Can’t see this email? View it in your browser.
Vanderbilt University: MyVU
  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019  
Story Photo
President George W. Bush to visit for Chancellor’s Lecture March 11
Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush, for a conversation on Monday, March 11.
Story Photo
Zeppos to welcome distinguished guests to campus during spring lectures
A former United States president, groundbreaking political figures, and nationally renowned science advocates are among the speakers to be featured over the next two months of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt.
Story Photo
‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain reflects on her father, civility at Chancellor’s Lecture
During her Chancellor’s Lecture Series appearance Tuesday evening, Meghan McCain, political analyst, best-selling author and co-host of “The View,” said she loves visiting universities and talking to young people about politics because they’re more curious and open than older generations.
Story Photo
Annual Service Award Ceremony is today
Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony, which recognizes employees who celebrated significant service milestones in 2018, is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 2:45 p.m. All Vanderbilt University employees are invited to attend.
Story Photo
Schorr, leading expert on social entrepreneurship, dies
James Schorr, who started the social entrepreneurship program at Vanderbilt University, where he was an adjunct professor at the Owen Graduate School of Management and Peabody College of education and human development, has died. He was 51.
Story Photo
Beasley to give Divinity School’s Bogitsh Lecture tomorrow
Vanessa Beasley, associate provost and dean of residential faculty and associate professor of communication studies, will give a talk titled “Enough: Imagining a Political Culture of Worthiness in the United States” beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room 124.
Story Photo
LGBTQI Life hosts 2019 OUT in Front Conference Feb. 23
Vanderbilt’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life will host the 2019 OUT in Front conference Feb. 23. The keynote speaker is award-winning author, musician and dancer Brontez Purnell.
Story Photo
Voice services ordering to be streamlined through SerVU system
The SerVU system includes new order forms and an automated approval process that will streamline and speed the voice services ordering process for the university.
Story Photo
Applications invited for the OpEd Project at Vanderbilt
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Program in American Studies invite Vanderbilt faculty, graduate and professional students, postdoctoral fellows, and staff to apply for an upcoming two-day workshop administered by the OpEd Project on the Vanderbilt campus. The nonprofit OpEd Project is a social venture founded to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world.
Story Photo
Women’s Center seeking nominations for 2019 awards
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is seeking nominations for its annual awards that recognize and honor Vanderbilt community members for their contributions to the advancement of university women. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Feb. 22.
Story Photo
Employee Appreciation: Women’s Basketball Fan Fest is March 3
Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team as they take on the Florida Gators on Sunday, March 3. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m.
Story Photo
Vanderbilt Magazine: Launch Pad
Vanderbilt’s internationally acclaimed student rocket team has propelled many alumni into the science of spaceflight.


Take Note

Executive Education: Take the next step in your leadership journey

Blair School offers adult Tai Chi classes for stress release

Fidelity offers online Financial Education Workshop Series

Limited Submission Opportunity: Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant

‘The Future of Legal Education’ Feb. 26

Video Editing Basics workshop Feb. 27

‘Explorations in Research’ networking event Feb. 27

YouTube’s ‘Physics Girl’ discusses using videos in science outreach Feb. 28

‘Helping People with Obesity Better Understand Their Surgical Options’ March 1

SENSE Theatre to perform ‘The Makeover’ March 8-9

Vandy Cooks: ‘The Pastabilities are Endless’ March 13

Life Phase Series: ‘First-Time Home Buying’ March 14

Virtual Private Network to begin using multi-factor authentication March 18

Inaugural SCRIPS symposium set for March 21

Report outside retirement contributions to HR by April 1


Coming Up

· FEB ·
  Babies and You: ‘Coping with the Stresses and Emotions of Pregnancy’
· FEB ·
  ‘Love Your Heart’
· FEB ·
  Annual Academic Pathways Symposium
· FEB ·
  Flexner Deans’ Lecture: Dr. Mamta Swaroop
· FEB ·
  Life Phase Series: ‘Raised-Bed Gardening with an Expert’


Follow Vanderbilt

twitter facebook instagram
linked in youtube snapchat
flickr pinterest  
Vanderbilt in the News
Associated Press: Former colleagues pay tribute to former Vandy AD Williams
Numerous Vanderbilt officials and former athletes paid tribute to David Williams II at a funeral for the Southeastern Conference’s first black athletics director.
National Geographic: How roaches avoid deadly zombification—and more breakthroughs
Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences Kenneth Catania’s cockroach research is featured.
The Wall Street Journal: Raise a cup to the coffee nerds
Vanderbilt’s Institute for Coffee Studies is mentioned.
Axios: Hospitals are making a lot of money on outpatient drugs
Stacie Dusetzina, associate professor of health policy, is quoted.
Have something to say about what you read here? Send us an email.

myVU provides top news and information each week for faculty, staff, and students of Vanderbilt University and is published by the Division of Communications.
PMB 357737, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-7737.
  [% share:email url_only=“true” %]   [% share:facebook url_only=“true” %]   [% share:twitter url_only=“true” %]   [% share:linkedin url_only=“true” %]  
Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.Accessibility information. Vanderbilt®, Vanderbilt University®, V Oak Leaf Design®, Star V Design® and Anchor Down® are trademarks of The Vanderbilt University.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -