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Vanderbilt University honors 28 as emeriti faculty

May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Vanderbilt Zimmerman Judaica Collection: 70 years in the making

May. 1, 2015—A new exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Raymond Zimmerman Judaica Collection is open to the public at the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.

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Helguera, rare book collector and longtime Vanderbilt history professor, has died

Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt mourns the death of J. León Helguera, who taught history for 28 years and donated a treasure trove of books and other writings from Colombia to the university's library.

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Learn about podcasting, makerspaces, more at Library workshop series

Jan. 20, 2015—The purpose of Central Library's Scholarly Communications workshop series is to introduce students, faculty and staff to new tools and techniques in the field of scholarly communications and digital scholarship.

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Make note of modified hours over Winter Break

Dec. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt schools are observing Winter Break Dec. 15-Jan. 2.

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Library to offer lecture and workshop on geographic information systems

Nov. 14, 2014—In celebration of worldwide Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Day, the Jean and Alexander Heard Library is offering a pair of events Nov. 19.

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Future of the Libraries Committee named

Oct. 23, 2014—A new committee comprising faculty and staff has been charged with developing a vision for the future direction of the Vanderbilt University library system.

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Vanderbilt students observe fall break Oct. 16-19

Oct. 14, 2014—You might notice students with bags in hand, packing car trunks or hopping cabs over the next few days. The Vanderbilt campus will be a bit quieter as students enjoy a fall break from classes Oct. 16-19.

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Vanderbilt to host NEH-supported institute on digital humanities

Jun. 2, 2014—Scholars from across the United States and abroad will be at Vanderbilt University June 9-20 to improve their skills in building projects in the digital humanities.

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Vanderbilt Libraries spotlight golden age of sports journalism

May. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries pay tribute to renowned sports writers and alumni Grantland Rice and Fred Russell in a new exhibition.

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Dowell retiring as first dean of libraries

Apr. 10, 2014—Connie Vinita Dowell, Vanderbilt’s first dean of libraries, who worked tirelessly to expand the library system’s mission, modernize its facilities and services, and create a welcoming and engaging environment, will retire July 31.

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Vanderbilt-led effort to build new digital environments receives Mellon grant

Apr. 7, 2014—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a strategic planning grant to Vanderbilt University to support the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education.

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