research and clinical trials that involve behavioral, environmental and pharmaceutical interventions.
Aug. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt University community is invited to attend “Frontiers in Biochemistry,” a new seminar series that will be held at noon on Fridays in 214 Light Hall beginning this month.
Sep. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt will commemorate U.S. Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 22, with a free lecture by Alan E. Wiseman at Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School. Wiseman, associate professor of political science and co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, will examine the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Mar. 31, 2011—Watch video of Vanderbilt Professor David A. Weintraub speaking March 30 on “How Old is the Universe?” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. David A. Weintraub is professor of astronomy, director of the Communication of Science & Technology program, and director of Undergraduate Studies for Department of Physics & Astronomy at Vanderbilt University....
Mar. 24, 2011—Alumnus Michael Burry, the first analyst to predict the 2008 financial collapse, will be at Vanderbilt April 5 as part of this year's Chancellor's Lecture Series.
Feb. 17, 2011—Public invited to lecture series on American politics Political experts John Geer, Dave Lewis and Alan Wiseman will speak during the spring Saturday University lecture series at Vanderbilt University. Saturday University, designed to fill the niche between the single lecture and a full degree program, offers a lecture each Saturday morning for four weeks organized...
Oct. 20, 2010—Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann will speak at Vanderbilt University on Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture marks the official launch of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, which is housed within Vanderbilt’s Department of Political Science.
Oct. 6, 2010—Music and film will play a strong role in the annual Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt University, which this year takes the theme of “Different Speaking, Indifferent Listening.”