Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life Archives
Oct. 4, 2017—The Office of the Dean of Students has organized several campus events to remember and mourn the victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas.
Sep. 21, 2017—Students, staff and even some administrators could not resist moving to the beat of the Latin music that filled the third floor of Sarratt Student Center Sept. 19, as guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Vanderbilt’s new Student Center for Social Justice and Identity.
Sep. 19, 2017—Saul Friedlander, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Israeli-American historian, will give the keynote presentation for the 40th annual Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt. His talk, scheduled for Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt Law School, is titled "Where Memory Leads."
Sep. 14, 2017—Join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost Susan R. Wente for the grand opening of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity (SJI) Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sarratt Student Center, Room 335.
Sep. 8, 2017—At noon on Monday, Sept. 11, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity.
Apr. 26, 2017—Shantell Hinton will join the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life as assistant chaplain and assistant director of religious life on June 1.
Apr. 11, 2017—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life will host an ecumenical Good Friday service on April 14 in Benton Chapel.
Oct. 20, 2016—Father Patrick Desbois, a Roman Catholic priest who has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, will give the keynote address Tuesday, Oct. 25, for Vanderbilt's Holocaust Lecture Series.
Sep. 13, 2016—The Chaplain's Speaker Series will present "Public Faith in Action: How to Think Carefully, Engage Wisely and Vote with Integrity" featuring Yale Divinity professor Miroslav Volf on Thursday, Sept. 15. His talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel.
Sep. 13, 2016—How do we deal with loss? How do we deal with survival amid loss? Vanderbilt’s annual Holocaust lecture series, now in its 39th year, is the longest-running program of its kind at any university in the United States. This year’s theme is "Rituals of Memory and Oblivion."
Jun. 12, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares his thoughts on Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. Vanderbilt community members who wish to come together to remember the victims of the tragedy may do so at events held this week at the K.C. Potter Center and Benton Chapel.
Apr. 7, 2016—Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, presents "Interfaith Leadership: Engaging Faith and Philosophical Diversity in the 21st Century" as part of the Chaplain's Speaker Series April 12 in Benton Chapel.