Mar. 5, 2021—Students, faculty and staff walking on campus this week may have noticed new “Meditation on the Go” ground stickers outside The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Sarratt Student Center and most residence halls. The meditation tracks were created by University Counseling Center therapist Heather Boyd to encourage moments of calm awareness.
Mar. 4, 2021—Emily Pendergrass, associate professor of the practice of literacy education, will discuss “Favorite Children’s Books” at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group.
Mar. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt University may nominate one early career scientist and one senior scientist in a field of gastroenterology for the 2022 Innovators in Science Award, sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences. Awardees will receive $200,000.
Mar. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt has been invited to participate in the V Foundation 2021 Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Program. The single nominee may apply in either the V Scholar or the Translational program type for support.
Mar. 3, 2021—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core invites proposals for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 19.
Mar. 3, 2021—Join Health Plus in celebrating National Nutrition Month in March.
Mar. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students seeking non-emergency medical care are encouraged to visit a Vanderbilt Health Walk-in Clinic. The one nearest to campus is in Hillsboro Village.
Feb. 27, 2021—The next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group will be a check-in session for participants. There will be no guest speaker or facilitator—just an open discussion for parents to talk about how they are doing.
VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Marm Dixit—solid-state batteries, a promising technology for next-generation energy storage
Feb. 26, 2021—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Parking lot to close permanently and VandyRide stop to move for Owen construction project, future Walk and Roll Loop
Feb. 26, 2021—Parking Lot 6B, between Grand Avenue and Scarritt Place off of 21st Avenue South, will close permanently on March 1 as a part of the Owen Graduate School of Management Capital Project.
Feb. 24, 2021—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core has announced a new round of Community Scholars Awards for the 2021-22 academic year.
Feb. 17, 2021—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, in alliance with The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, will offer many opportunities to improve information consumption and responsible information sharing. The workshops and events are intended to help strengthen our collective knowledge in creating, using and evaluating evidence-based research and information.