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University seeks appropriate bargaining unit for non-tenured track faculty

Read the following information about a petition filed by the Service Employees International Union Local 205 seeking an election to represent a disparate group of non-tenure track Vanderbilt faculty.


University Course students meet with legislators during visit to General Assembly

Students from a University Course on the nation’s health care policies spent an immersive day at the Tennessee State Capitol recently, meeting with legislators and discussing issues.


Vanderbilt launches programming for total solar eclipse

The first total solar eclipse to sweep across the United States in 99 years will occur on Aug. 21, with Nashville in its direct path. The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs is coordinating a series of student competitions, curricular and co-curricular programs, and special events to celebrate.


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 Vanderbilt community.


March issue of ‘EDI Connect’ now available

Read the March 2017 issue of “EDI Connect,” the official newsletter of the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


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.


VUToday: Fighting mosquitoes with parasite genes in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Feb. 27 include faculty research on insect parasite genetics that may hold the key to controlling disease-carrying mosquitoes.


Fleming, Hopkins attend SEC leadership development meeting

Geoffrey Fleming and Leslie Welch Hopkins, Vanderbilt’s SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2016-17, visited Mississippi State University Feb. 22-24 for a series of workshops to help prepare them for administrative roles in higher education.


Jewish-Christian relations topic of Jesuit priest’s talk

James Bernauer, a priest and expert on the Holocaust who will speak to a Vanderbilt Divinity class, also will give a public talk on Jewish-Christian relations March 13 at Christ the King Church.


Vanderbilt law students file amicus brief in African human rights case

Law students are taking part in a case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights by filing a brief about an anti-terrorist statute in Ethiopia.


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

1095-C tax forms have been mailed to people who worked at Vanderbilt University during 2016, including former employees who now work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


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

Registering for saving and retirement planning webcasts and getting on-demand advice just got easier, thanks to Fidelity Investments’ new webcast hub.


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.


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

» Project to repave campus sidewalk begins March 6

» Make note of modified hours over Spring Break

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

» Outdoor Recreation’s climbing competition is April 3

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

HR News

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

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

» Decorate your work area blue for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

» Join Health Plus for National Nutrition Month in March

» Get your scuba certification at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Research News @Vanderbilt


March 6 — 8 p.m.
Curb Youth Symphony

March 8 — 4:10 p.m.
Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind and Society

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

March 10 — noon
Vanderbilt Vision Training Seminar

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

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