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Psychological and Counseling Center director transitions to faculty role

Catherine Fuchs, director of the Psychological and Counseling Center, will transition from center director to return to child and adolescent specialty care in her capacity as faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.


Levine’s scholarship on Jesus’ parables featured in new children’s book

Amy-Jill Levine’s scholarship on Jesus’ parables is the basis for a new children’s book that she co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.


Love Circle energy park project to reach five years of continuous operation

On Aug. 1, the renewable energy pilot facility atop Nashville’s Love Circle—a joint venture between the Vanderbilt School of Engineering and Metro Water Services featuring a wind turbine and solar panels—will complete five years of continuous operation.


VUToday: Electricity from human motion in weekly roundup of VU news stories

University News and Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, each weekday. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of July 24.


Wear black and gold for College Colors Day, chance to win prizes

In the lead up to College Colors Day on Sept. 1, Commodore fans on campus and across the nation are encouraged to show their black and gold on social media for a chance to win a variety of prizes, including an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship.


Women’s Center adds to breastfeeding resources, hosts open house tomorrow

To further bolster its support of breastfeeding mothers on campus, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center recently purchased a Medela Symphony hospital-grade breast pump. Vanderbilt community members are invited to see the new pump when the Women’s Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 1, the first day of World Breastfeeding Week.


15th annual VSSA Student Research Symposium is Thursday

Undergraduates from around the country will present their research conducted at Vanderbilt this summer during the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy’s 15th annual Student Research Symposium. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 3, at the Wond’ry.


Dore Jam scheduled for Saturday

Dore Jam, Vanderbilt’s annual Fan Day activity, is moving to an early Saturday date in August and will include several new activities.


Chill out with a free frozen treat Aug. 10

Hot summer days in the South can get pretty intense! Get some relief Aug. 10 with Vandy Chills, a university Employee Appreciation event.


New Staff Orientation to extend hours effective August 2017

New Staff Orientation plays a key role in onboarding new staff and welcoming them to the Vanderbilt community. In an ongoing effort to improve the experience and make a lasting impression on our new colleagues, HR has decided to extend the orientation program.


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

Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

A new energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in clothing.


Take Note

» CRP: Presentation on state health initiatives Aug. 4

» Memorial service for renowned homiletics professor Dale Andrews is Aug. 12

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

» VU Limited Submission Opportunity: Procter & Gamble higher ed grants

» VU Limited Submission Opportunity: 2017 Simons Investigators – MMLS

» VU limited submission opportunity: 2017 Simons Investigators – Math+X

HR News

» ‘Fall Gardening and Composting’ at VRWC Aug. 10

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Herb Recipes Worthy of Sharing’ Aug. 11

» Outdoor Rec Center used equipment sale Aug. 26

» Track your activity to win great prizes with the Start! physical activity program

» All steps of Go for the Gold 2017 now available

» What do I say when someone is grieving?

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 31 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

July 31 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

Aug. 1 — noon
World Breastfeeding Week Open House

Aug. 3 — 2 p.m.
The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt

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