Jun. 6, 2018—Forgetting to pay a traffic ticket is just one of the little-known things that could make it harder to vote, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper told those attending a five-day institute at Vanderbilt designed to engage the community on racial justice.
May. 30, 2018—Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt's Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.
Nov. 6, 2017—Experts from disciplines including divinity, education, law, medicine and nursing will come together at Vanderbilt Nov. 10 to collaborate strategically on achieving racial justice.
Sep. 29, 2017—Filmmaker Raoul Peck, whose works include the Oscar-nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro,' will speak on campus Oct. 18, and two of his films will be screened at Sarratt Cinema Oct. 4 and 16.
Mar. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures on Sunday, March 19, in Sarratt Cinema. The screening will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion led by Nicole Joseph, assistant professor of mathematics education.
Nov. 13, 2016—What is TEDx? In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxVanderbiltUniversity, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxVanderbiltUniversity event, TED Talks video and live...
Mar. 22, 2016—Three women who were civil rights activists during the 1960s will reflect on their roles in the movement during the March 24 panel discussion "At the Forefront of Freedom: The Women of Selma."
Jan. 28, 2016—Author and alumnus Robert Penn Warren's impact on civil rights is among the topics of a Feb. 10 panel discussion with '60s activists Robert Moses and Ruth Turner Perot along with the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith Jr., pastor of the historic First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill.
Nov. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt Divinity School student group Students Exploring Chaplaincy is partnering with Project Dialogue for a special screening of Chaplains Under Fire at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10 in Sarratt Cinema. The event is free and open to the public.
Oct. 10, 2014—Think you don’t have time to get vaccinated against influenza? Consider this: Do you have a week to be bedridden with the flu?
Sep. 25, 2014—James McBride, who wrote the National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird," will give the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Oct. 2 at Sarratt Cinema.