Aug. 31, 2018—The Rev. Beverly A. Asbury, who worked tirelessly as Vanderbilt's first chaplain to eliminate racial- and religious-based hatred and to promote inclusion and respect for others, has died.
Nov. 13, 2015—Thomas Merton's legacy as an influential Catholic author, artist and advocate for peace and civil rights will be celebrated at Vanderbilt the first week of December with events that include jazz and poetry performances.
Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) who died earlier this month. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made the announcement April 30 at a...
Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who died earlier this month.
Mar. 27, 2015—All are welcome at Benton Chapel for a short Good Friday service April 3 led by University Chaplain Rev. Mark Forrester.
Dec. 23, 2014—Bishop McTyeire’s original headstone has been installed on the landing of the main stairwell in the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life.
Oct. 3, 2014—The series explores the role of science and scientists in relation to the Holocaust.
Aug. 19, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel.
Feb. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester moderated a lively panel discussion in War Memorial Auditorium Feb. 12 about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy as the document went on view at the Tennessee State Museum nearby.
Feb. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt Chaplain Mark Forrester will moderate a panel discussion about the Emancipation Proclamation’s meaning and legacy on Tuesday, Feb. 12—the same day the historical document goes on view at the Tennessee State Museum.
Jan. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt’s 12th annual Day on the Hill highlighted the university and medical center’s contributions to all 95 counties in Tennessee and offered the opportunity for conversations between Vanderbilt officials and state lawmakers.
Jan. 11, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Office of Religious Life will sponsor a Service of Silent Remembrance for the university community on Monday, Jan. 14, one month after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.