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Ingram family honors father with $20 million gift to Vanderbilt’s College Halls

Three Ingram family members are making gifts totaling $20 million to name Vanderbilt University’s newest College Hall in honor of their late father and former Board of Trust member E. Bronson Ingram.


Evans, Rothschild to assume leadership posts with Board of Trust in July

The Vanderbilt Board of Trust will get a new chairman and vice chairman on July 1.


Philip Dikeman, associate professor of flute, has died

Philip Dikeman, associate professor of flute at the Blair School of Music and acting principal flute of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, died at home from cancer April 20.


Women’s tennis claims SEC Tournament title

Two seasons ago, the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team won its first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship. On Sunday the Commodores returned to the pinnacle of SEC tennis in dramatic fashion.


VUToday: Man-eating lions in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Vanderbilt news stories for the week of April 17 include research on the teeth of Kenyan man-eating lions and new findings about sodium’s impact on thirst and diet.


VUSN dean featured on upcoming episode of NPT’s ‘Aging Matters’

Linda Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, talks about the aging health care workforce during a new episode of Nashville Public Television’s “Aging Matters” on Thursday, April 27, at 8 p.m.


Smith to attend national higher ed leadership development programs

Tina L. Smith, Vanderbilt assistant vice chancellor and Chancellor’s Higher Education Fellow, will participate in two national leadership development programs this summer.


Wisecaver named ‘Postdoc of the Year’

Vanderbilt postdoctoral scholar Jennifer Wisecaver has been named this year’s “Postdoc of the Year” by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for her exceptional scholarship.


Class of 2017: Stephanie Zundel conquers physical challenges and inspires others

Losing her sight at age 3 was no match for Peabody College senior Stephanie Zundel’s competitive spirit. While at Vanderbilt, she took up marathon running and completed the 2017 Boston Marathon on April 17.


Class of 2017: Melissa De La Torre promotes human rights and a path to citizenship

The current discourse in this country about immigration policy and reform is much more than political rhetoric for College of Arts and Science senior Melissa De La Torre.


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Class of 2017: David Rodgers is composing a life in music

Blair School of Music senior David Rodgers is graduating with a newly released album of jazz originals he composed, arranged and performed, as well as a spot in the touring band of Grammy Award-winning blues musicians Keb’ Mo’ and Taj Mahal.


April issue of Faculty Senate’s ‘Engage’ newsletter now available

The April 2017 issue of “Engage,” the newsletter of Vanderbilt University’s Faculty Senate, is now available.


Vanderbilt Employee Appreciation picnic set for May 16

The annual Vanderbilt Employee Appreciation picnic is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16.


Deadlines approaching for VIDL grant and award programs

The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning reminds the campus community about this year’s fast-approaching deadlines for its grant and awards programs, as well as the Graduate Fellows program.


Apply now for ‘Business of VU’ program that launches this fall

University faculty, staff and students are invited to apply now for a five-session program this fall that provides an in-depth look into higher education and the business operations of Vanderbilt.


Reminder: Learn about SkyVU updates in blog posts

Check out the latest SkyVU blog on its website. Posts capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with upcoming events and important dates.


Vanderbilt Program for Music, Mind & Society to host free event May 3

The Program for Music, Mind & Society at Vanderbilt will present research and perform music at its upcoming “Scientific Salon: A Soiree of Science and Song” on May 3.


Diversity expert speaks May 3 on going beyond rhetoric of equity and opportunity

Rumay Alexander, interim chief diversity officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, May 3.


Volunteers needed for Commencement 2017

Vanderbilt’s Commencement 2017 is scheduled for May 10–12, and your help is needed to make the event a success.


Take Note

» Audiology Clinic to offer free hearing screenings April 26, 27, 28

» School of Medicine spring faculty meeting set for April 27

» Symposium on Modeling Immunity is April 27

» VICC Annual Scientific Retreat slated for May 4

» TPAC offers employee discounts for shows in May and June

HR News

» Learn about estate planning from Fidelity Investments May 4

» Complete Go for the Gold Step 1: Compass Health Assessment

» VRWC offers summer group swim lessons

» Enter to win prizes with the Start! physical activity program

» Work Life Connections-EAP offers mindfulness videos for employees

Research News @Vanderbilt


April 24 — 12:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion with Three Distinguished Methodologists

April 25 — 2 p.m.
Teaching, Difference & Power: Class Matters Symposium

April 27 — 5 p.m.
Bach & Brew

April 28 — 1 p.m.
American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davidson

April 28 — 7 p.m.
Precollege Chamber Ensembles

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