Post Tagged with: "Chancellor’s Lecture Series"

Actor and singer–songwriter Jaden Smith (left) listens as former Vice President Al Gore speaks to Vanderbilt students studying Earth and environmental science. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

Chancellor’s Lecture Series: 24 hours of climate reality

Former Vice President Al Gore hosted a flagship presentation at Vanderbilt University on Nov. 20 as part of a worldwide event called “24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action.”

Terry Crews spends time with students in the E. Bronson Ingram College Great Room before his
Chancellor’s Lecture in September. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

Chancellor’s Lecture Series: The Meaning of Manhood

Athlete, actor and activist Terry Crews shared his personal story as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt Sept. 9, encouraging increased respect and compassion for others.

Chancellor’s Lecture Series: STEM Stars

Chancellor’s Lecture Series: STEM Stars

Two giants in the science world joined Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos on April 30 for the final 2018–19 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event, passionately advocating for an America that encourages its citizens to abandon simple opinion on big challenges and instead use evidence-based, critical thinking.

Pulitzer Prize–winning presidential biographer and Professor of American Presidency Jon Meacham, left, and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, right, listen as the former president shares an anecdote about his newfound love for painting during his Chancellor’s Lecture Series appearance in March. (Vanderbilt University/Joe Howell)

Chancellor’s Lecture Series: President George W. Bush

President George W. Bush spent the day at Vanderbilt on March 11, surprising a history class and visiting a student veterans club before speaking to a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium that evening.

The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.