Vanderbilt convenes scholars, activists across generations to examine Nashville’s role in fight for racial justice
Mar. 5, 2021—The Vanderbilt community will welcome a diverse panel of renowned civil rights and social justice activists, journalists, historians and scholars for an examination of Nashville’s role as an intellectual center of the struggle for racial justice, then and now. The daylong virtual symposium will be held on Friday, March 26, starting at 9 a.m. CT and is open to the public.
Mar. 5, 2021—Presenter registration is open for the spring 2021 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase, which will feature student-created projects that are representative of a variety of fields and disciplines. The virtual event begins April 13.
Mar. 4, 2021—The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association will recognize VU and VUMC postdoctoral fellows who have demonstrated excellence in research, service, mentorship and a commitment to the postdoc community, as well as their mentors, with the annual postdoc awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 19.
Mar. 4, 2021—The Data Science for Social Good program is a 10-week experience in which participants work as part of a data science team on a pre-selected project for a not-for-profit organization, Vanderbilt group or government organization. The program is open to current undergraduates and graduate students enrolled at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 4, 2021—Do you need help with Wi-Fi or other technical issues? Contact VUIT—the Tech Hub is ready to assist all VU students, faculty and staff with any issues, requests or questions they may have.
MacArthur Fellow and Berkeley engineer to deliver March 17 Hall Lecture on robot learning and safety in avionics
Mar. 4, 2021—Claire Tomlin, a pioneer in hybrid control systems research, will deliver the Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s spring 2021 John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Wednesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. CT. Her lecture, "Safe Learning in Robotics," is open to the public.
Mar. 4, 2021—Brandon R. Byrd, assistant professor of history, will deliver the next lecture in Vanderbilt Law School’s Dean’s Lecture Series on Race and Discrimination. The online event will be Thursday, March 18, beginning at noon CT.
Vanderbilt launches updated internal faculty funding programs to advance scholarship and research, announces upcoming faculty town hall
Mar. 3, 2021—The Office of the Provost has announced two new internal funding programs, Seeding Success Grants and Rapid Advancement Micro-grant Program (RAMP) awards. Both opportunities are designed to simplify funding models and are meant to have a broad reach across schools, departments and disciplines.
Mar. 2, 2021—A virtual town hall-style discussion about identity, language and gender is scheduled for Monday, March 22, as part of Vanderbilt’s commemoration of Women’s History Month. The conversation about person-first versus identity-first language will be held from 11 a.m. to noon CT via Zoom.
Celebrating 40 Years of ‘Nine to Five’: A Conversation with Screenwriter Patricia Resnick is March 15
Mar. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is partnering with the Belcourt Theatre to host a conversation with Patricia Resnick, screenwriter of the film "Nine to Five," on Monday, March 15. The virtual event begins at 5:15 p.m. CT and is free and open to the public.
Students in Class of 2023 spring into immersion with March events; deadline to submit proposals is April 1
Mar. 1, 2021—Students in the Class of 2023 who still need to submit immersion plan proposals will find many events and resources designed to help them meet this goal. The Office of Immersion Resources has coordinated several events, workshops and informational sessions in the coming weeks to provide the help students need.
Feb. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt will honor the struggles and celebrate the achievements of women of all nations and cultures in March during Women's History Month. The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center, in cooperation with other campus partners, will host a full calendar of events.