Apr. 7, 2021—April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Vanderbilt Project Safe is offering educational programs throughout the month, including an eight-session empowerment self-defense course, guest lectures from national experts such as Donna Freitas, a performance by renowned poet Ashlee Haze, dialogue with author Mary Adkins about the intersection of class and sexual violence on college campuses, and more.
Oct. 9, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee today announced several new measures to support efforts to address and prevent sexual assault and sexual misconduct, including expanding its partnerships with Project Safe, Title IX and the University Counseling Center and creating a mentorship program that will include alumni and support student development.
Oct. 7, 2020—October is Domestic and Dating Violence Awareness Month. Vanderbilt's Project Safe Center is offering a month of educational programs and workshops designed to raise awareness of the prevalence of domestic and dating violence, the warning signs and the support resources available.
Aug. 14, 2020—The U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX regulations that govern colleges’ and universities’ policies and procedures for investigating and adjudicating certain allegations of sexual harassment, which is defined to include sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct, officially take effect today.
Sep. 30, 2019—The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response marked its fifth anniversary earlier this month with a reception attended by students, faculty, staff and senior university leaders.
Sep. 11, 2019—Athlete, actor and activist Terry Crews shared his personal story as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series Monday evening, encouraging increased respect and compassion for others.
Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.
Mar. 1, 2018—Women are essential to the success of Vanderbilt, and sexual harassment and sexual assault will never be tolerated here, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos says in this week's column.
Mar. 1, 2018—Formed in 2009 and charged with reviewing and recommending campus strategies for preventing sexual misconduct, the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault’s continuing contributions are reflected in a name change for the group.
Oct. 12, 2017—International Education Week (IEW) is Nov. 13–17, 2017. An opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, IEW is now accepting event proposals through Oct. 25.
Apr. 7, 2016—The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response is sponsoring five events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Oct. 13, 2015—Street harassment is sexual harassment that occurs in public spaces. This type of harassment happens all over the world and is commonly experienced by women, gender nonconforming people, and/or LGBT-identified people.