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Students, administrators discuss West End neighborhood planning at town hall

About 75 students shared their ideas on the possibilities for the redevelopment of Vanderbilt University’s West End neighborhood at a Chancellor’s Town Hall Wednesday evening.


Four Vanderbilt graduate, professional schools score in top 20 in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

“U.S. News & World Report” rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.


Gonzales, Totenberg to join Zeppos, Meacham for Supreme Court talk

Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host an in-depth look at the effort to fill the current vacancy to the United States Supreme Court. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.


Jones, Klein, King, Abdul-Jabbar to headline Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium March 27-29

Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.


Barry Friedman discusses policing reform on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews Barry Friedman, a noted constitutional law scholar and director of the Policing Project, on the third episode of “The Zeppos Report” podcast.


March issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Read the March 2017 issue of “The Open Dore,” Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online. In addition, join Wente this afternoon at the Robert Penn Warren Center for Open Dore On Location.


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.


Deadline to apply for seed grant funding for equity, diversity and inclusion projects is tomorrow

The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is offering funding to support pilot research or developmental projects on equity, diversity and inclusion.


Institute holds vital role in protecting military’s interests in avionics software

Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems will operate a registry of standard-meeting software that can be used across military aircraft, saving time and money.


AlertVU test scheduled for today

Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the larger Vanderbilt community.


Lecture: ‘Preserving Press Credibility in a Polarized Society’ today

Journalist Margaret Sullivan of “The Washington Post” will speak at the First Amendment Center March 16 as part of the new Seigenthaler Series.


‘Triptych’ challenges cultural perceptions of self and others

“Triptych,” an exhibition inspired by the three-panel paintings of early Christian altars, is on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School March 16-April 28.


Discussion set about Trump’s first 50 days

A free forum about President Donald Trump’s first 50 days in office will be held at Vanderbilt Law School March 20.


Fossils at the Fort is March 25

Fossils at the Fort is happening on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park. The event is free and will take place rain or shine.


Blogger Phil Yu to speak March 30

Phil Yu, who writes about race and culture in his blog “Angry Asian Man,” will give a talk March 30.


United Nations official to deliver Charney Lecture at Vanderbilt

This year’s Charney Lecturer is United Nations official Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, who will discuss “Global Challenges to Human Rights” April 5 at Vanderbilt Law School.


Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt closed Sunday for inventory count

Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt will be closed Sunday, March 19, due to the store’s annual inventory count. The store will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, March 20.


Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day with VU’s new recycling system

Starting March 17, recycling on campus will begin switching over to dual-stream recycling, with plastic and aluminum combined in one container.


Vanderbilt young alumni: Rise to the G.O.L.D. Challenge

Calling all Vanderbilt undergraduate alumni in the classes of 2007 through 2016. By making a gift of any size to Vanderbilt by March 17, you can help us secure an additional $125,000 in challenge gifts.


Take Note

» Free ‘Hidden Figures’ screening and discussion this Sunday

» Join Women’s Center for Work-Life Workshop March 20

» ‘Duplication in Chinese Sculpture’ topic of Goldberg art lecture March 23

» VUMC limited submission opportunity: NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities

» VICC ovarian cancer funding opportunity

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: ‘Indian Food Made Easy’ March 22

» Attend the Scope Out Colon Health Expo March 28

» Craft and ‘chill’ at the VRWC April 11

» Free workshops, webcasts from Fidelity Investments now available on-demand

» My Southern Health: Common prostate ailments

» My Southern Health: Kids and sinus infections

Research News @Vanderbilt


March 16
The Dada Effect: An Anti-Aesthetic and Its Influence

March 16 — 4:10 p.m.
The Annual Byrn Lecture — 'Change: How History Happens'

March 16 — 5 p.m.
The Global Psyche: Experiments in Ethics, Politics and Technoscience

March 16 — 6:15 p.m.
Shameless: The Ethics of Embarrassment

March 17
Founder's Day, the anniversary of the founding of Vanderbilt University in 1873

March 17 — noon
Community Lawyering and Racial Justice in the South

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