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All you need to know about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory has compiled a comprehensive guide—from science to safety—ahead of the total solar eclipse set to sweep across the country on Aug. 21, with Nashville the largest city in the path of totality.


New research identifies best coping strategies for kids

A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in “Psychological Bulletin” outlines which coping strategies work best.


Impact Player: Football places Oren Burks in position to tackle pressing questions

Vanderbilt student-athlete Oren Burks graces the summer 2017 cover of “Champion,” the magazine of the NCAA. Read the feature story.


VUToday: Republican doubt about Russian meddling in weekly roundup of VU news

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 17.


Facilities celebrates inaugural Field Day

The Vanderbilt University Facilities Department held its inaugural Field Day July 21 at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.


VU staff tour private art collection at Fine Arts Gallery

Vanderbilt staff members gathered July 18 for “Art in the Afternoon” at the Fine Arts Gallery.


Simply Mac offering pre-orders for Tax Free Weekend July 28–30

Simply Mac is offering pre-orders on items discounted for Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students during Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend, July 28–30.


Women’s Center adds to breastfeeding resources, hosts open house Aug. 1

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 Aug. 3

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 Aug. 5

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


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.


Take Note

» NEH Summer Stipend program submission deadline extended to July 31

» Sign up for ‘Everyday Bias’ workshop July 26

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

» Memorial service for Dale Andrews is Aug. 12 in Benton Chapel

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy cooking with beef July 28

» What do I say when someone is grieving?

» All steps of Go for the Gold 2017 now available

» Be a leader for wellness with Wellness Commodores

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 24 — 10 a.m.
Vanderbilt University Department of Art Presents: Borrowed Light - Susan Bryant

July 24 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

July 24 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

July 27 — 11:30 a.m.
Interpreting Washington: What's at Stake for Research Universities?

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