Office of Religious Life Archives
New Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence to promote cultural inclusivity, awareness
Jul. 23, 2015—IICC aims to help students develop the skills necessary to promote social justice and to have constructive conversations surrounding differences. Assistant Dean of Students Tina Smith has been promoted to associate dean and will lead IICC.
Apr. 2, 2015—Project Dialogue and the Vanderbilt Buddhist Community will host a meditation workshop at the new zen garden at the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life on April 7.
Mar. 18, 2015—The Chaplain’s Speaker Series will welcome Barbara Brown Taylor for a special engagement on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel.
Feb. 4, 2015—Renowned scholars Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda and Abdelrehman Murphy will discuss the causes of terrorism around the world and the misalignment of terrorism with Islam at 6 p.m. Feb. 8 for a Project Dialogue event.
Oct. 3, 2014—The series explores the role of science and scientists in relation to the Holocaust.
Aug. 27, 2014—Project Dialogue is marking its 25th anniversary with a concert by Matisyahu, an artist who blends Orthodox Judaism themes with reggae, rock and hip hop.
Aug. 6, 2014—The Vanderbilt community is invited to the Diverse Dores Community Jamboree on Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, International Student and Scholar Services, the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life, The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, the...
Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt University offers its condolences and support for faculty, students, staff and alumni that may have been affected by the tragic ferry accident in South Korea.
Apr. 8, 2014—On Thursday, April 10, the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life will offer a professional development opportunity in partnership with the Office of the Dean of Students titled “Transitioning into Adulthood: The Cultural Lives of Emerging Adults.” Patricia Snell Herzog, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University...