Vanderbilt Trending Stories
Sep. 22, 2015—Jacob “Jake” Brewer, a White House senior policy adviser to the Office of Science and Technology Policy, died Sept. 19 in a collision with a car in Mount Airy, Maryland, while participating in a charity bicycle ride for cancer treatment programs. He was 34.
Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.
Sep. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt University and Medical Center (VUMC) faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination event that four years ago more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period.
Aug. 21, 2015—A new and improved Vanderbilt homepage and top-level pages launched the evening of Aug. 20, with a focus on the four pillars of the university's Academic Strategic Plan while also showcasing the institution’s dynamic academic, research and campus life offerings.
Jul. 28, 2015—Tickets for Vanderbilt faculty and staff are $35 each for this year's Commodore Quake, set for Friday, Oct. 23, in Memorial Gym.
Jul. 24, 2015—By participating in a series of photo and video challenges on social media, Vanderbilt fans can flaunt their colors, express their school spirit, and vie for a trip to college football’s title game.
Jul. 16, 2015—An extensive new survey of federal executives led by Vanderbilt's David E. Lewis has resulted in suggestions on how the civil service system can be improved.
Jul. 15, 2015—Spring Miller has been named to the newly created position of assistant dean for public interest at Vanderbilt Law School, Dean Chris Guthrie announced.
Jul. 8, 2015—In late 2013 the Caribbean had its first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Today there have been almost 1.2 million cases in 44 countries or territories, including 177 cases in 31 U.S. States.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt University, the League of Women Voters and NewsChannel 5 will team up to offer an hourlong debate among Nashville's mayoral candidates on Monday, Aug. 24. In addition, Vanderbilt will host a Meet the Candidates picnic on campus July 16.