The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons
Mar. 10, 2021—The Campus Reading for the 2021-22 academic year will be "When Breath Becomes" Air by Paul Kalanithi. The selection was chosen by a team of faculty and students.
Feb. 26, 2021—Continuing Vanderbilt’s commitment to the residential living-learning experience, three new residential faculty have been appointed for academic year 2021-22 and will help support the student learning experience beyond the classroom.
Feb. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt first-year students recently met with Buddy Creech, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program and associate professor of pediatrics, for a special virtual chat to answer some of their COVID-19 vaccine questions.
Feb. 5, 2021—LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter and a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, will give Vanderbilt’s 13th annual Murray Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Words in Common: Mother-daughter duo and writers-in-residence Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams share a deep creative calling
Oct. 2, 2020—Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams are both writers-in-residence at Vanderbilt—Randall in the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies and Williams in the Department of Medicine, Health and Society. And neither is afraid to shine a light on complicated questions around race.
Sep. 21, 2020—When Riddhi Singhania starts her day at Vanderbilt, many of her peers are turning in for the night. That's because she's experiencing her first year at the university remotely from her home in Indore, India.
Sep. 14, 2020—Faculty heads of house on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons are finding creative ways to bring first-year students together safely for meaningful interaction in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 2, 2020—The opening of Nicholas S. Zeppos College marks a milestone in the transformation of the West End Neighborhood, while a completed renovation on the Peabody College campus strengthens its learning community.
Jul. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt faculty and staff are busy gearing up for residential students to return to campus with a host of new interactive initiatives. Faculty heads of house and the Residential Colleges staff are ready to help undergraduate residential students with several new resources.
Jun. 17, 2020—While all incoming Vanderbilt undergraduates are expected to read "The Person You Mean to Be," the Commons Reading for 2020-21, the book will be particularly useful for anyone trying to understand the root causes of inequality.
And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19
May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.
Apr. 13, 2020—Three new residential faculty have been appointed to help enrich the Vanderbilt educational experience beyond the classroom and build supportive and diverse communities on campus.