First class of students submits formal Immersion Vanderbilt proposals, achieving milestone for the program
Apr. 2, 2021—The Vanderbilt Class of 2023 reached an important milestone for the university on April 1, when students submitted their first formal Immersion Vanderbilt plan proposals.
Mar. 29, 2021—As students enter the final month of classes for the spring 2021 semester, they are invited to join the Center for Student Wellbeing’s virtual meditation sessions featuring Vice Provost Vanessa Beasley and Assistant Provost Jill Stratton. The meditation series occurs every Friday at 8:30 a.m. CT through April 30.
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. 8, 2021—Caring for your mental wellness affects every part of your life by reducing stress and anxiety, increasing resilience, building self-awareness and simply making you feel better. The Student Care Network shares 12 mindful things you can do to support your health and wellness.
Jan. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt University has announced the addition of an undergraduate minor in data science beginning with the fall 2021 term. The new trans-institutional, interdisciplinary data science minor will be shared by all four undergraduate schools and colleges, and students will be able to begin declaring the minor this spring.
Jan. 22, 2021—On the heels of the launch of The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, several Vanderbilt University faculty have been tapped for their expertise relevant to the Biden administration’s transition, the presidential inaugural address and the predominant theme of unity in America.
Jan. 20, 2021—Franklin Ellis Jr., who has devoted his career in higher education to helping students of diverse backgrounds and identities succeed at the university level, is the new director of the Vanderbilt Posse Scholar Program.
Jan. 15, 2021—Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty, has been named president-elect of the Rhetoric Society of America. She will begin her term as president of the scholarly association in July 2022.
Jan. 6, 2021—Vanderbilt’s residential colleges and experiential learning offices are offering virtual programming and events for students in advance of the start of the spring semester.
Dec. 11, 2020—As Vanderbilt continues planning for the spring semester, faculty members have started brainstorming additional ways to support students amid an altered academic calendar designed to limit the potential spread of COVID-19.
Dec. 4, 2020—The Office of the Provost has approved four additional in-class reading days for the spring 2021 semester to encourage self-care and avoid burnout during these extraordinary times.