Oct. 23, 2019—A memorial service for Luke Gregory, CEO of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, who died Friday, Oct. 18, will be held on Friday, Oct. 25, at West End United Methodist Church, 2200 West End Ave.
Nov. 29, 2018—A memorial service for graduate student Ziliang Zhang will be held in All Faith Chapel on Thursday, Dec. 6, beginning at 4 p.m.
Nov. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will celebrate the life and impact of longtime dean Colleen Conway-Welch on Monday, Nov. 12.
Sep. 23, 2018—A memorial service for Virginia Maxwell George will be Monday, Oct. 8, at the School of Nursing.
Jun. 13, 2018—A memorial service will be held for Nancy Ransom, founding director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt and a champion of women’s rights, education and gender equality.
Sep. 15, 2017—The Department of Biological Sciences will host a research symposium and memorial service in honor of Donna Webb on Thursday, Sept. 21. The professor of biological sciences and of cancer biology died May 15 at age 50.
Mar. 24, 2017—A memorial service for Professor Vivien Casagrande is planned for April 12 in Benton Chapel.
Jun. 12, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares his thoughts on Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. Vanderbilt community members who wish to come together to remember the victims of the tragedy may do so at events held this week at the K.C. Potter Center and Benton Chapel.
Mar. 14, 2016—Members of the Vanderbilt community will gather Friday, March 18, to remember Owen Graduate School of Management student Taylor Force, who was killed March 8 in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv, Israel. The service is closed to the public, and because of limited seating in the chapel, priority will be given to members of the Owen School community and those who knew Force well.
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.
Apr. 24, 2015—A memorial service celebrating the life of Levi Watkins Jr., renowned cardiac surgeon, champion of racial equality and diversity, and the first African American to be admitted to and graduate from Vanderbilt's School of Medicine, will be held Thursday at Benton Chapel.