Nov. 16, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites undergraduate students to apply for funding to support Immersion Vanderbilt experiences during the summer of 2021.
Oct. 27, 2020—Rare photographs of the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., a pivotal figure in the history of the civil rights movement and Vanderbilt University, have been acquired by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.
Oct. 26, 2020—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has established an ad hoc committee to make recommendations concerning the nature and timing of intermittent “wellness days” for undergraduate students throughout the 2021 spring academic calendar.
Oct. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt is elevating its career engagement resources for students, alumni and employers by making the leader of career advancement and engagement activities a direct report to the provost. The vice provost for career advancement and engagement also will serve as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center.
Oct. 19, 2020—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the next director of the Bass Military Scholars Program.
Oct. 16, 2020—The seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair, held virtually on Oct. 8, gave 48 undergraduate students the opportunity to share their research via slide presentations while more than 130 faculty, students, staff and family and community members listened and asked questions.
Oct. 12, 2020—Katharine S. Brooks will step down from her leadership of the Vanderbilt University Career Center at the conclusion of the spring 2021 semester to further pursue her writing and consulting career.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development will host the 2020 Second Language Research Forum—one of the premier conferences on second language acquisition in North America—virtually Oct. 23–25.
Review of Heard Libraries shows satisfaction with services, offers recommendations for continued improvement
Sep. 25, 2020—An external review of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries conducted last academic year and completed this summer finds that the libraries are well-regarded by faculty and students, and makes recommendations addressing five broad goals.
Sep. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.
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.
Aug. 23, 2020—Incoming first-year, transfer and Next Steps students were welcomed into the Vanderbilt community on Sunday during Founders Walk, an annual event that marks the start of the academic year as well as the students’ time at the university.