Vanderbilt Trending Stories
Sep. 24, 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.
Sep. 23, 2015—Wyatt Prunty, the Ogden P. Carlton Professor of Literature at Sewanee: The University of the South and founder and director of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, will read from his latest collection of poems "Couldn’t Prove, Had to Promise" beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.
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. 21, 2015—Tiana Clark, a first-year poetry student in Vanderbilt’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, has won first place and $10,000 in a leading poetry journal’s annual competition.
Sep. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff are invited to nominate a book for next year’s Commons Reading for the Class of 2020.
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.