Vanderbilt Trending Stories Archives
Dec. 11, 2017—The 2018 edition of Forbes "30 Under 30" recognized two Vanderbilt alumni: Garrett Speigel, BE’10, co-founder of Standard Cyborg; and Drew Silverstein, BMus’11, co-founder and CEO of Amper Music.
Dec. 7, 2017—Plant Operations will implement distress calls and other methods in an effort to drive roosting birds from campus. As in previous years, humane methods of dispersal will be used to frighten the birds away without causing harm.
Dec. 4, 2017—The Southeastern Conference honored Vanderbilt and league legends Godfrey Dillard and Perry Wallace Friday in Atlanta with the SEC's Michael L. Slive Award. Dillard and Wallace (represented by his nephew James) were honored throughout the day along with four football players from Kentucky who were the league's first four African American football players.
Nov. 30, 2017—British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will receive Vanderbilt's prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2018, when she will address graduating seniors and their families during Senior Day.
Nov. 30, 2017—Kyle Becker works on curing cancer at Vanderbilt, but his hobby of playing along with a game show landed him on television.
Nov. 29, 2017—"Hollywood's Gender Problem," a Belcourt Theatre three-part seminar, will be led by Arts and Science professors Bonnie Dow, Claire Sisco King and Jennifer Fay three Saturdays—December 2, 9 and 16.
Nov. 26, 2017—Get your free turkey, tofurkey or oven mitt at Vanderbilt University's annual Turkey Toss on Dec. 15 from 6 a.m. to midnight at Langford Auditorium.
Nov. 26, 2017—Statement by Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the House tax reform package: “We fully support efforts to provide relief to the middle class through simplifying our complicated tax code and stimulating our economy, but we do not think it is in our nation’s best interest to do...
Nov. 22, 2017—Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion Friday, Dec. 8, titled “Life After Sports: Giving Back.” Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director David Williams will moderate the event at Vanderbilt's McGugin Center.
Nov. 17, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente has named a new committee of faculty and staff members focused on developing the programmatic vision for Vanderbilt’s College Halls.