Vanderbilt Trending Stories Archives
Jan. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt Athletics sponsored a day trip to Memphis Jan. 14 in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The group of Commodore student-athletes, staff members and faculty visited the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, the site of King’s assassination 50 years ago this April, among other historic sites. Watch video and read reflections on their experience.
Jan. 15, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a search committee comprising faculty, students and alumni from a broad array of disciplines to identify the next dean of Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science.
Jan. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Division of Administration on Jan. 15 will launch a new design for Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability Services.
Jan. 4, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 17, featuring Jelani Cobb, the Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and a staff writer for "The New Yorker" magazine. Cobb's talk is titled “From Louis Armstrong to the NFL: Racial Protest in America.”
Jan. 3, 2018—A program that creates in-depth learning experiences for undergraduate students with diverse library resources has been endowed with a $1 million gift by alumni Poppy and Richard Buchanan.
Jan. 2, 2018—New year, new you … right? If you’re like about 40 percent of Americans, you’ve made some New Year’s resolutions in your time. But chances are those New Year’s resolutions won’t be as successful as you’d like.
Dec. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 4 among private universities on the "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" list of 300 Best College Values for 2018, behind Princeton, Harvard and Duke.
Dec. 21, 2017—This semester, the Vanderbilt community committed to going big and bold for its shared mission, and rose to meet the myriad challenges facing the university and higher education, reflects Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."
Dec. 20, 2017—“The tax bill passed by Congress today rightly excludes draconian proposals that would have made college more expensive for students and families. In particular, we appreciate that Sen. Lamar Alexander recognized the negative impact specific provisions would have on the mission of higher education and worked to mitigate that impact…
Dec. 14, 2017—Campus libraries, dining halls and the Recreation and Wellness Center will observe modified hours of operation while students are away. Vanderbilt University’s Winter Break for employees will run from Friday, Dec. 22, through Friday, Dec. 29, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 1.
Dec. 12, 2017—Community leaders, family and friends of the late Penny Campbell, a Vanderbilt graduate and LGBT activist, came together to celebrate a Nashville historical marker being placed in her honor Dec. 8.