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Jan. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Jeff Flake, This American Life producer Zoe Chace and Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Visiting Professor Jon Meacham engaged in thoughtful discussion that drew a capacity crowd to Langford Auditorium.
Jan. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series Jan. 18-21, providing numerous lectures, service learning opportunities and events for the university community. Political reporter April Ryan will deliver this year’s keynote address Jan. 21.
Sen. Jeff Flake, ‘This American Life’ producer Zoe Chace are Chancellor’s Lecture Series guests Jan. 17
Jan. 7, 2019—Fresh from a term that included several highly publicized ideological clashes with the president, former Sen. Jeff Flake will visit Vanderbilt Jan. 17 to explain his hopes for American politics going forward.
Dec. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt senior Sloane Chmara is combining a passion for healthy cooking and happy living into a growing online lifestyle brand.
Dec. 18, 2018—I wish I had an autographed photo of Irving Berlin for every time I’ve been asked, “My nephew (parole officer/cosmetologist/ exorcist) has written a really good song—how can he/she turn it into a hit?” I always respond: “Do you think if I knew the answer to that question, I’d still be a one-hit wonder after...
Dec. 11, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named Malcolm Turner, a proven and highly accomplished sports business executive with a passion for the transformative power of education, as the university’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director. Turner, a member of the NBA’s senior leadership team and president of the NBA G League, will join the university on Feb. 1.
Dec. 5, 2018—Angie Thomas, author of the best-selling young-adult novel "The Hate U Give," will deliver a keynote lecture to the Vanderbilt community on Feb. 13. In addition, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer James Page Jr. will host a discussion of the book on Jan. 31 in advance of her visit.
Dec. 4, 2018—Changing the gut microbiome to beat illness really does hold great potential, but first scientists must answer what constitutes a healthy gut microbiome and in whom.
Nov. 30, 2018—Venus Williams—an international tennis champion, entrepreneur and author—will receive the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2019, when she addresses graduating seniors at Vanderbilt and their families.
Nov. 29, 2018—Watch as first-generation college students talk about choosing Vanderbilt University and how they contribute to the cultural and intellectual life of the campus community.
Nov. 16, 2018—Nia Dorsey is the defender on the SEC Champion Commodore soccer team, but her Vanderbilt career has largely been defined by service.