Vanderbilt Trending Stories Archives
Feb. 15, 2016—Frank Dobson's new role will facilitate the integration of the mission and programming of the Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence with that of the Black Cultural Center as Vanderbilt seeks to address issues of diversity, inclusion and intercultural sensitivity.
Feb. 10, 2016—Three Vanderbilt alumni--the co-founder of a digital innovation company, the founder of a creative services agency specializing in crowdfunding, and an education reformer--have been named to Forbes' “30 Under 30” list.
Jan. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt University Distinguished Visiting Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will discuss Meacham’s latest book, "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," on Feb. 15 in the next installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.
Jan. 28, 2016—The Office of Space and Facilities Planning reports that construction blasting has resumed at the Village 21 project at the corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 21st Avenue South.
Jan. 28, 2016—Author and alumnus Robert Penn Warren's impact on civil rights is among the topics of a Feb. 10 panel discussion with '60s activists Robert Moses and Ruth Turner Perot along with the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith Jr., pastor of the historic First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill.
Jan. 25, 2016—The first in a series of town hall meetings to gather input from staff on how to create a more diverse and inclusive community at Vanderbilt was held Jan. 21.
Jan. 21, 2016—The "Vanderbilt Historical Review" is online and ready for readers, with a semiannual publication schedule planned from now on.
Nominations due Feb. 8 for Johnson Award recognizing faculty leadership in equity, diversity and inclusion
Jan. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced the establishment of the Joseph A. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor Award, to be given annually beginning at the 2016 Spring Faculty Assembly. The award will recognize a faculty member whose contributions have enhanced equity, diversity and inclusion in the university’s academic endeavors.
Jan. 13, 2016—Barb Carroll's appointment as the university's new chief HR officer brings her back to her alma mater and the place where her HR career began. MyVU sat down with Carroll last week to ask her five questions.
Jan. 12, 2016—Environmental experts from a variety of fields will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for three public events this spring to discuss and respond to Pope Francis' letter on climate change.