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Message from the Provost and the Chief Diversity Officer on post-election concerns

“We stand with all members of the Vanderbilt community, of all backgrounds, including those who feel particularly at risk given the recent election,” write Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion George C. Hill in a message to the Vanderbilt community.


Employee Holiday Gift Giveaway is tomorrow

Vanderbilt’s 2016 Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9, at Langford Auditorium. Stop in for a free turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt oven mitt. The Turkey Cam is back for 2016! Watch the fun live from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow on the Holiday Gift Giveaway webpage.


Vanderbilt Poll: Tennesseans optimistic as Trump era begins

Residents of Tennessee are optimistic as they wait for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the latest Vanderbilt Poll.


Basic Science Research Advisory Committee formed

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has formed a new Basic Science Research Advisory Committee that will serve as a forum for generating ideas and opportunities.


Transition Management Office launches series focused on IT post-split changes

The Transition Management Office has launched TechShare, a new series of roadshows featuring subject-matter experts who offer deeper dives into upcoming changes to Vanderbilt’s IT systems and infrastructure.


Renamed Arts and Science department deepens cross-disciplinary focus

Faculty and students will explore cultural history, literature, film, political culture and other interdisciplinary areas in the newly named Department of German, Russian and East European Studies.


VUSN professor receives grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Jie Deng has been awarded a $789,000 research scholar grant by the American Cancer Society to develop and test a self-care program for head and neck cancer survivors diagnosed with secondary lymphedema and fibrosis.


Clock of Ages: 40 years of climbing Kirkland tower, and Paul Young keeps on ticking

For the past 110 years, the hourly tolling of Kirkland Hall’s signature bell has alerted generations of students that they’ve overslept for economics class or that kickoff was imminent. For more than a third of those 110 years, the task of keeping the tower’s clock ticking has fallen to Paul Young.


Open house for MLAS program set for Dec. 12

Working adults interested in taking classes at Vanderbilt are encouraged to attend the open house of the Master of Liberal Arts and Science program Dec. 12.


Watch Video

Cool food with a mission: Student runs first-ever campus kosher food truck

Vanderbilt student Zack Freeling runs Aryeh’s Kitchen, the only campus food truck in the United States offering a fully kosher menu, including meat items.


Take Note

» Physics colloquium: ‘From exoplanets to personalizing clothing’ Dec. 8

» SECURITY NOTICE: Sexual assault on campus

» ‘Addressing Stigma and Promoting Mental Health for LGBT Communities’ Dec. 12

» Employee appreciation discount available at Barnes & Noble Dec. 16

» Save the date: Gordon to give MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

» Get your ticket mini plans for men’s basketball home games

HR News

» Vandy Cooks: Holiday bread making workshop Dec. 9

» Babies and You: ‘Caring for your family and yourself’ Dec. 15

» 10 healthier ways to manage holiday stress

» Check your weight and blood pressure with Higi

» Health Plus comes to you

» Some campus services available during upcoming holidays

» Get help with the holiday blues from Vanderbilt EAP, benefit providers

Research News @Vanderbilt


Dec. 8
Commodore Award Nominations

Dec. 8 — 10 a.m.
Working Through It: 'Visualizing Hope and Recovery Through Art'

Dec. 8 — 10 a.m.
Annual Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival

Dec. 8 — 11 a.m.
Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966-1970

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