Dec. 2, 2020—Turkey Toss, a longstanding Vanderbilt holiday tradition in which the university expresses thanks to faculty and staff for their hard work and dedication throughout the year, will look a little different for 2020.
Nov. 30, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee announced yesterday that Vanderbilt University is parting ways with head football coach Derek Mason and will begin a search immediately for a new head coach of the Commodores.
Nov. 24, 2020—Six Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected 2020 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Nov. 23, 2020—Because many families may not be together for the upcoming holiday season and winter break, members of the Student Care Network are sharing suggestions to encourage having a gratitude mindset as a way to improve well-being and develop perspective.
Consuelo Wilkins’ transformative public health engagement methods recognized with National Academy of Medicine election
Nov. 13, 2020—Consuelo Hopkins Wilkins, professor of medicine in the School of Medicine and vice president for health equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Nov. 11, 2020—Twenty-nine prominent faculty from across campus comprise Vanderbilt University’s latest endowed chair honorees. They include scholars working in diverse areas—from election analysis and lung cancer research to the nascent field of neurolaw, exploring the brain mechanism underlying legal decision-making.
Nov. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt University and the city of Nashville, Tennessee, have announced a Green Invest partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Nashville Electric Service—a collaboration that will allow the region to take a bold step forward in expanding availability and access to renewable energy at a critical time in global efforts to address the threat of climate change.
Nov. 9, 2020—Adena Friedman, MBA’93, president and CEO of Nasdaq and a Vanderbilt Board of Trust member, will give the keynote address on Friday, Nov. 13, as part of Owen Forward.
Paul Jacobson, EVP and CFO of Delta Air Lines, to discuss impact of pandemic on aviation at Owen Forward
Nov. 6, 2020—Delta Air Lines' Paul Jacobson will discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on aviation as part of Owen Forward. Jacobson will be joined by M. Eric Johnson, Owen dean and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy, for the talk on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Nov. 2, 2020—The Student Care Network is sharing a few ideas to support students' mental and physical well-being as the end of the fall semester approaches.
Jerri Rook is awarded the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s prestigious Melvin R. Goodes prize
Nov. 2, 2020—Behavioral and systems neuropharmacologist Jerri Rook is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation with the Goodes Prize to continue her work in Alzheimer’s disease research.
Nov. 2, 2020—Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, the university will launch an indoor dining pilot at the Sarratt Student Center, Rand Hall and Central Library Community Room, with the intention of expanding the pilot to The Commons Center Dining Room before the end of the fall semester.