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Sept. 11 remembrance begins at noon today

At noon on Monday, Sept. 11, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity.


Endowed chair holder celebration honors 11 professors

Eleven Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center.


Vanderbilt ready to assist students impacted by Hurricane Irma

Associate Provost and Dean of Students Mark Bandas has communicated with Vanderbilt students about resources available on campus to assist them. The university will continue to monitor for impacts to the extended Vanderbilt community and will share information about opportunities to assist as they become available.


VU staff: Win tickets to the Nashville Predators home opener

Vanderbilt staff have the chance to win tickets to the Nashville Predators’ home opener Oct. 10.


Strengthening students’ digital literacy is aim of new initiatives, resources on campus

Enhancing Vanderbilt students’ digital literacy and providing resources to help them become thoughtful contributors to digital discourse is the aim of a new university committee as well as a number of efforts currently underway on campus.


RTI is getting a bad rap, say education researchers

When schools are unable to properly and rigorously implement the complex Response To Intervention structure, it’s not fair to say the program itself is ineffective.


Learn about fire safety at Vanderbilt

September is National Preparedness Month, which is a great time to review fire safety protocols to make sure you are ready in the event of a fire affecting your campus area.


Flulapalooza taking place a few weeks earlier this year

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is gearing up for its seventh annual Flulapalooza mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.


Alternative energy sources and predictions for a bad flu season in weekly roundup of VU news

University News and Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, twice weekly. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Sept. 4.


‘Resilient Souls,’ photo exhibition celebrating women’s perseverance, opens today

“The Resilient Souls Project,” a photo exhibition of portraits and writing celebrating women’s perseverance through life’s challenges, will be on display in the Kissam Center from Sept. 11 through Oct. 6. The exhibition is part of the university’s ongoing initiative to support holistic and inclusive approaches to mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.


‘Introducing the Vanderbilt Center for Autism and Innovation’ Sept. 13

Learn about the new Vanderbilt Center for Autism and Innovation from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Room 241. This TIPs-funded initiative is aimed at developing an interdisciplinary model to enhance employment opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum by identifying strengths and providing supportive and assistive technologies.


Undergraduate research fair and poster session Sept. 14

The fourth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is set for Sept. 14 at the Student Life Center.


Campus community invited to enjoy PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 15

The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend PARK(ing) Day, a pop-up space presented by FutureVU, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at parking lot 5A near the Baker Building.


Employee Tailgate is this Saturday

The Vanderbilt University pre-game tailgate is this Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Recreation Field No. 2 and will feature food, games, music and fun.


HR workshops: ‘Crucial Conversations’ and ‘Coaching and Developing Staff’

Vanderbilt Human Resources is offering upcoming workshop sessions on “Crucial Conversations” and “Coaching and Developing Staff.”


Constitution and Citizenship Week is Sept. 18-22

Vanderbilt University has developed a rich slate of programming for Constitution and Citizenship Week 2017. This year’s events are scheduled for Sept. 18-22.


SkyVU Flight Check-In on grants management scheduled for Sept. 19

SkyVU will host its third Flight Check-In on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 4:10 to 5:10 p.m. in the Student Life Center’s Board of Trust Room.


Nominations sought for Levi Watkins awards; annual Levi Watkins lecture set for Oct. 10

The School of Medicine announces the date of the 16th Annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture and also seeks nominations for the annual faculty and student awards named in his honor.


Take Note

» Performance will feature multilingual storytelling Sept. 11

» ‘North Korea and Global Wars in Asia’ roundtable is Sept. 13

» WOW: ‘Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Women in Uganda’ Sept. 27

» Frontotemporal Dementia Q&A with Dr. Bruce Miller Oct. 5

» Posters invited for Oct. 11 symposium honoring Dr. Hal Moses

» Inaugural Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research Science Day is Oct. 17

» My Southern Health: Keeping your child safe from online predators

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Quick and Easy Meals’ Sept. 15

» Vandy Walks: Outdoor art tour with Robert Waits Sept. 28

» Make a change for life: Enroll in the Diabetes Prevention Program

» Sync your Higi account to send weight, blood pressure measurements to Health Plus

» Get your scuba certification at the Recreation and Wellness Center

» What do I say when someone is talking about suicide?

» Calling all VU Event Volunteers

Research News @Vanderbilt


Sept. 11 — 11 a.m.
Who Are We? Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait

Sept. 11 — noon
For What It's Worth, or Why I Left the Federal Bench

Sept. 11 — noon
Sarratt Art Studios Classes Begin

Sept. 11 — 2 p.m.
Quantitative Methods Colloquium Series

Sept. 11 — 8 p.m.
Vanderbilt Recovery Support

Sept. 12 — 8:30 a.m.
USAC September 2017 Meeting

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