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Message from the Chancellor on March 6 Executive Order

Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the March 6 Executive Order.


Wente, Pinson visit state leaders during Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill

Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill March 7 allowed campus leaders to meet with members of the Tennessee General Assembly to thank them for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships.


Statement from Chancellor Zeppos regarding the death of Sen. Douglas Henry Jr.

Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos remarks on the death of Vanderbilt alumnus and Tennessee state Sen. Douglas Henry Jr.


Neul named new director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Jeffrey Neul, division head of child neurology and vice chair for developmental neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, has been named the new director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. He will join Vanderbilt on Aug. 1.


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

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


Seed grant funding available for equity, diversity and inclusion projects

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


AlertVU test scheduled for March 16

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.


Future leaders learn how to ‘play’ in Vanderbilt class

Playful practices that include the art of juggling are central to Play, Subversion and Change, a class geared toward Divinity School students preparing to lead communities of faith and learning.


‘Driving While Black’ focus of Vanderbilt Divinity breakfast

HIghlights from “Driving While Black: A Report on Racial Profiling in Metro Nashville Police Department Traffic Stops” will be discussed at a March 14 Vanderbilt Divinity School Community Breakfast.


What happens when Western psychiatry goes global?

A March conference at Vanderbilt about “The Global Psyche” will feature two keynote speeches open to the public


Blair hosts international clarinet competition

Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music hosts the 2017 Backun International Clarinet Competition March 9-11, welcoming young musicians from around the world competing for $15,000 in awards.


Blair precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13

The Blair School of Music precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13. Auditions are held by appointment in March and April.


Free ‘Hidden Figures’ screening and discussion March 19

Vanderbilt will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated film “Hidden Figures” on Sunday, March 19, in Sarratt Cinema. The screening will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion led by Nicole Joseph, assistant professor of mathematics education.


Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt closed March 19 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.


Watch Video

New DIVE website launched

The Office of the Provost has launched a new website and video to promote and share information about Vanderbilt’s Quality Enhancement Plan: Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, or DIVE.


Take Note

» Spring forward Sunday for Daylight Saving Time

» Community Scholars Program grant applications available for graduate, postgraduate trainees

» WOW: ‘Global health and development initiatives in Guinea, the Congo and Kenya’ March 15

» Register your children today: CampVandy runs June 5–July 28

» VU Cheerleading and Dance Team to host workshop for grades 8–12

» Outdoor Recreation’s climbing competition is April 3

HR News

» Feast your ears on Roomful of Teeth at Employee Appreciation concert March 15

» Babies and You: ‘Basics of Infant Safety’ March 16

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

» Craft and ‘chill’ at the VRWC April 11

» Decorate your work area blue for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

» Join Health Plus for National Nutrition Month in March

» 1095-C tax forms for 2016 mailed, available soon in My VU Benefits

Research News @Vanderbilt


March 10
Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era: Storytelling for Social Action

March 10 — noon
Vanderbilt Visions Training Seminar

March 10 — 7 p.m.
Dyer Observatory Telescope Night

March 14 — 7:30 a.m.
Community Breakfast: 'The Truth and Reconciliation Project'

March 14 — 12:05 p.m.
Victor S. Johnson Lecture on Barry Friedman's book 'Unwarranted Policing Without Permission'

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