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School of Nursing celebrates accomplishment during August pinning ceremonies

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized more than 350 students for the completion of their programs with pinning ceremonies held at Langford Auditorium Aug. 6. Pinning is a tradition unique to nursing that signifies entry into the profession.


VU Athletics Bridge Program helps new student-athletes transition to college life

Thirty-one incoming first-year student-athletes took in instructional sessions on topics ranging from academic integrity and college writing to financial management, networking and mental health as part of Vanderbilt Athletics’ Summer Bridge Program.


McSeveney, historian of the Gilded Age, dead at 86

Retired history professor Samuel T. McSeveny has died at the age of 86.


A&S student featured in 2017 Shakespeare in the Park

Miranda Pepin, an Arts and Science rising senior, performs two roles in the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s double feature, “The Winter’s Tale” and “Antony and Cleopatra,” at Centennial Park.


Vanderbilt IT speaks to staff about how to protect against phishing attacks

Masood Sidiqyar, VUIT’s director of security operations, spoke to members of the University Staff Advisory Council Aug. 8 about how to spot a malicious email.


New application will enhance protection against email phishing attacks

VUIT will launch a new security program Monday, Aug. 28, to provide more protection to Vanderbilt email users from external phishing attacks.


Get your free frozen treat today

Stop by University Library Lawn today, Aug. 10, near the Harold Stirling Vanderbilt statue to pick up a free frozen treat, or visit one of the on-campus pop-ups. There will be plenty to choose from, including dairy-free, gluten-free and no-sugar-added options.


University returns to regular working hours next week

The university summer flex schedule runs through Aug. 11. The university returns to regular working hours the week of Aug. 14.


Support first-year School of Medicine Ph.D. students through ‘Simple Beginnings’

Sponsor a lab coat for a new biomedical sciences doctoral student in the School of Medicine through the Simple Beginnings program.


Watch Video

Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

The “performance-boosting super suit” hidden under clothing can be activated by a double tap to save users’ backs.


Take Note

» Memorial service for renowned homiletics professor Dale Andrews set for Saturday

» One lane of Medical Center Drive closed Saturday

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

» Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum scheduled for Oct. 13

» Learn songwriting from the pros at Blair

» Blair offers music for all ages

» Limited submission opportunity: Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program

HR News

» ‘Fall Gardening and Composting’ at VRWC today

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Herb Recipes Worthy of Sharing’ Friday

» Make a change for life: Attend upcoming Diabetes Prevention Program info sessions

» Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Family Dynamics in Caregiving’ Aug. 16

» Babies and You: ‘Caring for Your Newborn’ Aug. 17

» Outdoor Rec Center used equipment sale Aug. 26

Research News @Vanderbilt


Aug. 10 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

Aug. 10 — 1 p.m.
Nutrition Minute: Fresh and Seasonal Boosts Taste

Aug. 10 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

Aug. 10 — 2 p.m.
The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt

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