women at VU
Nov. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will celebrate the life and impact of longtime dean Colleen Conway-Welch on Monday, Nov. 12.
Nov. 2, 2018—For four decades, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has been an advocate for equity, access and education at Vanderbilt, leading to a more inclusive and equitable environment for women at the university. On Nov. 1, the center marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration in honor of this significant milestone.
Smith named associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives for Development and Alumni Relations
Oct. 29, 2018—Highly seasoned higher education administrator Tina L. Smith will join Development and Alumni Relations as associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives beginning Nov. 1.
Oct. 26, 2018—Cynthia Reinhart-King, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering, is the inaugural recipient of the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Mid-Career Award, which recognizes meritorious achievements and leadership in biomedical engineering and significant involvement and sustained contributions to the BMES.
Oct. 25, 2018—Katherine Rothamel, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected as the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.
Oct. 24, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will mark its 40th anniversary on Nov. 1 with a celebration from noon to 2 pm. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to attend.
Oct. 12, 2018—Conway-Welch, who transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer.
Oct. 5, 2018—Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education Laurie Cutting has received a $3 million NIH Merit Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Oct. 4, 2018—The Association of American Universities will launch a national Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct in spring 2019. Vanderbilt University is one of 33 institutions participating in the project.
Oct. 3, 2018—Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Reyna Gordon has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”