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School of Nursing receives $1.2M to support students planning faculty careers

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.2 million grant to support doctor of nursing practice students who plan to become nursing faculty. The grant is part of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Nurse Faculty Loan Program.


Teach for America service leads to empathy

Two years with Teach for American influences participants to empathize with the poorer members of society and accept that poverty isn’t a choice, according to a new Vanderbilt study.


Entrepreneurial program adds to Vanderbilt student-athlete experience

Ten rising sophomore student-athletes are presenting business ideas this summer as part of Pre-Flight, an entrepreneurial experience and pitch workshop held at the Wond’ry.


Parking Services enforces ‘pull-in only’ policy for campus drivers

Vanderbilt University Parking Services is enforcing its “pull-in only” policy for registered vehicles on campus. Faculty, staff and student drivers are asked to pull in to spaces in their designated parking areas rather than back in.


Read the latest issue of ‘iNCLUSIVE’

The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents “iNCLUSIVE,” a biweekly blast of diverse news and events from across campus.


‘Dores at the Shores’: Get half-off day passes at Nashville Shores tomorrow

Enjoy half-off day passes at Nashville Shores this Friday, and have some fun in the sun with the Vanderbilt football team.


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.


Watch Video

Cotton candy capillaries lead to circuit boards that dissolve when cooled

Leon Bellan made a dissolving circuit board that, so far, just turns on an LED light. Its potential applications are far more promising.


Take Note

» Sign up for ‘Everyday Bias’ workshop July 26

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

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

» Frontiers in Biochemistry seminar series kicks off Aug. 18

» World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2017

HR News

» What do I say when someone is grieving?

» Babies and You: ‘Preparing for Labor and Birth’ July 20

» Vandy Walks: VUMC tunnel walk July 20

» Vandy Cooks: Healthy cooking with beef July 28

» All steps of Go for the Gold 2017 now available

» Be a leader for wellness with Wellness Commodores

Research News @Vanderbilt


July 20 — 10 a.m.
Vanderbilt University Department of Art Presents: Borrowed Light - Susan Bryant

July 20 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

July 20 — 2 p.m.
American Artists and the Legacy of the Grand Tour, 1880-1960

July 20 — 2 p.m.
The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt

July 22 — 10 a.m.
Story Time with Lisa and Myles

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