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Chancellor invites campus community to events promoting mental health and well-being

Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a series of January events designed to further conversations around healthy help-seeking behavior and creating a culture in which the stigma of seeking support can be eradicated.


Training around issues of diversity and inclusion offered to Vanderbilt community

The university’s Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of training sessions around issues of diversity and inclusion for members of the Vanderbilt community during the spring semester.


Explore the consequences of 2016 election at Vanderbilt roundtable

Six days after the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, Yale University’s Jacob Hacker will join three Vanderbilt University professors to discuss the election that brought Trump to power and its political, economic and social consequences.


Learn about Immersion Vanderbilt at upcoming road shows

Want to learn more about Immersion Vanderbilt? The initiative calls for each undergraduate student to participate in an intensive learning experience that takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in the creation of a student-designed, academic product.


Vanderbilt wins two regional Emmy awards

Vanderbilt University won two regional Emmy awards from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during a televised ceremony Jan. 21 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.


Obama’s legacy, saving of rare Cuban documents in weekly roundup of VU news stories

Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Jan. 16 included coverage of the recent Chancellor’s Lecture Series discussion about President Obama’s legacy, as well as researchers’ attempts to save rare Cuban colonial documents.


Marilyn Murphy’s ‘Realism Subverted’ on view at Fine Arts Gallery

In honor of Marilyn Murphy, who will retire in 2017 after 37 years of teaching in Vanderbilt’s Department of Art, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery presents “Marilyn Murphy—Realism Subverted.”


Department of Art lecture series presents painter Pedro Barbeito

The Vanderbilt University Department of Art presents painter and Yale University art lecturer Pedro Barbeito as part of the Studio VU Lecture Series Feb. 8.


Learn about SkyVU updates in new blog post

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.


Take VUIT survey for chance to win $100 Amazon gift card

Vanderbilt IT has released its annual Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey. This online survey is confidential, should take about five minutes to complete, and contains fewer than 20 questions.


Watch Video

DNA duplicator is small enough to hold in your hand

Imagine a “DNA photocopier” small enough to hold in your hand that could identify the bacteria or virus causing an infection even before the symptoms appear.


Take Note

» Join Women’s Center for Work-Life Workshop Jan. 24

» Apply for passport Jan. 25 at the Study Abroad and Passport Fair

» Celebrate Chinese New Year Jan. 28 in Hillsboro Village

» First graders needed for longitudinal reading study

HR News

» Get your scuba diving certification at the VRWC

» VRWC offers youth tumbling

» VRWC offers preschool play and grow programs

» VRWC offers salsa and swing dance classes

» VRWC offers adult and youth boxing

Research News @Vanderbilt


Jan. 23 — noon
The Delaware Court of Chancery Turns 225

Jan. 24 — noon
Equal Pay for Equal Work: Lilly Ledbetter and the Fight for Gender Equality in the Workplace

Jan. 24 — 7 p.m.
Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales - Dean's Diversity Lecture by E. Patrick Johnson

Jan. 31 — 5:30 p.m.
Chancellor's Lecture Series: Kay Redfield Jamison - An Unquiet Mind

Feb. 2 — 1 p.m.
Laura Rendon - Dean's Diversity Lecture

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