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Chancellor honors faculty, notes important role of research universities at spring assembly

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos extolled the important role of America’s research universities in fueling the nation’s future during the Spring Faculty Assembly April 5.


VU board chairman commits $20M to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership

Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience at Vanderbilt as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.


Six academic leaders honored at Spring Faculty Assembly

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.


Johnson reappointed as dean of Owen Graduate School of Management

M. Eric Johnson has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. His second five-year term will begin July 1.


Healthy Minds Working Group releases recommendations

The Healthy Minds Working Group has developed a set of recommendations to further guide the university in its mental health and wellbeing initiatives.


Overflow viewing for Chancellor’s Lecture Series with Vice President Joe Biden April 10

A live video stream of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event featuring Vice President Joe Biden will be displayed at the Vanderbilt Rec Center Multipurpose Facility beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.


VUToday: Securing elections, Trump’s effect on politics, Sotomayor in weekly roundup of news

The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, three times per week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of April 2.


Deadline to opt out of student records transfer to UCC is tomorrow

Vanderbilt University’s University Counseling Center will replace Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Psychological & Counseling Center beginning July 1. To facilitate the continuity of care for students currently receiving services at the PCC and who are expected to continue to receive services at the new UCC, VUMC will begin copying some student data and records from the PCC to transfer to the new UCC this spring.


Experience ‘The Sound of Silent Voices’ at Central Library April 10

The Vanderbilt libraries will host “The Silent Voices Project” on Tuesday, April 10, in the Central Library’s Community Room. Under the artistic direction of Blair faculty member Zachary Ebin, the Toronto-based Ton Beau String Quartet will perform trios and quartets by young composers based on poetry written by children of the Holocaust.


‘Public transportation and the Vanderbilt community’ topic of talk April 11

Vanderbilt students and members of the Nashville Metro Transit Authority will discuss how to utilize the free MTA bus system from campus to key places in Nashville. Students will gain valuable insight to navigating a major city while reducing their carbon footprint and saving money.


Career Center hosts sessions on competitive student scholarships, fellowships

The Career Center will present several informational sessions and workshops throughout March and April for students interested in applying for competitive national honors scholarships and fellowships.


All are invited to April 19 closing celebration for local DIVE projects

The Office of Active Citizenship and Service invites students, faculty and staff to the April 19 DIVE closing celebration, set for 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at The Commons Center.


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Portraits capture path-forging power of Vanderbilt Pioneers

The Vanderbilt Pioneers program is devoted to keeping a historical record of women and minorities who were the first in leadership roles at the university.


Research News @Vanderbilt


April 9 — 11 a.m.
America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

April 9 — Noon
Empowerment Beyond Borders: Social Entrepreneurship and Technology

April 9 — 12:15 p.m.
Adaptations in Film: The Legal, Business, Creative and Practical Implications Posed by Intellectual Property

April 9 — 4:10 p.m.
Writing Up: Commercial Success, Reputation and the Career Pathways of Nashville Songwriters

April 9 — 4:30 p.m.
Researching Injustice: Telling the Story of Legal Lynching in Jim Crow Birmingham

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