Apr. 30, 2021—Student-athlete Myra Konte was drafted in January by the North Carolina Courage—her dream team—but will delay her professional soccer career temporarily to continue her education at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day will be celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in the 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact.
Jan. 19, 2021—Vanderbilt senior student-athlete Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play and score points on a Division I football team in the Power 5, has been selected to participate in a televised prime-time presidential inauguration event on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Nov. 30, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee announced yesterday that Vanderbilt University is parting ways with head football coach Derek Mason and will begin a search immediately for a new head coach of the Commodores.
Oct. 30, 2020—On Saturday, Oct. 31, Vanderbilt football will host Ole Miss with a 3 p.m. CT kickoff at Vanderbilt Stadium. Earlier this fall, Vanderbilt Athletics announced a number of new fan engagement initiatives for the 2020 season.
Jul. 1, 2020—In a wide-ranging interview, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier discusses growing up as a first-generation student in a divided Germany, taking the helm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the collaborative culture that has fueled Vanderbilt’s success.
Drones light up Nashville sky in tribute to health care heroes, frontline workers and first responders
May. 16, 2020—On Friday evening, 140 coordinated drones launched from Vanderbilt Stadium to light the sky in formations depicting inspiring words and images in a tribute to health care heroes, frontline workers and first responders who have worked tirelessly in the aftermath of Nashville’s March 3 tornado as well as during the current global coronavirus pandemic.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt Athletics lit up the video board at Hawkins Field on March 30 with a special tribute to all the health care workers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and elsewhere who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.
Picking up the Pieces: The Vanderbilt community helps Middle Tennessee rebuild after devastating tornadoes
May. 14, 2020—In the early morning hours of March 3, a series of massive tornadoes cut a path of destruction through several Nashville neighborhoods and other parts of Middle Tennessee, claiming at least 25 lives and damaging hundreds of homes, businesses, schools and churches. During the days that followed, members of the Vanderbilt community responded by rolling up their sleeves and pitching in however they could.
Apr. 27, 2020—As Vanderbilt students finished up their last full week of spring semester classes through online and alternative learning, a few familiar faces dropped in on some classes to show their support and share advice.
Feb. 17, 2020—Former Vanderbilt standout student-athlete Candice Storey Lee, BS’00, MEd’02, EdD’12, has become the university’s first female athletics director and the first African American woman to head a Southeastern Conference athletics program.