Jun. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will temporarily shut down AccessVU from June 19 to 24. At the end of this timeframe, AccessVU will become the identity system for the medical center and VU Identity will be live for the university.
Jun. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University Police Department welcomed its two newest K-9 officers—Dyno, a yellow Lab/beagle mix, and Brutus, a chocolate Lab.
Jun. 8, 2018—Patrick Abbot, associate professor of biological sciences, recently published an edited volume entitled "Comparative Social Evolution," an updated companion book to E.O. Wilson’s famous 1975 tome.
Feb. 22, 2018—Starting Feb. 22, students will begin receiving the university biweekly newsletter "MyVU." Sent on Mondays and Thursdays, the newsletter contains information about university news, priorities, events and the accomplishments of Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff.
Nov. 1, 2017—Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for the Library Collections Initiative, a chancellor- and provost-sponsored funding program that supports faculty research and scholarship.
Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University has announced to alumni and supporters the Chancellor Chair Challenge, a yearlong, $30 million investment by the university designed to create 30 new endowed chairs.
Aug. 25, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos cemented Vanderbilt's commitment to excellence with initiatives that drive innovation and discovery, unveiling a $30 million investment in faculty at the Fall Faculty Assembly.
Jun. 29, 2017—Assistant Vice Chancellor for News and Communications Elizabeth P. Latt will retire from her role as leader of external and internal university communications June 30 after 27 years of service to the university.
May. 3, 2017—Kids will have a blast learning the how-to’s of boxing while getting fit in this co-ed, non-contact class for ages 12-17. Taught by USA Boxing Coach Tramaine Crook, participants will meet at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center to master punches, blocks, combos, and learn to move like a pro boxer.
Sep. 1, 2016—More than 800 faculty and staff responded to the survey about internal communications—specifically the MyVU suite of publications and HR communications. Overwhelmingly, respondents endorsed the MyVU twice-weekly e-newsletter.
Jun. 27, 2016—To reflect the changing employee communication needs of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective June 30, MyVU will be sent to all faculty and to university staff only.